Sunday, 19 October 2014

Organic Consumers Association (OCA) Condemns Approval in the U.S. of Dow "Enlist Duo" Herbicide

Organic Consumers Association

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final approval this week, over the objections of more than a half-million citizens, of Dow AgroSciences' Enlist Duo, an herbicide made from a combination of 2,4-D (one of the active ingredients in Agent Orange) and glyphosate (the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide).  Story here.





Crop-duster. Larry Powell P in P photo  

Related: New GMOs Doctors Are Warning About.

Agroecology: The Capitalist Elephant in the Room

Our Food Future

The benefits of agroecological methods are extremely broad, from the human health benefits of eating food grown in healthy and biologically diverse soils, to drastically reduced input costs for farmers... Story here.

Related: The Solution Is the Soil: How Organic Farming Can Feed the World and Save the Planet 

A farmers' market on the farm. 
Larry Powell P in P photo.