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View Resource Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology

The Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) operates under the auspices of the USDA Agricultural Research Service. CMAVE "conducts research aimed at reducing or eliminating the harm caused by insects to crops, stored products, livestock and humans. Research is directed not only at the insects themselves but at pathogens they may transmit and at identifying inherent...

https://www.ars.usda.gov/southeast-area/gainesville-fl/cente...
View Resource Increased interest in ‘going organic’ welcomed by some, raises eyebrows of others

Organic farming grows industrial edge http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/journalgazette/business/14744188.htm Mass Natural http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/04/magazine/04wwln_lede.html Bad food Britain: Why are we scared of real food? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/health/healthmain.html?in_article_id=389321&in_page_id=1774 International Federation of Organic Agriculture...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2006/0609
View Resource Putting Meat On The Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

Most people have probably heard about the recent troubles with mad cow disease, but they might not know much about the broader changes that have occurred with meat production over the past fifty years. This compelling 124-page report, released in April 2008, takes a close look into the nature of industrial meat production in America. The report was funded by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts...

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/fact-shee...
View Resource Toward Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming Autonomous Food Systems

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has gone above and beyond in crafting this multimedia book that brings together full color photo illustrations and linked video and audio files. The work was finished in 2009, and it "describes the ecological basis of food and agriculture, the social and environmental costs of modern food systems, and the policy reversals needed to...

https://www.iied.org/towards-food-sovereignty-reclaiming-aut...
View Resource CAST

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) was formed in 1972 as a result of a meeting sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council. CAST's mission is to "assemble, interpret, and communicate credible science-based information regionally, nationally, and internationally to legislators, regulators, policymakers, the media, the private sector and the...

http://www.cast-science.org/index.cfm