On this 4th of July weekend, Americans celebrate their freedoms. Freedom from the oppressive rule, freedom from taxation without representation and freedom from laws that limit personal rights and the ability to pursue individual passions. But as this country celebrates life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, it also flirts with the idea of limiting … Continue reading The Freedom to Chose
Dr. Oz recently hit the airwaves AGAIN slamming GMO crops and the people who grow them. But if you have paid attention to the good doctor over the years, you have noticed that his criticism and language has changed as past arguments fall victim to the truth. What was once an assault on the nutritional value of … Continue reading Safe Spraying
If GMOs leave the field, farming as we know it will take a major step back and millions of people across the world will no longer be able to afford their food or have access to life-saving, nutritionally superior products.
The marriage of technology and agriculture has done more than create GMO crops, it has delivered life-saving products and solutions that feed and nourish millions across the globe.
I finally got around to watching Chipotle's much-talked-about web series, "Farmed and Dangerous". It was the same message as before: farmers are bad, conventional agriculture is killing us all and Chipotle will save us from modern food production. This time it's being packaged in a web series. The national restaurant chain believes that animals should be … Continue reading Un-Natural Beef
This November California voters will decide if GMO foods will be labeled. Sadly, this is big news that has slipped my "Ag" radar but the outcome of this election could have substantial effects on the nation's food industry. Proposition 37 would require any food derived from plants or animals with genetic material "changed in specified ways" … Continue reading GMO Foods