Posts Tagged ‘advocacy’
GMO Sweet Corn Varieties and Genetic-Contamination – Just Label It!
In Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works, I wrote about cross-pollination and the threat of genetically modified organisms. If our sweet corn is cross-pollinated by neighboring field corn, it is not sweet nor is it marketable. Martin manages this threat by recording the dates of all the developmental stages for our crop, as well…Read More
Minnesota Supreme Court Reverses Pesticide Trespass Ruling
Sad News. I wrote in a post on Monday . . . 1. Chemical Trespass: Minnesota organic farmers Oluf and Debra Johnson had success in 2011 when the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that an organic farm surrounded by chemical-laden conventional farms can seek damages for lost crops, as well as lost profits, caused by…Read More