10 agriculture stories you should read today, May 13

10 agriculture stories you should read today, May 13

Tyranny of the food fascists. Fears of the Frankenfood cult. The dream of glowing trees. Rice mystery. Disease, failed crops, and a bitter past. Rattlesnake cull. And more.

The Tyranny Of The Food Fascists

There is no end of food police coercion: Ban large sodas. Re-engineer school lunches to the point of inedibility. Stop biotechnology. Promote organic. Tax fat.

Easing fears of the Frankenfood cult

A new wave of grocery aisle GM crops with clear-cut benefits to consumers is coming.

Rattlesnake Cull

Photos from the annual Sweetwater 10,000 snake round-up.

Mystery Of A Rice Revolution

What's the truth about SRI rice?

Honey Bee Questions Unanswered

Honey bee decline and colony stress; still no smoking gun.

Citrus Disease With No Cure Is Ravaging Groves

Sen. Bill Nelson: “If we don’t find a cure, it will eliminate the citrus industry.”

The Dream of Glowing Trees

Biotechnology a major threat to streetlamps.

Bee wrangler keeps the honey flowing

Walter Schumacher rescues and relocates bees.

Agricultural Colony's Nazi Legacy

Disease, failed crops, and a bitter past.

Dirty Dozen list loses its punch

Dirty Dozen pesticide residue level list is shedding its sizzle.

For more, see: 10 farming stories you should read today, May 6

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