Overtime in the agriculture sector is a colossal misfire, and a glaring incompatibility if there ever was one for an industry that is anything by 9-to-5.
Articles by Tim Durham, Plant M.D.
Pesticide choice shouldn’t be about allegiance. It’s about what works and what doesn’t. Let’s dispense with the organic/conventional pesticide rivalry.
Behind the domestication of every species, there’s been a crop wild relative in the mix — and one must concede admiration those early varieties.
The major point about chemophobic scares, be they pesticides or potato polyacrylamide: Ignorance is calibrated to hysteria, and it needs facts to fix.
Food sovereignty: the road to self-sufficiency, or stifling self-righteousness? Seems like a dramatic solution in search of a nonexistent problem.
Though the push for organic is well-intentioned, Sri Lanka is damaging its economy, health, and food security by not considering a balanced and phased transition.
No crop we consume today is remotely like its forerunner. Flexing eugenic purity needlessly typecasts “faux” food and GMOs for the wrong reasons.
What is this notion of pH, and why is it so mission critical? The symptoms of a problem are drawn out in farm soils: its creeping acidity, so to speak.
The Colorado Potato Beetle has found a way to become resistant to every pesticide concoction we throw at it. The CPB always ends up outsmarting us.
A ninth-grader in an advanced biology class sent in questions to GMO Answers, and because I am one of the resident experts, they were forwarded to me.