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Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need

Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need

By Dara Colwell AlterNet (original article)March 26, 2009 While Uncle Sam’s scramble for new revenue sources has recently kicked up the marijuana debate — to legalize and tax, or not? — hemp’s feasibility as a stimulus plan has received less airtime. But with a North American market that exceeds $300 million in annual retail sales […]

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A New (USDA) Secretary, Another Governor

A New (USDA) Secretary, Another Governor

By Alan Guebert, Farm and Dairy If conventional leadership and bureaucratic competency had a face, it would look exactly like Thomas J. Vilsack: round as an apple pie, chin disappearing under sagging cheeks, graying (and amply present) hair. President-elect Barack Obama’s selection of Vilsack, the two-term (1998-2006) Iowa governor, to lead the U.S. Department of […]

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Tom Vilsack for USDA AG Secretary ?

Tom Vilsack for USDA AG Secretary ?

This letter was sent recently in response to an email I received in support of Tom Vilsack (below) -John Drake- My good friend Caroline McDougall forwarded me your email below re your support of  Tom Vilsack for USDA AG Secretary.  I have heard many good things over the years about your accomplishments in  organic foods.  […]

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UK Report Says Gene Crops Could Create Superweed

UK Report Says Gene Crops Could Create Superweed

LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) Farmers who plant genetically modified (GMO) rapeseed may be creating new superweeds resistant to all but the toughest herbicides, a report from the UK government’s advisory group on wildlife said on Tuesday. The report from English Nature, based on a study of three types of gene-spliced rapeseed grown in Canada, showed […]