Browsing All posts tagged under »Agriculture«

Suspect Science Threatens US Farming – Again

February 21, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Modern American agriculture has wrought miracles over the past 70 years. Conventional farm production per acre and overall nearly tripled, corn (maize) production increased 500% from 20% less land – and farmers used less water, less fuel, less fertilizer, and fewer pesticides and other chemicals for every bushel of food they […]

House Shouldn’t Rubberstamp Senate’s Misleading GMO Bill

July 12, 2016 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ Federal legislation that requires the labeling of genetically engineered food is making its way through Congress. This new law runs counter to science, free speech, and could harm agricultural production as well as American consumers. Last week, the Senate passed a federal mandatory GMO labeling bill. Now the House is expected […]

Saving the Earth by Hating Humanity

October 11, 2009 by

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By Alan Caruba As the greatest hoax of the modern era, “global warming”, bites the dust around the world, it behooves us all to contemplate why environmentalists—Greens—would attempt to hoodwink the world’s population into believing they could do anything to “control” the planet’s climate. One singular fact stands out in all Green propaganda and permeates […]

The Man Who Fed the World

September 14, 2009 by

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By Greg Conko from CEI-OpenMarket.org He may have saved a billion people from starvation, but, if you asked a random sample of reasonably well educated Americans who Norman Borlaug was, they’d probably answer, “Norman who?” I’ll tell you Norman who.  His biographer, Leon Hesser, called him the Man Who Fed the World.  Science reporter Gregg […]