Posts Tagged ‘crops’

South Australia to lift ban on GM crops

GM crops are coming to South Australia. Photo: JKL The South Australian government is seeking to lift the state’s long-standing ban on genetically modified (GM) crops beginning next year. According to proposed changes to an existing moratorium, mainland farmers would be given the freedom to choose to plant GM crops for the first time since […]

Daesh Terror Group Burns 5,000 Acres of Crops Across Iraq: Official

Daesh terror group has been setting fire to the livelihoods of Iraqi farmers in Kirkuk, Salahaddin, Mosul, Al-Anbar and Diyala provinces, an Iraqi government official said Tuesday. Iraqi Ministry of the Interior’s Civil Defense General Director Kadim Salman told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the terror group has burned 5,000 acres of agricultural land, usually late […]

7000 ha of crops damaged by hail, storms in Bulgaria

   About 7000 hectares of agricultural land in Bulgaria have been damaged by recent torrential rains and hailstorms, Agriculture Minister Dessislava Taneva said on May 21. To compensate farmers for the damage, the state has provided assistance of four million leva (about two million euro), which would be sufficient, Taneva said. The damage will be […]

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – Why the ‘Probable Carcinogen’ Glyphosate is Sprayed on Your Food Crops Right Before Harvest

Ken Roseboro, EcoWatch Waking Times Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto‘s Roundup herbicide, is recognized as the world’s most widely used weed killer. What is not so well known is that farmers also use glyphosate on crops such as wheat, oats, edible beans and other crops right before harvest, raising concerns that the herbicide could get […]

Scientists theorize how we could grow crops on Mars

(Natural News) What are humans going to eat during their long – or permanent – stay on Mars? Researchers suggest that instead of bringing prepared rations, future Martian explorers and colonists should till the soil of the Red Planet to cultivate food crops. It takes a lot of time and money to […]

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Updrafts and downdrafts crops can’t handle the white reindeer

     Albino reindeer born the same week a double headed goat emerges, cows killed by hail maybe in South Africa, crops wiped out in Australia from hail. Potato shortages across the planet as we are supposed to be in the warm planet time, but losses from freezes and out of season weather seasons. Its about […]

Thousands in need of food after locusts decimate crops in Turkana, Kenya

     An MP has appealed to the Turkana County government, national government and humanitarian agencies to hasten relief efforts for at least 250,000 people facing starvation after a devastating locust invasion. A locust swarm invaded Turkana County in June and decimated thousands of acres of food crops and vegetation with Kibish and Turkana North sub […]

Palestinian farmers mourn crops lost to settler attacks in this year’s grape harvest

Every year, in late August, Palestinians begin celebrating the grape harvest, a quintessential part of Palestinian life and heritage. Grape vines can be found on nearly every street in Palestine — on apartment balconies in cramped refugee camps, to sprawling fields and courtyards in cities and villages. For farmers, a years worth of intensive labor […]

GMO crops and harmful pesticides allowed in wildlife refuges across the country

     Late last week, the Trump administration rescinded an Obama-era policy banning the use of GMO crops and a controversial class of pesticides thought to harm bees and birds in federal wildlife refuges. The news generated some eye-popping headlines and raises the question: Why would land managers plant genetically engineered corn and soy plants and […]

Severe hailstorm wreaks havoc on crops in Comstock, Minnesota

     Sunday night, August 26, Mother Nature was moody. “I could just hear all of the sudden the hail was coming and then it sounded like gunshots, and all of the sudden you got, ping, ping, and I knew that was glass breaking and in just a matter of second the bedroom was full of […]

Crispr gene "edited" food crops the new wave of GMOs… are they safer or just as dangerous?

(Natural News) A growing segment of the public has made it clear that they do not want to consume GMOs, and you only need to look at the labels touting the non-GMO status of a growing number of foods in the grocery store to see evidence of just how much the masses […]

Gene-Edited ‘Super-Crops’ to be Grown in UK for First Time

Gene-Edited ‘Super-Crops’ to be Grown in UK for First Time May 29th, 2018 Via: Telegraph: Gene-edited super-crops are to be sown in Britain in a European-first after scientists exploited a legal loophole. The Government has quietly approved the farming of gene-edited (GE) Camelina oilseed […]

Massive hailstorm damages crops, wreaks havoc in many areas of Kashmir

     Hail Storm wreaked havoc in several areas of Karnah Tangdarh in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, causing damage to crops and walnut trees. The hailstorm on Friday afternoon caused extensive damage to orchards and crop fields in many areas of Tangdarh Karnh including Tangdar, Gumal, Nowpora, Hajinar, Bagbela, Shamspora, Badwan, Tangdar Naar, Shatkula and Lootha. […]

Strawberry Crops Are the Most Pesticide-Ridden (Full List Here)

Eating fruits and vegetables is vital for overall health, but what if every juicy bite contains a cocktail of toxic pesticides? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed samples of conventionally grown produce tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and found that nearly 70 percent were contaminated with pesticide residues. The USDA detected a […]

US farmers delay planting crops due to likely coldest April since 1895 (video)

     Farmers are suffering as the cold, wet spring has put a stunning halt to agriculture. Ice Age Farmer Report – 19 Apr 2018 Soil temperatures are below normal, and not conducive to planting yet. “Temperatures going down, greenhouses going up. Crop losses continue globally, and we must all be preparing for the times ahead.” […]

Hailstorm damages 135,000 acres of crops across Telangana, India

     Unseasonal heavy rains coupled with high-speed wind and hailstorm that lashed different parts of Telangana in the last two days caused extensive damage to standing crops in nearly 1.35 lakh acres, agriculture department officials said on Tuesday after preliminary estimates. Although the heavy rain brought a lot of respite to the people from scorching […]

JFK Files: U.S. Officials Plotted Destruction Of Cuban Crops With Biological Agents

Several of the more intriguing files released in the President John F. Kennedy assassination files have little to do with specific aspects of the assassination. Instead, they involve covert operations that were contextually related to possible theories that were initially entertained by investigators. A special group of military generals and CIA officials met […]

Moldy seeds, moldy crops & lowest European wine output since WW2

     When looking for trends of repeating history, we need to focus on two areas the grand solar minimum and the 3rd year of losses in a row, which will be 4th year of losses next year as we get deeper into the cooling. The Wolff Minimum in the 14th century saw moldy crops and […]

Debunking One of The Greatest Myths About GE Crops: “Genetic Modification of Crops Has Been Happening In Nature For Thousands of Years”

Next Story Are you concerned about Genetically Modified Foods? Here’s (GMOs Revealed) a great documentary that addresses many of the questions and concerns most people have today.  In March 2014, scientists from Indiana University announced that they had conducted research to examine the operations of the fruit fly genome “in greater detail than ever before possible” […]

New GM Crops Use RNA Interference Technology for Mass Sterilization

Christina Sarich, Staff WriterWaking Times Gene silencing raised some eyebrows when it was first touted just over a year ago, as the next “miracle” gene alteration technology. It was developed with the ability to make “precise” insertions and deletions into a plant’s genome. This new technology has been developed to utilize RNA interference to block […]

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