By DAN BARBER JUNE 7, 2019 Seed illustrations by Jamie Chung These are the seeds of a revolution. Each dot above represents a seed company from the 1990s. By 2018, they were all wholly or partly owned by Monsanto, then the largest seed producer in the world. Last year, Monsanto was acquired by the German conglomerate Bayer, making it the world’s biggest agrochemical and seed company. Today, just four giant companies control more than 60 percent of all the world’s seed sales. Tap to Advance Opinion Save Our Food. Free the Seed. By Dan Barber Additional reporting and graphics by Ash NguPhotographs by Ruth Fremson A mild Asian mustard named Vibrant Ultraviolet. When the plant goes to seed, it sends out green-gray leaves. Not long ago I was sitting in a combine tractor on a 24,000-acre farm in Dazey, N.D. The expanse of the landscape — endless rows of corn and soybeans as precise as a Soviet military parade — was … [Read more...] about Save Our Food. Free the Seed.
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The General Electric sign is seen from Edison Avenue on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Schenectady, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union) The General Electric sign is seen from Edison Avenue on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Schenectady, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union) Photo: Will Waldron, Albany Times Union Buy photo Click through the gallery to see photos related to General Electric in Schenectady through the years. Edison looks at an optical film from one of his film projectors from a handout image at the Schenectadyt Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium in Schenectady, New York June 17, 2010. less Click through the gallery to see photos related to General Electric in Schenectady through the years. Edison looks at an optical film from one of his film projectors from a handout image at the Schenectadyt ... more Photo: Skip Dickstein CROWDS--part of the crowd of … [Read more...] about GE in line for share of $15B Iraq power deal
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Lisa Fliegel September 28, 2018 The announcement that the organization behind Our Bodies, Ourselves will shift its focus to advocacy as of October 1 and no longer update the book made me feel defeated. But the news also stirred up memories. We became friends in 1982, studying to be teachers of Hebrew literature at Tel Aviv’s Kibbutzim Seminary. To our Israeli schoolmates, we were “the American Jewish immigrant” and “the Arab,” bound by our odd accents. After school, we always took the bus to my apartment, even though I preferred not to. “Come on, it’s a two-minute walk,” I pleaded. “If anyone from my village sees me walking without a male relative, I’ll be killed,” my friend said. “Or worse, I’ll be scorned: ‘Can you believe I saw the daughter of Khaled walking in Tel Aviv like a … [Read more...] about Long ago and far away, ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ bonded us as women
Willamette Week Willamette Week Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on G+ Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Share on WhatsApp Share on SMS Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Share on Whatsapp Share on Tumblr Share on LinkedIn Share on Google Plus Share on Pinterest By WW Staff | Published October 2, 2017 Marijuana Paradise9663 SW Barbur Blvd., 503-206-7462, paradisepdx.com. This island-themed dispensary on Barbur has surfboards out front and a menu that's deep with concentrates, topicals and edibles. It also has some great deals, like a gram of shatter made from Sour Diesel (65.9 percent THC) for just $26.40 and some very inexpensive eighths of Scoobie and Gorilla Glue, priced at just $14.40 recreational. Budlandia6440 SE Division St., 503-805-2871. Budlandia is located on outer Division, next to … [Read more...] about Here’s a List of Some of Our Favorite Cannabis Bargains
Engines and systems are composite sets which forms a kinetic chain by converting the heat into mechanical work. HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA, September 14, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The limited focus on clean energy engines has made the combustion engines to remain a prominent player in the automotive industry. The emission regulation and efficiency are some of the other factors that is still driving the heavy engine industry. Engines and systems are composite sets which forms a kinetic chain by converting the heat into mechanical work. Thus, driving the engine systems to provide mechanical power to real axel through connecting shaft. The development of new technologies in recent years has made the engines and systems liable to cope up with regulations to deliver significant benefits. But still the engines and systems faces challenges in terms of fuel efficiency, emission, durability and hybridization. To access / purchase the full report browse the link below … [Read more...] about Engines and Systems Market Demand, Market Growth, Market Share, Market Size Forecast to 2023