Dale Wiehoff

Dale Wiehoff is Vice President for Communications and IT for the Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy (IATP).

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Friday, December 13, 2013 - 6:59am
The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil
It’s common to make biblical references when we want to underscore how ancient something is, but in the case of apples, we know they’ve been around for a very long time. Originating in Central Asia, hybrid varieties propagated through grafting were well established over 6,000 years ago. Today there are over 7,500 cultivars world-wide. Despite the range, diversity and quantity of apples produced in the world, however, Malus domestica apparently isn’t measuring up to the modern consumer’s expectations.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 2:26pm
Fruits of NAFTA
In the early morning hours Monday, on a remote road near the Texas - Mexico border, Mexican marines picked a deadly and rotten piece of fruit when it captured Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, the sadistic boss of Los Zetas criminal cartel.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 2:40pm
Earth Day and Tar Sands Oil
In January of 1969 the Santa Barbara Channel was the site of an oil well blowout that still ranks today as the third-largest oil spill in U.S. waters, after the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico and the Exxon Valdez in Prince William Sound. Wisconsin’s Senator Gaylord Nelson went to Santa Barbara to see what happened when an estimated 100,000 gallons of crude oil washed up on the coast of California killing sea life and birds, and destroying the shoreline.
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