foodfear

How one farmer and his family convinced a fearful skeptic that GMOs are safe

With fearmongering headlines and the general misunderstanding of what goes into our food (hello, image of a syringe in a ...
Farmers Market

How is your food grown? A trip to the farmer’s market might teach you

Wouldn’t that be great if we had an abundance of different types of food at our fingertips? Unfortunately .... The ...
shopper

Viewpoint: Farmers turn to social media to educate public about exaggerated benefits of organic and non-GMO labeled foods

Years ago, before I fell in love with a farmer and became one myself, I was a big-city girl who ...
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When a Farmer and a Dietitian are the Same Person: Telling Stories to Counter Misinformation about Biotechnology

Jennie Schmidt, Third-Generation Maryland Farmer, Registered Dietitian, Member of the Global Farmer Network | August 7, 2018 Highlights: Combining a ...
trade war

Viewpoint: Not all US farmers are yet being hurt by the tariff trade war with China—but the future is shaky

Farmers like to say that you can't count on a harvest until it actually comes in — but I'm ready ...
t larg

Talking Biotech: Non-agricultural debt—not GMOs—to blame for Indian farmer suicides

Environmental scientist Vaishnavi Tripuraneni: Marriage loans and health care—not seed costs—are the main drivers of debt for smallholder farmers in ...
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From GMO hater to biotechnology advocate: One person’s Facebook journey

An anti-GMO, pro-organic mom became a staunch defender of modern agriculture following a social media encounter that prompted her to ...
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