Monthly Archives: October 2009

BILL GATES BETS A BILLION ON AG RESEARCH, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—“Environmentalists are standing in the way of feeding humanity through their opposition to biotechnology, farm chemicals and nitrogen fertilizer”—straight talk from billionaire Bill Gates at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines October 15th     Gates could have … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—I was still mourning the loss of my friend, 1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Norman Borlaug, at age 95, and reminiscing on his magnificent life when the news flashed across the wires that President Obama had won the Nobel … Continue reading

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Growers Support Continued Atrazine Use

Brownfield Ag News: Growers Support Continued Atrazine Use Continue reading

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DROUGHT: THE REAL AND UNSTOPPABLE DANGER, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—By 2050, 25 million more children will go hungry as climate change leads to food crisis, says the highly respected International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. IFPRI, however, incorrectly links the prediction and the solutions, to man-made … Continue reading

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