Agriculture

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Remember that recent blog post you read about the popularity of genetically modified foods? Or the economics expert on the news who questioned if paying the price of organic food was 'worth it'? According to a new report, these views were very likely the product of a public relations blitz by Big Food and Big Ag firms, that are actively working to...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"We have known for decades that 2,4-D is harmful to the environment and human health, especially for the farmers and farm workers applying these chemicals to crops," said Mary Ellen Kustin, Environmental Working Group. (Photo: Chafer Machinery/flickr/cc)
The World Health Organization revealed on Tuesday that 2,4-...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Seeking to elevate sustainable forms of agriculture such as agroecology ,...