Monthly Archives: July 2002

Engineering A Sustainable–and Sustaining–World Food Supply

Dennis T. Avery This speech was given before the American Society of Agricultural Engineers in Chicago, IL The Declaration for High-Yield Agriculture On April 30, 2002, a new “Declaration in Support of Protecting Nature With High-Yield Farming and Forestry” was … Continue reading

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Special Deal For South Dakota

Dennis T. Avery Daschle’s Stealth Move To Log Forests Should Make Green Allies See Red CHURCHVILLE, VA—Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle is worried that the forests of the Black Hills in his home State of South Dakota will go up … Continue reading

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Will California Make Breathing Illegal?

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Governor Gray Davis of California has just signed a new state law that makes breathing illegal. Well, not quite. But California’s governor has just legally declared carbon dioxide—the air we humans exhale—a “dangerous pollutant.” The target … Continue reading

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Court Punishes Bobby Kennedy, Jr. For Anti-Hog Lawsuit

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Bobby Kennedy, Jr. has been publicly promising to sue all of America’s “factory hog farms” out of business, and put 60 million U.S. hogs back outdoors. Having grown up next to a smelly, muddy outdoor hog … Continue reading

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SuperCrops-New Research Reveals Future of Farming Is Pesticide Free Through Biotechnology

Alex Avery This article was co-authored by Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—It is now clear that agricultural biotechnology is THE future of farming. Biotech has already delivered eco-friendly crops that protect themselves from insects and disease. Now, new research reveals … Continue reading

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Danish Government Report Says Organic Farming Is Not Practical

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—A Swiss organic research farm recently announced in the journal Science that “organic farming is practical” because its organic crop yields over 21 years were only 20 percent smaller than the yields from its conventional plots. … Continue reading

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Organic Farmer Sickens 70 With Raw Milk

Dennis T. Avery This article was co-authored by Senator Rudy Boschsitz CHURCHVILLE, VA—A Wisconsin organic dairy farm has been forced to end a complex “cow-boarding” scheme that enabled 250 “shareholders” to get otherwise-illegal raw milk—but not before 70 people were … Continue reading

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Wages of Fear: The Costs to Society of Attacks on the Products of Human Ingenuity

Download PDF Page 12 of this Lexington Institute publication features “Bogus Health Scares & the Costs to Society: GM Foods,” by Alex Avery. It is especially relevant in the context of today’s growing famine situation in southern Africa. Tweet

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