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Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
Website
2009
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
EnvironmentSources.com
Website
2017
Sources
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
GMOs, Global Agribusiness and the Destruction of Choice
Todhunter, Colin
Article
2018
One of the myths perpetuated by the pro-GMO (genetically modified organisms) lobby is that critics of GMOs in agriculture are denying choice to farmers and have an ideological agenda. The narrative is...
Key evidence in EU's risk assessment of glyphosate must not remain 'trade secret'
Corporate Europe Observatory
Article
2016
The Ecologist
The chemical industry and the European Food Safety Authority are refusing to disclose key scientific evidence about glyphosate's risks, citing 'trade secrets' protection, writes Corporate Europe Obser...
Monsanto: Contamination By All Means Necessary
Todhuner, Colin
Article
2013
What happens when you allow commercial interests free rein over a nation state's food and agricultural policies? Consumers and farmers end up paying the price.
Neonicotinoids are Poisoning Entire Farmland Ecosystems
Carrington, Damian
Article
2014
Ecologist
The widespread use of neonicotinoid insecticides is causing a neurotoxic overload afflicting entire farm ecosystems from earthworms to bees, other pollinators and birds. A collapse in food production ...
New generation: Growing up reading Rachel Carson, scientists unravel risks of new pesticides
Mitchell, Alanna
Article
2014
Environmental Health News
Like biologist Rachel Carson, whose 1962 book Silent Spring warned about the devastating effects of DDT, a new generation of scientists is trying to figure out if new pesticides -- which are being use...
New Seeds, Old Pesticides
A Farmer on 2,4-D and Next Gen GMOs
Goodman, Jim
Article
2014
Counterpunch
I doubt very many people have ever heard or seen a "tank mix." Simply put, it is a mix of several crop chemicals used together to control a variety of weeds. I have not looked into a swirling mix of c...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 13, 2014
Libertarian Socialism
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
Connexions
The topic of the week is Libertarian Socialism. Articles on no-state solutions in Kurdistan; right-wing dirty tricks used to attack labour and environmental groups; scientists unravelling the risks of...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 22, 2017
Secrecy and Power
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Secrecy is a weapon the powerful use against their enemies: us. This issue of Other Voices explores the relationship of secrecy and power.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018
What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
Connexions
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
St. Clair, Jeffrey
Article
2015
CounterPunch
In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a ...
Scientists Write: EPA, Ban 'Agent Orange' Herbicide Mix and GMO Crops!
The undersigned
Article
2014
Ecologist
Thirty-five distinguished scientists urge the US-EPA not to register new mixtures of the herbicides 2,4-D and glyphosate, intended for use on herbicide-tolerant GMO crops. Approval of the herbicide mi...
Two Decades of Monsanto's Illegal Actions, Frauds and Crimes in India
Shiva, Vandana
Article
2017
Over the two decades since Monsanto entered India, it has violated laws, deceived Indian farmers by making unscientific and fraudulent claims, extracted super profits through illegal royalty collectio...
Will GM Crops Collapse the Food System?
Goodman, Jim
Article
2014
Counter Punch
Often when a technology is introduced one never considers why it was introduced or what future events and connections may be put in motion. Clearly the trend to global crop production and marketing ha...

Sources Bookshelf

Farmageddon
The True Cost of Cheap Meat
Lymbery, Philip; Oakeshott, Isabel
Book
2014
An investigation and implication of the global industrial farming industry.

Media

Grainews
For Western Canadian farmers and their families. Production-oriented with step by step methods. Includes regular sections dealing with beef cattle, farm mechanics and rural life.
The Western Producer
Newspaper about the agricultural industry.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency which regulates grain handling in Canada and sets grain quality standards. It inspects grain, licenses grain companies, operates a research laborato...


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