Tag Archives: industrial agriculture

Oak Leaf Tatters And Herbicides

What to make of a study of the impact of herbicide drift from farming operations on oak trees? In a peer reviewed 2004 study at the University of Illinois, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences in Urbana, Ill., scientists … Continue reading

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Iowa Agriculture Won't Feed The World

Some of us are not over replacing James Harlan with Norman Borlaug in the National Statuary Hall. Give me a Free Soiler, abolitionist and friend of Abraham Lincoln over agriculture’s “greatest spokesperson” to represent the State of Iowa any day. … Continue reading

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Iowa Based Food Democracy Now! Joins Lawsuit Against Monsanto

At Food Democracy Now! we believe that family farmers have a right to farm without threat and intimidation. We don’t think farmers should be sued because Monsanto’s patented genes from a neighbor’s field blow across their fence and contaminate their … Continue reading

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