Monthly Archives: March 2000

High-Yield Conservation: The Only Global Sustainability for the 21st Century

Alex A. Avery Humanity faces a daunting task as we enter the 21st century: Feeding a larger, more affluent world a better diet while at the same time conserving wildlife habitat, biodiversity and ecological integrity. The world is in the … Continue reading

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Saving Millions of Lives Through

Dennis T. Avery Not Even Greenpeace Is Willing To Protest Too Loudly About The Use Of Cloned Pigs For Organ Transplants CHURCHVILLE, Va.-It’s big news: Scientists have cloned pigs. Science is a big step closer to producing replacement organs for … Continue reading

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Is the Government Protecting Farmers from Prosperity?

Dave Juday BERRYVILLE, Va.–Times are tough in America’s Dairyland. Farm milk prices have dropped to a 20-year low, and Congress is considering a $500 million relief package to shore up beleaguered dairy farmers. Ironically, at the same time this bill … Continue reading

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Will the World Throw Away High Yield Agriculture?

Alex A. Avery Speech to the National Potato Promotion Board, Denver, Colorado The Rev. Thomas Malthus’ famous question about whether humanity can continue to feed all the people was posed exactly 200 years ago. It has taken us nearly all … Continue reading

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Animal Activists’

Dave Juday Irresponsible Anti-Milk Message Put Lives At Risk By Encouraging Drinking and Discouraging a Healthful Diet CHURCHVILLE, Va.–I was horrified when animal rights activists released thousands of fur-farm mink to die from fighting or starvation. I was appalled when … Continue reading

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Should The US Label Modified Food?

Dennis T. Avery Labels Are Good Enough For Processed Food. Why Not Labels For Organic Produce As Well? CHURCHVILLE, Va.-All over the modern world, food packages carry important information so consumers can make wiser buying choices. Why shouldn’t foods made … Continue reading

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What Do Environmentalists Have Against Golden Rice?

Dennis T. Avery Radical Environmentalists See A Life-Saving Technology, And Try To Destroy It With Propaganda CHURCHVILLE, Va.-For years, the opponents of agricultural biotechnology have loudly and publicly complained that biotechnology in food production is a ploy by big biotech … Continue reading

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