The Non-GMO Archive

First non-GMO verified oil mill in Northeast offers unique oils, non-GMO meal

January 26th, 2017
By Arianne Pfoutz

Netaka White has made a career of producing useful items from raw materials, but his latest venture represents a particularly broad leap: from crushing canola and sunflower oils to generate on-farm biodiesel, to filtering and cold-pressing non-GMO streams of those oils to create tasty, aromatic, and nutritious culinary oils. White and his co-founder and co-owner […]

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2017 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts

January 26th, 2017

The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2017. Prairie Choice Grains, LLC Tampico, IL Email: info@prairiechoicegrains.com Contact: Gilbert or Jaron Contracts offered: pending. Roberts Seed, Inc. Axtell, NE Phone: 308-743-2565 Email: robertsseed@gtmc.net Contact: Joe Roberts Contracts offered: Barley, corn, milo, peas, rye, and soybeans. South Dakota Soybean Processors Miller, […]

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Non-GMO corn produces competitive yields with GM corn in Ohio tests

January 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

A test of corn growth performance in Ohio found that non-GMO corn produced yields that were competitive with genetically modified corn varieties, which is counter to biotechnology industry claims that GM crops produce higher yields than non-GMO.

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Dairy producers see opportunities with non-GMO milk

January 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

A small but growing number of U.S. dairy producers are getting their milk products non-GMO verified to meet consumer demand and differentiate themselves in a challenging dairy market.

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Scientist’s ground-breaking research uncovers new risks of GMOs, glyphosate

January 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Within just a few weeks, two studies were published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports that cast new doubts on the safety of genetically modified foods and glyphosate herbicide. The first found that a genetically modified corn, NK 603, was not substantially equivalent to a non-GMO counterpart, which is contrary to claims of GMO proponents. […]

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University of Minnesota study: Organic corn produces better yields grown organically than conventionally

December 27th, 2016
By Ken Roseboro

Organic corn seed varieties produced strong yields in field trials held in two Minnesota locations in 2016. The trials showed that organic corn grown using organic farming methods produced higher yields than the same corn grown using conventional methods. The trials, which were held at the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center […]

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New study: Monsanto GM corn damaged intestines of rats

December 27th, 2016

Findings contradict reassuring reports on GM products, say researchers

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Nebraska conventional farmer sees opportunities with organic

December 27th, 2016
By Jim Ruen

Seeking more farm income led Ryan Weeks to add organic to the mix.

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2017 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts

December 27th, 2016

The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2017. Clarkson Grain Cerro Gordo, IL; Mattoon, IL; Beardstown, IL Phone: 800-252-1638 Email: info@clarksongrain.com Contact: Wyatt Muse Contracts offered: Corn, soybeans, wheat, and sunflowers; food grade corn, including blue, white, yellow, and waxy; food grade clear hilum soybeans. F.W. Cobs […]

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Certified Transitional program offers opportunities and challenges to organic industry

December 27th, 2016
By Ken Roseboro

Certified Transitional programs are emerging to boost U.S. organic farming acres by helping farmers make the three-year transition to organic production and sell their transitional crops.

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