Presidential committee recommends increased funding for Agricultural research

A Presidential committee today released a report calling on the Federal Government to launch a coordinated effort to boost American agricultural science by increasing public investments. The report was initiated at the request of Catherine Woteki, the Undersecretary for Research, Education, and…

Tomorrows Table: What does GMO really mean?

Tomorrows Table: What does GMO really mean?   For years, journalists, television producers and newspaper reporters that write about genetically engineered crops, have used the term “GMO” (genetically modified organism) to describe these new crop varieties. The marketing industry has…

Tomorrow’s Table selected as one of the top 25 powerful and influential books of 2012 that educate, inspire, and drive change

New Earth Archive – The New Earth Archive Booklist. Raoul and I are honored that Tomorrow’s Table was selected as one the top 25 powerful and influential books of 2012 that educate, inspire, and drive change Each year they identify 100…

Future farms need to use every trick in the book – opinion – 11 October 2012 – New Scientist

More productive, sustainable and environmentally friendly agriculture will require ideas and practices from many different agricultural traditions. The polarised debate over GM – exemplified by measures like California’s Proposition 37, which would require GM food to be labelled as such…

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