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Forum: The Politics of Food Today, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: correlation of glysophate use with disease: 12 charts

A link to the study from which the charts originated
http://organic-systems.org/journal/92/JOS_Volume-9_Number-2_Nov_2014-Swanson-et-al.pdf
Forum: The Politics of Food November 21st, 2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Organic Farms Become Winners in Putin's Russia

The bureaucracy that is Putin's gov't will likely toss a spanner into the works
Forum: The Politics of Food November 21st, 2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By Ohiorganic
FSMA Flow Chart

http://sustainableagriculture.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/2014-FSMA-Flowchart-Final.pdf

Flow Chart for FSMA (Food Safety and Modernization Act) to see if one's Farm must comply and how it...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 21st, 2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: week its done

It won't change my life at all and in the world of agriculture it means farms can get the legal labor they have been needing badly for years. It will mean immigrants will be treated as the human...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 20th, 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Ohiorganic
Organic Farms Become Winners in Putin's Russia

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/world/europe/russia-food-sanctions-european-union-farmers.html?_r=0

Can the Farm to Fork Movement Feed Russia?
Forum: The Politics of Food November 18th, 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Food fight: King Co. eyes steep fee hike for farmers markets

Look at the other pdf-it has the farmers market and temporary food fee schedules.I agree that this is a local issue and i also know that in Seattle the farms that do FM's are not small backyard...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 16th, 2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Food fight: King Co. eyes steep fee hike for farmers markets

for the farmers market people is it a $660 increase from $502 to $1162 which is a huge increase, the kind that make your heart skip a beat when you see the figure for the first time and than question...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 16th, 2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Food fight: King Co. eyes steep fee hike for farmers markets

There are a lot of farms at farmers markets in that area that do 10+ markets a week and gross over $5K per market so will be able to absorb this new fee easily and at around $30 a week even a smaller...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 15th, 2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Ohiorganic
French Farmers Grow Angry

http://m.theatlantic.com/infocus/2014/11/french-farmers-grow-angry/100847/

click on link for story which is mainly photos of the protests involving tons of apples, heirloom pumpkins, carrots and...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 13th, 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Back-To-The-Future Agriculture: 'Farming Like the Earth Matters'

what people did 100 years ago was not Organic farming as we know it today. Most farmers loved to use toxic substances like Paris Green and other things that have been banned since the 1950's to...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 12th, 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Ohiorganic
$25 million GMO and Pesticide Safety Study Starts

http://sustainablepulse.com/2014/11/11/25-million-gmo-pesticide-safety-study-launched-london/#.VGOHV76rvmZ

The $ 25 million ‘Factor GMO’ study will investigate the health effects of a genetically...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 11th, 2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Chinese Chicken Is Coming to the United States

What if there is no labeling? And considering COOL is voluntary what makes you think that Tyson or Perdue will put origins on their labels if they do not have to do so by law. They have a pretty bad...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 9th, 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Amish Polluters

Most Amish are not Organic farmers, use lots of synthetic inputs and have no issues with using GMO's. But they all do use a lot of raw manure (not Organic as Organic farms are required to compost...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 9th, 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Chinese Chicken Is Coming to the United States

Not much and, of course, it is better to buy local, pastured birds fed an Organically raised feed and best to raise them yourself.
Forum: The Politics of Food November 9th, 2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By Ohiorganic
Debunking the Myth that GE Crops Reduce Soil Loss

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
By Craig Cox, EWG Senior Vice-President for Agriculture and Natural Resources


Defenders of genetically engineered crops regularly claim that these varieties cut...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 9th, 2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Ohiorganic
Chinese Chicken Is Coming to the United States

Chinese Chicken Is Coming to the United States
A year after allowing processed poultry imports, the USDA is now allowing fresh and frozen birds too.
...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 8th, 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GMO ban passed in Maoui County, HA

I have many among my friends, they make great neighbors. I enjoy these people and even though there are things we do not agree upon there is a lot we do agree upon.
Forum: Heirloom Gardening November 8th, 2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: What's your favorite carrot?

Nelson and bolero for orange, yellowstone for yellow and white satin for white. Still have not found a purple carrot I am thrilled with, have been growing purple haze for several years and while I...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 8th, 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Ohiorganic
New GMO Spud Approved

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/08/business/genetically-modified-potato-from-simplot-approved-by-usda.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=2&utm_content=bufferf5053&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 8th, 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GMO ban passed in Maoui County, HA

Fugacity, look up "Crunchy Cons" it is a growing movement of conservatives who are, for lack of better terms, tree hugging, Birkenstock wearing, organic garden growing, religious fundamentalists...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 7th, 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GMO ban passed in Maoui County, HA

How beautifully the myth that GMO free is a lefty/ Democrat issue has been blown apart right here on this forum. The democrats in DC have been huge backers of biotech, probably far more than the GOP....
Forum: The Politics of Food November 6th, 2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Ohiorganic
Amish Polluters

http://grist.org/food/the-amish-makers-of-jam-fine-cabinetry-and-polluted-rivers/

Many Amish people have denounced the Discovery Channel’s Amish Mafia TV show, now entering its fourth season, in...
Forum: Heirloom Gardening November 3rd, 2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Ohiorganic
Pick a Carrot

Search engine for hard to find seeds that I just found out about. Nice resource
http://www.pickacarrot.com
Forum: The Politics of Food November 1st, 2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 997
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: non-GMO seed costs less tha GMO for large quantity production

I am happy to see many new fields with cover crop on them in my county. Until a couple of years ago the only people doing cover crops were the Organic farmer I get my grain and pork from who manages...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 1st, 2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: City Council Backs Proposal to Ban Genetically Modified Crops

But the mono-cropping predates GMO's by many decades and will continue if GMO were to be outlawed or go away for some other reason.

This is why I do like GMO Labeling much, way too many people...
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