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Forum: The Politics of Food Today, 10:05 AM
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Posted By bunkie
Monsanto Harvest-Resistant Corn Now Engulfing Most Of Midwest

For April Fool's Day a little humor from the Onion. Monsanto's harvest resistant GM corn "With the unharvestable corn growing through asphalt roadways and airport tarmacs all over the Midwest, FEMA...
Forum: The Politics of Food Today, 09:57 AM
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Views: 26
Posted By bunkie
GM alfalfa creeps across border

GM alfalfa creeps across border

http://www.producer.com/2015/03/gm-alfalfa-creeps-across-border/

Discovery of genetically modified alfalfa in Western Canada, where it has not yet been approved,...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 30th, 2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By bunkie
Re: The Feminization of Farming in North America

Women Farmers Connect and Build Networks Through Shared Meals

http://civileats.com/2015/03/30/women-farmers-potlucks/?mc_cid=2c02c52f93&mc_eid=34f7b485db

As Michelle Cannon slowly transitioned...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 26th, 2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,495
Posted By bunkie
Re: save the bees

New video explores the “completely different world” we would live in if bees went extinct
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Forum: The Politics of Food March 24th, 2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By bunkie
FOOD New Way to Identify Pesticide-Free, Non-GMO Food Organic farmers can have their

New Way to Identify Pesticide-Free, Non-GMO Food

http://www.alternet.org/food/new-way-identify-pesticide-free-non-gmo-food?mc_cid=fc0bdefefd&mc_eid=34f7b485db

Eco-conscious shoppers now have an...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 20th, 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,377
Posted By bunkie
Re: Healthy school lunches is working some places.

22 STATES PASS FARM TO SCHOOL LEGISLATION IN 2014

http://vtdigger.org/2015/03/06/22-states-pass-farm-school-legislation-2014/

Washington, D.C., March 5, 2015 – Twenty-two states passed 41 farm...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 18th, 2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,279
Posted By bunkie
Re: Full Steam Ahead!

Great links BW! Love their commitment and attempts to inform the consumer.



I have to concur. It's the twisting or misrepresentation of the words that has become the marketing ploy. The faux...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 18th, 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By bunkie
GM Maize Transgenes Penetrate Small Farmers Seed Supplies in South Africa

GM Maize Transgenes Penetrate Small Farmers Seed Supplies in South Africa
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Forum: The Politics of Food March 18th, 2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By bunkie
Re: A Note from Joel Salatin

I think he's merely comparing his practices and the government's here. I see him talking about going back to more natural practices that have proven less stressful in a word to the animal here. I...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 17th, 2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,210
Posted By bunkie
Re: Syngenta didn't like his answer.

No food shortages, LOL, so this is just more "predictions", right along with folks like Dr. Huber's mystery thingie ( Dr. Huber can't seem to decide if it is a virus, a bacteria or a new life...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 17th, 2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By bunkie
Re: A Note from Joel Salatin

Darn it RedBaron, I would've liked to see what you contributed!
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By bunkie
Re: A Note from Joel Salatin

And what about the beef, the chicken, the raspberries, etc...?!
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,210
Posted By bunkie
Re: Syngenta didn't like his answer.

Look at the predictions for California, as an example. Big ag is suffering there from the drought, and much of the food for US comes from there. That's just one example!
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By bunkie
Re: Bill Nye joins the concensus

I think this comment from link above clears up a lot of the nonsense...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By bunkie
Re: Congressman Wants to Start Food Revolution

Looks good Ohio! Hope others will follow!
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By bunkie
Re: A Note from Joel Salatin

In the original post. These corporations say one thing but mean another. Salatin gave a few examples.
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,210
Posted By bunkie
Re: Syngenta didn't like his answer.

"...The good news is that agriculture is not collapsing or about to do so..."

I haven't seen any proof of this.
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By bunkie
Re: A Note from Joel Salatin

Big point being is their 'code talk'.

Great piece Ohio!;)
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By bunkie
Forum: Off Topic March 1st, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 46,379
Posted By bunkie
Re: bunkie doings...

The ducks are getting pretty good at walking on water...er...ice! It's 18F here this morning and no snow in site...strange winter here, indeed!

http://i57.tinypic.com/2l8ufde.jpg
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Forum: The Politics of Food February 23rd, 2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By bunkie
Re: Watch The US Farmers Disappear on this Map

Not only that, but this....I didn't realize the grain prices were so depressed...

Farmers Walk Away From Leases Due to Plunging Grain Prices
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Forum: Off Topic February 22nd, 2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 46,379
Posted By bunkie
Re: bunkie doings...

We're in the process of getting a few more ducks and a pair of geese in a couple of weeks. I happened upon this guy's you tubes on the permies forum...'The Duck Chronicles'...very helpful with great...
Forum: Off Topic February 19th, 2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 46,379
Posted By bunkie
Re: bunkie doings...

Thanks Luvs, Red! Are you getting buried Luvs???! We've had wicked cold and now above normal temps. Very little snow too which is not good for our water table. Very unusual winter for us!

This...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 5th, 2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By bunkie
Re: The Coming Food Disaster

But you do have months of cold, right Joseph? Perhaps your unheated greenhouse could grow tasty broccoli?



In reading Sepp Holzer's 'Rebel Farmer', I think almost anything's possible to grow....
Forum: The Politics of Food February 5th, 2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By bunkie
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