Now Big Ag is Trying to Own the Rest of Your Food: Syngenta Claims They Invented Non-GMO Tomatoes

Have you ever thought about where tomatoes come from? A quick internet search might tell you that they’ve been around since the time of the Aztecs, who ate them in ancient Mesoamerica as far back as 700 A.D. But that’s … Continue reading Now Big Ag is Trying to Own the Rest of Your Food: Syngenta Claims They Invented Non-GMO Tomatoes

Monsanto USDA Study: Mixing Non-GMO Seed with GMOs Not Helping Pest Resistance

Failure of ‘Refuge in a Bag’ Method of GM Crop Help Did you know that farmers who plant genetically engineered crops need to also plant some non-GE crops in the same field? It is supposed to delay pest resistance to Bt corn crops. Chemical and biotech companies like Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer et al. have a long history of blaming farmers for failures of genetically modified crops and herbicides. When crop yields don’t provide, when corn rootworm takes over, and when farmers have to hire extra help to hack down superweeds when they were promised an easier season – the companies … Continue reading Monsanto USDA Study: Mixing Non-GMO Seed with GMOs Not Helping Pest Resistance

Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers Abandon GM Crops

It’s a tough time for biotech, and thank goodness Are you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter. “For the quarter ended Aug. 31, Monsanto reported a loss of $156 million, or 31 cents per share, compared with a loss of $249 million, or 47 cents per share, in the same period last year.” It’s a tough time for biotech, and thank goodness. Monsanto’s losses were attributed … Continue reading Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers Abandon GM Crops