Monthly Archives: February 2003

New York Times Would Rein in Herbicide As Precaution

Dennis Avery “The logic of industrial farming is to use your best tools until they’re worthless, and to hasten their worthlessness by using them as much as you can.” Thus did the New York Times cast its latest curse against … Continue reading

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Dominion: the Human Responsibility For Farm Animals

Dennis Avery Matthew Scully is the author of Dominion, a heart-wrenching new book about animal rights. Mr. Scully makes excellent cases against the widespread harvest of wild bushmeat in the Third World and against “tame” trophy hunting of exotic wildlife. … Continue reading

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GM, Non-GM Wheat Can Co-exist

By Rolf Penner (The Following originally appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press.) If tolerance levels are reasonable, cross-pollination not a danger In a recent free press article, Interlake sheep rancher Peter Schroedter wrote about the perils of genetically modified (GM) … Continue reading

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Organic Farming Loses ‘Healthier Soils’ Claim to High-tech Farming

Dennis Avery Organic farmers have claimed for 60 years that they hold the secret to human sustainability. They claim modern high-tech farming “ruins soils,” and that, as they do, we must bar chemical fertilizers and synthetic pesticides from all our … Continue reading

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