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Today's Best Handpicked Food and Agriculture News for Farmers and Friends curated by Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United.
Curated by Lorie Farrell
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Monsanto backs away from Molokai ag land designation - Maui News 

Monsanto backs away from Molokai ag land designation - Maui News  | Hawaii Agriculture News | Scoop.it

“it became obvious that more needs to be done to ensure the community has accurate information and is well informed” about what the designation would mean.

Lorie Farrell's insight:

A chance to protect 1800 acres of Important Ag Lands has been missed by Hawaii. Anytime we can preserve and protect our Ag lands we should. Another sad loss for Hawaii agriculture's future. 

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In the bowl, GMO-free Cheerios identical to current crop...

Margaret Smith is a professor of plant breeding and genetics who leads a Cornell University program to help farmers and the public understand plant breeding and
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Pure Perception...Nothing really changed! GM should charge more thats what whole foods does.

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The "worried wealthy" and glyphosate

The "worried wealthy" and glyphosate | Hawaii Agriculture News | Scoop.it
Fear-mongering documentaries work against the shared values of decreasing the global environmental footprint of food production while cutting down on the use of harmful pesticides and carbon emissions for the future well-being of agriculture and the planet.
Lorie Farrell's insight:

Todays's Must Read; Fear Mongering & Glyphosate. 

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Lorie Farrell's curator insight, October 27, 2017 2:55 PM

Thinking of watching GMOs Revealed;  Be smarter than a 5th Grader.  

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Fix Is In On Anti-GMO Bill As Kaua'i Goes Rogue, Setting Hawaii County On Path To Legal Conflagration

Fix Is In On Anti-GMO Bill As Kaua'i Goes Rogue, Setting Hawaii County On Path To Legal Conflagration | Hawaii Agriculture News | Scoop.it
As the Genetic Literacy Project reports, a handpicked anti-GMO council member in Kaua'i is set to vote to override the county mayor’s veto of a bill its supporters hope will deal a fatal blow to crop biotechnology on Hawaii.
Lorie Farrell's insight:

The vocal minority uses mob mentality and fear and they are a small vocal minority!

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