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Organic & Non-GMO Report | Homa Farming

Organic & Non-GMO Report

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This month's news from the genetically modified food debate
Updated: 19 min 52 sec ago

Should sustainability be a requirement of non-GMO farming?

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 04:36
Agriculture experts debate the need to make non-GMO food production more sustainable

Garden of Life executive: “Becoming non-GMO verified is challenging but worth it”

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 04:36
Expo West session focuses on preparing for non-GMO verification

Left Coast Naturals —walking the talk with a non-GMO deadline

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 04:36
Left Coast Naturals, an organic and natural foods manufacturer and distributor located in Burnaby, BC, likes to be a little edgy, a bit different—not only in their unique snack creations but in the way they think about food, business, and the planet.

Survey: Organic farmers pay the price for GMO contamination

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 04:36
Five out of six responding farmers concerned about GMO contamination, one in three dealt with contamination on their farm

Is there enough non-GMO ingredient supply to meet growing demand?

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 02:12
Suppliers of non-GMO ingredients say more big companies are likely to follow General Mills and Post Foods in switching to non-GMO ingredients in some of their products. They also say there will be enough supplies of non-GMO corn and soybeans to meet the increased non-GMO demand.

A scientist’s journey from devout GMO believer to skeptic

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 02:12
GM tomato developer is now skeptical about the promises of GM food

Blue Pacific pioneers non-GMO verification of food flavors

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 02:12
Non-GMO status provides greater transparency to consumers

Is Monsanto going non-GMO?

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 02:12
Recent media reports have said that Monsanto, which is known as the leader in developing genetically modified crops, is focusing on traditional plant breeding—not genetic engineering—in the company’s Seminis vegetable seed business.

Non-GMO goes mainstream as Cheerios, Grape Nuts remove GMOs

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 03:04
As Cheerios and Grape Nuts cereals go non-GMO other big brands are likely to follow.

Spectrum Seed helps farmers see advantages of going non-GMO

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 03:04
Indiana-based company provides farmers with high-yielding non-GMO corn seed choices.

Saving heirloom corn from GMO contamination

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 03:04
Preserving heirloom seeds is a life-affirming action—ensuring a continued supply of healthy, genetically diverse foods amid external challenges such as climate shifts.

Study finds diverse non-GMO crop system reduces herbicides, enhances soils, increases yields

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 03:04
What happens when you add diversity to Iowa’s conventional corn-soybean cropping system?

Washington State University develops non-GMO, non-browning apple alternative

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 03:04
As USDA nears approval for a controversial GMO apple, a non-GMO alternative is quietly introduced and without the GMO baggage.

Young farmers see opportunities growing non-GMO

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 04:21
Twenty-something farmers building processing facilities for non-GMO soybeans

Whole Foods dumps Chobani, makes room for Brown Cow non-GMO Greek yogurt

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 04:21
Whole Foods Market recently announced that it would stop selling Chobani Greek yogurt to make room for non-GMO alternatives, in particular Brown Cow Greek yogurt, which is Non-GMO Project verified.

Seed Savers Exchange: Maintaining a living legacy

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 04:21
Coming from someone strongly committed to organic farming and sustainable living, the comment at first seemed incongruous and even a bit “Pollyanna.” “The whole controversy surrounding GMOs has had a positive effect,” she said. Then she explained: “It has brought attention to seed.”

GMO labeling leaders optimistic about “unstoppable momentum”

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 04:21
With the narrow defeat of Washington and California mandatory labeling initiatives for genetically modified foods, many are wondering about the future of labeling efforts.

2014 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 04:21
The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2014.

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