Posted by on Sep 22, 2009 in Releases | 0 comments

September 22: U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis Criticizes Agribusiness-Backed Global Harvest Initative’s Failed Ideas to Feed the World (09.22.09) – The U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis criticized the new Global Harvest Initiative, backed by Monsanto, Archer Daniels Midland, John Deere and DuPont, for continuing to advocate a failed approach to feeding the world and addressing global hunger. The September 22 Global Harvest...

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Posted by on Jun 3, 2009 in Releases | 2 comments

June 3: Dairy Farmers Host Emergency Rally in Iowa (06.03.09) – Dairy farmers from the National Family Farm Coalition, along with Farm Aid, Iowa Farmers Union and other farm groups, participated in an urgent rally attended by nearly 200 farmers in Manchester, Iowa. With prices for milk collapsing by over 50% for farmers in one year, farmer suicides are on the rise and many lifelong farmer’s livelihoods are being threatened with...

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