The Organic & Non-GMO Report Newsletter


Study: Soil health management positively impacts Delaware River Watershed

A collaborative project from the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and the Soil Health Institute (SHI) found that soil health management systems increase both environmental and economic benefits on farms. Supported by the William Penn Foundation, the project assessed the economics of soil health management systems (SHMS) in farms of different sizes in New […]

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Soil health expert: “Mimic life and nature’s principles; don’t genetically splice it”

Speakers at the Big Soil Health Event like Ray Archuleta urge farmers to build soil health, diversify crop production, build plant immunity By Ken Roseboro While the United States continues to lose soil, farmers can reverse the trend, build healthy soils, and produce more nutritious foods. This was a key theme of the Big Soil […]

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The U.S. push for GMO corn is out to lunch

Glyphosate’s association with cancer grows like a weed  By Ernesto Hernández-López So-called “Free trade” promises lower prices and more supply, but it derails food security. Mexico has been fighting this since the United States began a dispute over genetically modified corn. In November, a trade panel made initial filings public. They reveal that the U.S. […]

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Benson Hill sees gains in non-GMO soybean breeding program

Benson Hill, Inc., an ag tech company aiming to unlock the natural genetic diversity of plants, has announced that recent advances in its soybean breeding program will drive the doubling of its seed portfolio by 2025. The latest field evaluations on Benson Hill’s third generation of Ultra High Protein Low Oligosaccharides, non-GMO soybean varieties showed protein […]

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Benefits of non-GMO corn

By James J. Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services Farmers are starting to buy seed for this year to get the early discounts. GMO corn and soybeans are popular in the United States. About 90-94% of soybean and 87-92% of corn in the USA are GMO. The USA produces 38% of all GMO crops in the […]

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