Issue: February

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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