Investigative reporter Carey Gillam has been following agrochemical and ag biotech company Monsanto for years. Today, she joins us to talk about her new book, The Monsanto Papers, which tells […]
Carey Gillam on the Dangers of Glyphosate
Investigative journalist Carey Gillam talks about the consequences of glyphosate weedkiller. She’s the author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, from Island Press.
Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide
Does Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide really cause cancer? Why do we continue to use it on crops? What impact does it actually have on our bodies? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Open Source Seeds
You’ve heard of open source software, but have you heard of open source seeds? Jack Kloppenburg tells the Buzz all about it.
Monsanto vs. Evolution
Mother Jones Food and Agriculture reporter Tom Philpott joined the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz for his monthly check-in with Brian Standing. Today’s topic: an arms race between plant evolution and Monsanto.
Superweeds In Half Of All US Farms
Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013. Philpott is the co-founder of Maverick Farms, an educational non-profit that promotes community resources and helps reconnect local food networks. Currently he writes the food and agriculture blog for Mother Jones.