Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Pesticides help farmers defend their crops against insect infections and attacks. Since over 90 percent of the world’s comes from customary agriculture, pesticides are an invaluable tool that also helps contribute to feeding the human population. That is why environmentalists oppose conventional pesticides, like glysophate (i.e. Round Up), while promoting nonsensical solutions like organic farming.… Read More Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

German Environmentalists Push for Insect Protection

In light of allegations that Germany’s insect population is on the decline, environmentalists are pushing for a new law to protect them. In reality, it is an underhanded attempt to outlaw pesticides which will make food crops more vulnerable to insect consumption of them which will, in turn, make more people vulnerable to starvation. Another… Read More German Environmentalists Push for Insect Protection

Shopping ethically adds almost £500 to annual shopping bill, research finds

By Mike Wright, 12, January 2020, The Telegraph Shopping ethically and sustainably can add almost £500 to your annual shopping bill, analysis has revealed as eco-campaigners warn cheaper products often come at a greater environmental cost. Research looking at the ‘shopping basket’ of goods used to work out inflation found that it costs on average… Read More Shopping ethically adds almost £500 to annual shopping bill, research finds

Environmentalists Outraged Over Bayer Seed Factory Expansion in Chile

Bayer’s subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide. Sophia Boddenberg | Deutsche Welle | May 30, 2019 “Fuera Bayer-Monsanto de Chile” (Bayer-Monsanto out of Chile) is written on the colorfully painted posters held by… Read More Environmentalists Outraged Over Bayer Seed Factory Expansion in Chile

Nebraska Farmer: Nothing to Fear About GMO’s

By Deb Gangwish Special for CommonGround May 12, 2019 Omaha World-Herald If you’re involved purchasing food for yourself, your family or your business, you’re likely aware of genetically modified crops – also known as genetically modified organisms (GMOs), GE crops or biotech crops. GMOs have been widely misunderstood. People are concerned about their health and… Read More Nebraska Farmer: Nothing to Fear About GMO’s