View from the farm: Why there is no advantage in saving seeds

View from the farm: Why there is no advantage in saving seeds

A common criticism of GMOs is that corporations force farmers to buy new seeds every year. But do farmers actually ...
Viewpoint: Dannon’s transition to non-GMO has hurt image as sales decline

Viewpoint: Dannon’s transition to non-GMO has hurt image as sales decline

[Editor’s note: Michelle Miller is the Farm Babe, is an Iowa-based farmer, public speaker and writer, who lives and works ...
GMOs protect bees by reducing use of more toxic pesticides

GMOs protect bees by reducing use of more toxic pesticides

[Editor’s note: Michelle Miller is the Farm Babe, an Iowa-based farmer, public speaker and writer, who lives and works with ...
Viewpoint: Organic industry misleads consumers with fear, unethical sales tactics

Viewpoint: Organic industry misleads consumers with fear, unethical sales tactics

[Editor’s note: Michelle Miller, the "Farm Babe", is an Iowa-based farmer, public speaker and writer.] While acting like the “little guy” ...
Infographic: Understanding 'hazard vs risk' illustrates lack of science behind IARC's glyphosate cancer designation

Infographic: Understanding ‘hazard vs risk’ illustrates lack of science behind IARC’s glyphosate cancer designation

Lately in the news of agriculture there has been a lot of controversy over the popular herbicide glyphosate being labeled ...
How GMOs help farmers achieve more sustainable 'conservation agriculture'

How GMOs help farmers achieve more sustainable ‘conservation agriculture’

[Editor's note: Michelle Miller, the Farm Babe, is an Iowa-based farmer, public speaker and writer, who grows row crops, and raises ...
Bette Midler criticizes Monsanto's seed patent contracts—and gets schooled by farmers

Bette Midler criticizes Monsanto’s seed patent contracts—and gets schooled by farmers

Bette Midler attempted to "educate" her Twitter followers about the contracts farmers sign with Monsanto, prohibiting saving and replanting of ...
Mary-Dell Chilton: 78-year-old 'mother of genetic modification' still innovating

Mary-Dell Chilton: 78-year-old ‘mother of genetic modification’ still innovating

[Mary-Dell] Chilton...led a collaborative research study at Washington University in St. Louis, and although GMO tobacco was never commercialized, it ...
Do real farmers think of Monsanto as 'the oppressor'?

Do real farmers think of Monsanto as ‘the oppressor’?

[Editor's note: Michelle Miller, known on social media as the Farm Babe, is an Iowa-based farmer, public speaker and writer ...
'Follow the money': Why the organic industry funds anti-GMO campaigns

‘Follow the money’: Why the organic industry funds anti-GMO campaigns

Everything we eat has had their genes modified by humans at some point in history, and nothing we eat exists ...
Farmer's view: Celebrities embrace organic cotton over GMOs, but is it more sustainable?

Farmer’s view: Celebrities embrace organic cotton over GMOs, but is it more sustainable?

Emma Watson wants people to buy the latest fashions made with organic cotton. Would that be more sustainable than clothes ...
Herbicide glyphosate now labeled 'carcinogenic' under CA's Prop 65—Law that some say 'only benefits lawyers'

Herbicide glyphosate now labeled ‘carcinogenic’ under CA’s Prop 65—Law that some say ‘only benefits lawyers’

The state of California can now require Roundup to have a label on it stating that it is a possible ...
Iowa farmer: 8 popular food companies that promote myths about GMOs

Iowa farmer: 8 popular food companies that promote myths about GMOs

[Editor’s note: Michelle Miller, known on social media as the Farm Babe, raises lamb and beef cattle, and grows almost ...
Pediatrician debunks claims that GMOs and chemicals used with them are bad for the environment

Pediatrician debunks claims that GMOs and chemicals used with them are bad for the environment

[Editor’s note: Emiliano Tatar is a pediatrician at the Einstein Healthcare Network Roxborough Plaza. The following is an interview with ...
Iowa farmer debunks 8 popular myths about GMOs

Iowa farmer debunks 8 popular myths about GMOs

[Editor's note: Michelle Miller, known on social media as the Farm Babe, raises lamb and beef cattle, and grows almost ...
Does a burger from a hormone-treated cow pose a health problem? Maybe, if you eat the bun

Does a burger from a hormone-treated cow pose a health problem? Maybe, if you eat the bun

[This article was written by Michelle Miller, aka Farm Babe, who raises lambs and beef cattle, and grows almost 2,000 ...
Iowa farmer challenges activist Vandana Shiva after 'myth-filled' anti-GMO lecture

Iowa farmer challenges activist Vandana Shiva after ‘myth-filled’ anti-GMO lecture

The philosopher-trained critic of technological innovation spoke at Drake University last week. Unlike what usually happens at public events where ...
Who funds the grassroots anti-GMO movement?

Who funds the grassroots anti-GMO movement?

A farmer discusses the tactics of anti-GMO leaders and how they use grassroots movements to promote organic products ...
View from the farm: Why conventional and organic farmers don’t want to save seeds

View from the farm: Why conventional and organic farmers don’t want to save seeds

A common criticism of GMOs is that corporations force farmers to buy new seeds every year. But do farmers actually ...
If you care about the future of our planet, here's why you should support GMOs

If you care about the future of our planet, here’s why you should support GMOs

Farmers describe how GMOs have enabled them to reduce their use of the older, more toxic insecticides, and reduce their ...