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Viewpoint: ‘Celebrate pesticides!’ Why farmers should defend technology that produces our abundant food supply

Viewpoint: ‘Celebrate pesticides!’ Why farmers should defend technology that produces our abundant food supply

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Social media is really one of the best ways to reach people nowadays. As much as we might hate to ...
Social media misled you about pesticides. A farmer explains what they are and how they protect our food

Social media misled you about pesticides. A farmer explains what they are and how they protect our food

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It seems that too many people don’t realize that herbicides are considered a type of pesticide. All herbicides are pesticides, ...
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Iowa farmer: I was duped by misleading ‘organic’ food labels. Learn from my mistakes

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Years ago, I watched a “documentary” about the American food supply. While I’m not going to tell you the U.S ...
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Viewpoint: Avoid these 6 bogus labels at the grocery store to save money

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Are you paying more for certain food labels? Who can blame you! With the rise of labels and wanting to ...
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Podcast: Farm Aid concert meant to support US agriculture spreads GMO, ‘factory farming’ myths

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In recent years, Farm Aid's laudable effort to support US agriculture has morphed into a promotional event for organic food ...
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Viewpoint: Many organic farmers aren’t anti-GMO, and they’re tired of ‘meaningless’ food labels

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[In February], I attended the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, the largest such gathering in the U.S., with thousands of people in ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers offer to teach popular organic activist ‘Food Babe’ about GMOs—so she bans them on social media

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In the four and a half years I’ve been blogging and doing social media as a career, I have banned ...
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Is the anti-GMO movement following PETA’s animal rights activist playbook?

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From drenching fields in chemicals to factory farming, there is so much misinformation out there about what happens on today’s ...
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This farmer says more food producers should stand up for agriculture—here’s 5 reasons why

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....An advocate for agriculture, sometimes referred to as an AGvocate, can be anyone who works to tell the inclusive story ...
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Video: What are GMO crops—and are they natural? Pioneering plant scientist Mary-Dell Chilton explains

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I write about GMOs on a somewhat regular basis, but sometimes it’s a topic worth revisiting on a very basic ...
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Will fear-based product labels fade in 2019? 5 food and farming predictions for the new year

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Welcome, 2019! [In 2018 we] experienced newer diet trends where Keto and Whole30 reigned as some of the most popular ...
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GMO ‘frankenwheat’ for breakfast? A closer look at popular but misleading food memes

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Ever play a game of telephone when you were a kid? You start with a message, whisper it in someone’s ...
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Why this farmer and mother changed her mind about the dangers of GMOs

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As a 4-H kid with Hollywood dreams, my younger self would be SHOCKED to see me now, back on a ...
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How to change the minds of GMO skeptics

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Critical thinking is something I’ve prided myself on and something I discuss frequently when giving public speeches. Unfortunately, this can sometimes ...
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Why organic apple farmers spray their trees with insecticides 32 times on average during each growing season

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A lot of people buy organic foods because they believe organic means free from chemicals and pesticides. But the truth ...
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Why does America grow 90 million acres of corn every year?

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The U.S. is the No. 1 producer of corn in the world. Planted on over 90 million acres, it is ...
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Myth busted: Only ‘Big Ag’ develops GMO crops

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Farmers in other parts of the world — particularly in third world countries — are experiencing REAL problems that the ...
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How is your food grown? A trip to the farmer’s market might teach you

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Wouldn’t that be great if we had an abundance of different types of food at our fingertips? Unfortunately .... The ...
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Viewpoint: Want to slash pesticide use? Stop trying to ban GMOs

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On Aug. 20, I gave a speech in Dublin, Ireland, at the International Association for Plant Biotechnology Congress .... where ...
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Farmers say Laura Prepon and other anti-GMO celebrities make their jobs harder

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I really wish there were more celebrities out there who embraced the biotechnology and the benefits behind modern agriculture. ...
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How anti-GMO groups copy advocacy ‘tactics’ from the anti-meat movement

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The money trail behind [organic] food companies and activist groups is shocking, and there are similarities between the anti-GMO movement and the ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers turn to social media to educate public about exaggerated benefits of organic and non-GMO labeled foods

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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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‘Factory farms wreck the environment’ and other myths farmers are tired of hearing

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Here are [some] of the biggest myths spread on social media and in the mainstream media, and some stuff we ...
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Blundering through the food label controversy: How one poultry company exploits consumer fears over ‘natural’ and GMOs

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I live in a super tiny town, about 1,000 people with no stoplight in the whole county...Therefore, it may sound ...
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Viewpoint: 8 things Vandana Shiva needs to know about US farmers and GMOs

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In mid-April, famous anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva was paid nearly $20K by my hometown university to speak on campus. While I can appreciate her ...
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Viewpoint: Why are universities paying ‘anti-GMO liar’ Vandana Shiva tens of thousands of dollars to speak?

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Vandana Shiva is coming to my hometown to lie. Not cool. For those unaware, Shiva is one of the world’s ...
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Viewpoint: Why the ‘right to know’ argument for GMO labeling is nonsense

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The USDA is set to review GMO labeling again. Apparently, the idea is to put QR codes on foods that contain genetically ...
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Talking Biotech: ‘Farm Babe’ Michelle Miller takes on critics of GMOs, modern farming

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Writer Michelle Miller: The 'Food Babe' is critical of those who marginalize farmers and farming, and a powerful voice for ...
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