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Earth OpenSource: No scientific consensus on GMO safety

Monday 21 October 2013 By Claire Robinson Full Article There is no scientific consensus that genetically modified foods and crops are safe, according to a statement released today by an international group of over 85 scientists, academics and physicians.[1] The statement comes in response to recent claims from the GM industry and some scientists and Continue Reading

About Dr. Luby

Robert Luby, MD, ABHM Doctor Robert Luby grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and completed his undergraduate education at Dartmouth College in 1985. Columbia University was the site of his MD degree in 1989. Postgraduate training in a family medicine residency program in Seattle, Washington was completed in 1992. Dr. Luby has been board certified in Continue Reading

WATT AgNet: Grant funds available for poultry processing projects in Vermont

October 16, 2013 Working Lands Enterprise Board offers $40,000 in funds for constructing poultry facilities Full Article The Working Lands Enterprise Board of Vermont is offering $40,000 in grant funds for investment in poultry processing projects in Vermont. Grant money must be used for the construction of a mobile or fixed, state or federally inspected poultry Continue Reading

Denver Post: Colorado farmer harvests first U.S. commercial hemp crop in 56 years Read more: Colorado farmer harvests first U.S. commercial hemp crop in 56 years

By Steve Raabe 10/7/13 Full Article Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin made history last weekend by harvesting the nation’s first commercial hemp crop in 56 years. Hemp advocates said Loflin’s harvest is a landmark event that could one day lead to larger-scale domestic farming of hemp for industrial uses such as food additives, cosmetics and building Continue Reading

Attention Raw Milk Producers! Rural Vermont Hosts a Raw Milk Summit

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 4, 2013 Contact Person: Shelby Girard, (802) 223-7222, shelby@ruralvermont.org Statewide Gathering on Sunday, October 27th at the Bethel Town Hall Past, current, and aspiring raw milk dairies of all sizes and from every corner of the state are invited to join Rural Vermont for a Raw Milk Summit Sunday October Continue Reading