Here is an overview of some of the most common environmental toxins we encounter and how they can affect your health.
These Are the Most Important Foods to Buy Organic
Even if you’re on a tight budget, these are the most important foods to buy organic to benefit your health and reduce the risks of pesticide exposure.
Fact or Myth – Does America still feed the world?
The average U.S. farm feeds 155 people worldwide in 2018, up from 26 people in 1960. When critics of industrial agriculture complain that today’s food production is too big and too dependent on pesticides, that it damages the environment and delivers mediocre food, there’s a line that farmers offer in response: We’re feeding the world….
Reasons the Modern Farmer Sprays Herbicides
On August 24, Seagate posted a blog article regarding the new Monsanto herbicide-resistent genetically modified (GMO) soybean seed called Xtend. It is able to make soy resist dying from being sprayed with the weed-killer Dicamba. A number of (very angry) farmers, we call the middle-America 4-H club GMO folks, took issue with the article. We…
How Many Pesticides Have you Consumed Today?
When most people think of pesticides, they envision large-scale agricultural operations spraying chemicals onto crops. However, pesticides are used in our homes, our schools, our offices, our highways, and our forests. It’s practically impossible to hide from every can of bug spray, every lawn that’s been fertilized, and every field that’s been crop dusted. Pesticides…