Issue: July/August

Dicamba herbicide drift damaging thousands of acres of crops—again

August 1st, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Last year, illegal use of the herbicide dicamba on genetically modified soybeans and cotton led to thousands of acres of soybeans, vegetables, and fruit being damaged by drift from the herbicide in 10 states. It even led to one farmer to allegedly murder another over a drift dispute in Arkansas. This year, the drift disaster […]

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How to thrive in the non-GMO marketplace

July 26th, 2017

By Rachel Storey and Kellee James, Mercaris With many consumers paying more attention to the quality of their food, as well as where it is coming from, demand has been shifting away from conventional grains and towards organic and non-GMO for quite some time. There are profound differences when it comes to buying or selling […]

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Baseball player aims to star in a new field—organic farming

July 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth describes his journey eating and growing organic at Organic Trade Association’s 2017 Policy Conference

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Dannon reaching non-GMO milestones to achieve company Pledge

July 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Yogurt maker successfully sourcing non-GMO feed for dairy cows; introduces first Non-GMO Project verified products

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Organic industry taking steps to crack down on fraudulent imports

July 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Industry leaders say increasing domestic organic grain production is key to minimizing fraudulent imports

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