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 [3]

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 [4]

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

Rattlesnake Cull [5]

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

Mystery Of A Rice Revolution [6]

What's the truth about SRI rice?

Honey Bee Questions Unanswered [7]

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

Citrus Disease With No Cure Is Ravaging Groves [8]

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

The Dream of Glowing Trees [9]

Biotechnology a major threat to streetlamps.

Bee wrangler keeps the honey flowing [10]

Walter Schumacher rescues and relocates bees.

Agricultural Colony's Nazi Legacy [11]

Disease, failed crops, and a bitter past.

Dirty Dozen list loses its punch [12]

Dirty Dozen pesticide residue level list is shedding its sizzle.

For more, see: 10 farming stories you should read today, May 6 [13]