Tag: factory farms

Study Proves Pesticides Are Linked To Farmer Respiratory Problems

By Ariana Marisol Pesticides are having extreme negative effects on farmers health. Herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides are often blamed for their negative impacts on the environment. Yet they have harmful and sometimes even deadly effects on most people, specifically farmers. Surprisingly enough, research on the…

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Response to the WSJ Article: “Organic Farming Is Not Sustainable”

By Linley Dixon, PhD, The Cornucopia Institute The Wall Street Journal opinion piece “Organic Farming Is Not Sustainable” published May 15, 2014 by Dr. Henry Miller misrepresents the industry and is riddled with factual inaccuracies. Dr. Miller attempts to discredit organic agriculture’s environmental benefits on…

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