Plant reproduction, Genetically modified food, Seeds, Agriculture, Poverty, Seed

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On Apr 27, 2020
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RT @No_Kakistocracy: @Cornucopia_Inst His book "Concentration and Power in the Food System" is an eye-opening book, recommended. Also, this brief paper: “Intellectual Property and Consolidation in the Seed Industry” (2015) https://t.co/VEoOrcVuGX
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These changes have had predictable effects for farm- ers, such as reducing the rates of saving seeds, increasing the prices of purchased seeds, and requiring the purchase of proprietary or additional inputs at greater expense. Estimates from 2011 indicate that these Big Six agrochemical ...

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On Apr 27, 2020
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RT @No_Kakistocracy: @Cornucopia_Inst His book "Concentration and Power in the Food System" is an eye-opening book, recommended. Also, this brief paper: “Intellectual Property and Consolidation in the Seed Industry” (2015) https://t.co/VEoOrcVuGX
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These changes have had predictable effects for farm- ers, such as reducing the rates of saving seeds, increasing the prices of purchased seeds, and requiring the purchase of proprietary or ...

Seeding Control to Big Ag

Four firms now dominate the seed industry, diminishing diversity, crushing competition, and risking ecological disaster.

GMOs vs. food sov. layout

The latest products of US breeding labs – also increasingly under corporate control – are often only available with various proprietary GMO herbicide tolerance and Bt insecticidal traits ...

Does Big Ag dominate crop research and the global seed supply, controlling the world food market?

Consolidation in the global seed market has not stifled innovation or spiked the prices farmers have to pay for seeds.

Do Monsanto and Big Ag control crop research and world food supply?

Science and Politics A common complaint by anti-GMO activists is that Monsanto and a handful of other biotech firms have taken control of the world’s food supply by restricting the options ...

Toxic Agriculture and the Gates Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was launched in 2000 and has $46.8 billion in assets (December 2018). It is the largest charitable foundation in the world