Health

Monsanto Papers and trial mid June

The Monsanto Papers The first trial in the Roundup litigation is set for June 18, 2018 in the Superior Court for the County of San Francisco. …first plaintiff is from Benicia California. With preregistration you can hear the trial, see below….

 

PD letter to the editor: Pesticide Risks

Pesticide risks EDITOR: Thanks for your coverage of groundwater in Sonoma County and providing a general description of groundwater quantity, including areas of depletion because of excessive pumping by vineyards and other uses. Another important water-quality topic is pesticide occurrence…

 

Concern over loss of U.S. farmland

Note to Napa and Sonoma County Supervisors, alcohol “farms” are not food, silage or fiber! You can’t call yourself an agriculture community when you import 98% of your food according to Go Local. “According to the American Farmland Trust, the…

 

Top Ten Reasons to Reject the House Farm Bill HR2

Call or email your Representative now: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE COALITION: House Committee’s Farm Bill Fails American Family Farmers National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition disappointed, urges Congress to do better Washington, DC, April 18, 2018 – Today, the House Agriculture Committee passed (26-20)…

 

Monsanto loses right to patent seeds

The ruling is a boost to domestic seed companies that used Monsanto’s gene to prepare Bt Cotton seeds for farmers, and will seriously curb the ability of multinationals to establish a seed monopoly in India, which is the goal of…