Gatheration of Agriculture Materials

17 October 2003
Following on a talk yesterday with Jeff Barnett, a place to cache materials that might feed into the Spring Term 2004 iteration of Global Stewardship Institute:
material on corn

ag chemicals & production technology and international agriculture from USDA's ERS

organic production data and U.S. Organic Farming in 2000-2001: Adoption of Certified Systems By Catherine Greene and Amy Kremen Agriculture Information Bulletin No. (AIB780) 55 pp, April 2003 --from USDA's ERS

Environmental Escape of GM Crops: Will GM Rapeseed Cut the Mustard? (John Heritage) and Hybridization Between Brassica napus and B. rapa on a National Scale in the United Kingdom Mike J. Wilkinson et al. Science, Vol. 302, Issue 5644, 457-459, October 17, 2003

Agriculture and the Developing World (editorial) Donald Kennedy Science Oct 17 2003: 357

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research


International Center for Tropical Agriculture

World Agroforestry Centre

CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)

18 October
Several linked via Invisible Giant: Cargill and Its Transnational Strategies by Brewster Kneen:

Cargill: Going Global by Wayne G. Cargill Broehl, Wayne G., Jr. Broehl (Hardcover) HD9039.C37 B758 1998

Rats in the Grain: The Dirty Tricks and Trials of Archer Daniels Midland, the Supermarket to the World by James B. Lieber (Paperback)HD9009.A73 L53 2000

Cargill: Trading the World's Grain by Wayne G., Jr. Broehl (Hardcover)HD9039.C37 B76 1992

Lords of the Harvest: Biotech, Big Money, and the Future of Food by Daniel Charles (Paperback) TP248.65.F66 C48 2001

Macmillan: The American Grain Family by W. Duncan Macmillan, et al (Hardcover)

The Politics of Precaution: Genetically Modified Crops in Developing Countries by Robert L. Paarlberg SB123.57 .P33 2001

The Ecological Risks of Engineered Crops by Jane Rissler (Author), Margaret Mellon (Author) SB123.57 .R564 1996

20 October
This Should Be the End for GM The Government asked us to heed the science on genetic modification. Will it now take its own advice? by Zac Goldsmith Observer 19 October 2003

Proven: The Environmental Dangers That May Halt GM Revolution by Michael McCarthy Published on Friday, October 17, 2003 by the lndependent/UK

18 January 2004
I've set up another logfile to continue this, with what I hope will be a somewhat more orderly development strategy.