Renewable Farming

Month: April 2015

Healthy Farming News

Graphic of the world’s biggest cash crops   Vandana Shiva: “Farm-free” lab food is catastrophic for health and environment   Huge new study finds glyphosate residues in a wide range of our foods   Freeze hits French wine grapes. Where’s global warming when we need it?   China’s “Belt and Road” eyes a wet corn …

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More than 700 people pack Vandana Shiva lecture

More than 700 people packed Great Hall at Iowa State University in mid-March to hear an hour-long lecture by eco-agriculturist Vandana Shiva.   She received several rounds of applause during her presentation, which challenged the prevailing U.S. policies of advocating GMO technology here and abroad. Shiva documented how glyphosate, the primary weedkiller linked with “Roundup Ready” …

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Attorney Steven Druker digs behind GMO regulatory facade

By Jill Carlson Steven Druker is a seasoned writer and attorney whose lawsuit finally forced the U.S Food and Drug Administration to disclose 44,000 pages of research studies and other files related to genetically modified organisms previously unavailable to the public.Druker excels in digging through layers of corporate, government, university and medical history to reveal …

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WakeUP Summer: Handy around the house as a cleaner

WakeUP Summer is a wonderful surfactant and carrier for virtually doubling the amount of nutrient your crops will absorb when foliar fed in the field. It’s also one of the best cleansers on the planet for cleaning spray tanks, greasy hands, and oily parts.  Most ag “surfactants” are petroleum based, and their labels warn that they’re hazardous …

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Chinese lawsuit asks disclosure of Roundup safety data

The World Health Organization’s classification of Roundup as a probable human carcinogen is likely to encourage a global flurry of lawsuits to force disclosure of the “rest of the story” on Roundup: Were the additional ingredients in Roundup — besides the “active” ingredient glyphosate — ever determined as safe in the environment?An example from Argentina: We’re seeing …

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