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Myth: Biotech Companies Block Independent Research

The mantra from the anti-GMO activists for a long, long time has been that there is no scientific studies on biotechnology. If there are no studies then they cannot possibly be safe. But that old argument doesn’t really hold any water and, more than ever, it’s easier to show people that this is not true. […]

The Foodie Farmer: GMO versus NonGMO: The Cost of Production

Farmers grow what there is demand for, plain and simple. What markets are available in our region and the products they want from farmers. Economics 101. We don’t grow what we can’t sell. For us, there is greater demand for GMO derived feed and imgredients than there is for nonGMO feed and ingredients. Strange isn’t […]

The Foodie Farmer: The Costs of GMO Labeling

The Foodie Farmer: The Costs of GMO Labeling.

Anti-GMO activists in Bangladesh tell lies to farmers and the media | Bt Brinjal

Anti-GMO activists in Bangladesh tell lies to farmers and the media | Bt Brinjal.

Farmers Speak Out

Mythology surrounds farmers when it comes to biotech likening them to unwilling slaves of BigAg corporations. Let’s hear it from the farmers themselves. I Occupy Our Food Supply Everyday | The Farmer’s Life Decision 2013: Drought Resistant & GMO Cottonseed Varieties leading the polls | Kissed A Farmer Do Farmers Have Choices? | Prairie Californian […]

I Occupy Our Food Supply Everyday | The Farmer’s Life

I’ve seen a lot of posts online about how corporations control farms or farmers are slaves to “Big Ag.” People claim that we are beholden to them and have to sign unfair contracts to be privileged enough to use their seed. They’ll also claim that the contracts rope us into buying other inputs like pesticides […]

I Occupy Our Food Supply Everyday | The Farmer’s Life

I’m the 4th generation to work this land.  I’ve seen a lot of posts online about how corporations control farms or farmers are slaves to “Big Ag.”  People claim that we are beholden to them and have to sign unfair contracts to be privileged enough to use their seed.  They’ll also claim that the contracts […]

What you need to know about Monsanto and GMO Food – Beyer Beware

What you need to know about Monsanto and GMO Food – Beyer Beware.

Kissed A Farmer: Decision 2013: Drought Resistant & GMO Cottonseed Varieties leading the polls

. Kissed A Farmer: Decision 2013: Drought Resistant & GMO Cottonseed Varieties leading the polls.

Do Farmers Have Choices? | Prairie CalifornianPrairie Californian

There seems to be a consensus going around that farmers have no choice when it comes to the seed they choose to plant. Or if they do have a choice, large corporations like Monsanto force it upon them. And if anybody tries to voice their opinion and let the farmer’s themselves speak upon their choices, […]

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