By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Police Department reported the March 27 arrest of 25 suspects in a
Youthful voice: “Organic versus non-organic”
Since 1939, farmers across the world have been using pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides to protect their crops, increase their yield each year, and turn a profit. These pesticides are used on different kinds of plants, fruits, and vegetables. But within the last decade, an organic craze has swept the developed world. The question is: Is growing food organically better for the environment than growing food with pesticides? …
Editorial: False cries of racism will come back to bite
By now, we have all heard at least some of what Shirley Sherrod has gone through. Not too long ago, she was leading a quiet life as a rural development director in Georgia
Gates Foundation agriculture chief tapped for USDA post
By Donna Gordon Blankinship The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The director of the agriculture program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been nominated by President Obama to be an undersecretary in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.