Have you been following the 2012 Farm Bill? The bill is renewed every five years and dictates congressional spending on everything from farm subsidies, to food stamps (the SNAP program), to conservation programs. The Senate approved their version of the … Continue reading
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Obesity may affect sustainability.
Stone Barns Center For Food & Agriculture's Growing Farmers Initiative
What are GMOs? Plant and animal genetics have always been altered by humans through selective breeding of related organisms. But what we commonly call Genetically Modified Organisms, often referred to as transgenic, are organisms that contain genetic material into which … Continue reading