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Entries by Andrew Gunther from 07/2010

We Can Feed the World Sustainably, Humanely

| Posted 07.01.2010 | Green

Agroecological farming, which improves food production and farmers' incomes while at the same time protecting the soil, water and climate, could feed an estimated nine billion people by 2050.

USDA Admits Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

| Posted 07.20.2010 | Healthy Living

The USDA, however grudgingly, is finally admitting the link between the use of sub-therapeutic antibiotics in farm animal feed and human drug resistance.

With All Eyes on the Sherrod Story, Black Farmers Still Wait (and Wait) For Justice

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Food

Righting an injustice can be a thorny process, as Dr. Boyd, President of the NBFA, can attest. He has fought for years to get justice for black farmers who were victims of widespread, decades-long discrimination by the USDA.