Showing posts with the label Outrages

The New US Farm Bill is an Economic Disaster

Heidi Moore - The Guardian Just when you think Congress can't get any dumber, it crafts a $1tn farm bill that harms the poor and promotes unhealthy food. Full story here. PLT: Thank goodness there are still some people in mass media who tell it like it is!

Canada Approves (another) Pesticide Against Wireworms in Crops

Manitoba Co-Operator An "ag chem-maker's" potato, vegetable and fruit insecticide has been cleared to enter the cereal and soybean growers' market in Canada. Details here. Please also read: "Field of Nightmares. Ottawa embraces the widespread use of Roundup by letting corporate seduction trump scientific evidence." Bumblebees. PLT photo