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GMO Crops Are Destroying Farmland, And Monsanto Doesn’t Want You to Know

GMO Crops Are Destroying Farmland

GMO Crops Are Destroying Farmland, And Monsanto Doesn’t Want You to Know

by Christina Sarich

The European Association for bio-industries, EuropaBio, wants you to believe that “GM crops can protect soils from erosion through less ploughing, conserving soil moisture, too. GM herbicide tolerant crops reduce the need to plough fields . . . → Read More: GMO Crops Are Destroying Farmland, And Monsanto Doesn’t Want You to Know

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The Spotted Lanternfly has Officially Arrived in the U.S.

The Spotted Lanternfly has Officially Arrived in the U.S.

The Spotted Lanternfly has Officially Arrived in the U.S.

The spotted lanternfly has officially arrived in the U.S., and leaders in Pennsylvania are hoping it won't be staying long. The invasive pest poses a threat to fruit orchards and grape vines, along with forests and the timber industry. It was . . . → Read More: The Spotted Lanternfly has Officially Arrived in the U.S.

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Revolutionary Gardening: What Starts From a Seed?

Revolutionary Gardening: What Starts From a Seed?

Revolutionary Gardening: What Starts From a Seed?

By Aaron Dykes

There is freedom in a seed…

How do we move to a culture of self sufficiency and freedom? One seed, and one person at a time.

We have to understand the earth we live in and the power over our . . . → Read More: Revolutionary Gardening: What Starts From a Seed?

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82 Sustainable Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips

82 Sustainable Gardening Tips

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS readers and Shelley Stonebrook

Most gardeners have sustainability on their minds. After all, growing your own food is a huge step toward leading a sustainable lifestyle. Organic, chemical-free methods are inherently more sustainable — for human health, wildlife, the soil and the . . . → Read More: 82 Sustainable Gardening Tips

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Colorado’s First Legal Hemp Harvest Since 1957

Colorado’s First Legal Hemp Harvest Since 1957

Colorado’s First Legal Hemp Harvest Since 1957

By Nelson Harvey

Boosters of industrial hemp often fondly refer to the plant as a wonder crop, usable in everything from building materials to batteries to breakfast cereal. Since Colorado voters legalized both hemp and marijuana with the passage of Amendment 64 in . . . → Read More: Colorado’s First Legal Hemp Harvest Since 1957

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Crop Rotation in the Home Garden

Crop Rotation in the Home Garden

Crop Rotation in the Home Garden

By Rick Bickling

Overview Crop rotation is the practice of growing different crops, on the same land, in sequential planting cycles ranging from 2 to 8 years. Farmers have used crop rotation for centuries as a means of reducing crop lose due to disease . . . → Read More: Crop Rotation in the Home Garden

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Missouri’s ‘Right to Farm’ Amendment Faces Court Challenge

Missouri's 'Right to Farm' Amendment

Missouri's 'Right to Farm' Amendment Faces Court Challenge

by Diana Barr

A constitutional amendment creating a right to farm that was passed by Missouri voters in August faces a legal challenge filed Tuesday by opponents.

Opponents have asked the state Supreme Court to overturn the election results, contending the ballot . . . → Read More: Missouri’s ‘Right to Farm’ Amendment Faces Court Challenge

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GMOs, Gene Patenting, and the Corporatization

GMOs, Gene Patenting, and the Corporatization

“The Future of Food” - GMOs, Gene Patenting, and the Corporatization of Our Food Supply

By Dr. Mercola

The GMO food labeling movement has gained momentum over the past several years, passing labeling laws in three states. America's awareness of the risks of genetically engineered (GE) foods and genetically modified . . . → Read More: GMOs, Gene Patenting, and the Corporatization