Biotech Agriculture Failed to Increase Crop Yields, but Increased Use of Herbicide

Monsanto’s pledge of benefits from genetically engineered/modified (GE, GM, GMO) crops: “Over the last decade, Monsanto’s innovative products have increased crop yield as well as reduced the use of pesticides…Farmers are seeing real economic benefits, with 10 to 18 percent average yield gains across the countries…biotech crops improve yield, cut costs, and . . . Continue reading →

The merger of two mega corporate rogues: Bayer & Monsanto

Fifty-four years after the publication of Rachel Carson’s clarion call, against a Silent Spring,  the pesticide sector of the agricultural industry is vastly energized by genetically engineered (GE) food crops. Behemoth monopolies are being forged by biotech corporate rogues who have deluged the farming . . . Continue reading →