Spring Gillard

Monsanto Comes Clean. Briefly.

Some time ago an email came through one of the farmer listservs to which I subscribe. It was allegedly from the Monsanto website, a fact sheet on pesticide use, copyrighted 1999. And what followed was a list of surprising statistics. According to the author of the email, the fact sheet was withdrawn from the site […]

The Persecution of Percy

Percy Schmeiser is a Canadian farmer from small town Saskatchewan. He has been farming for more than 50 years, saving his own seed, developing some of his own, minding his own business. His wife Louise is a full partner in the farm operation and managed most of the seed saving and breeding. Then one day, […]