Conservation

EWG keeps you up to date with analysis of the latest news, interviews with experts and more.

Monday, August 25, 2014

What’s actually troubling is that big agriculture continues to shamelessly attempt to shift blame rather than take responsibility.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

This week (July 29), the White House released its list of “Champions of Change” in agriculture , 17 people who “are doing extraordinary things to build the bench for the next generation of farming and ranching.”

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Next Tuesday (Aug. 5), Missourians will decide if their state constitution should be amended to enshrine a so-called “Right-to-Farm” provision. The vaguely worded and open-ended amendment states, “the right of farmers and ranchers to engage in farming and ranching practices shall be forever guaranteed in this state.”

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A new study from the University of Minnesota confirms what we’ve been saying – big agriculture is contaminating your drinking water.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Corn is in the food we eat, the soda we drink, the gas we buy, plastics, cleaners – it’s everywhere.

Producing all that corn is a $1.7 trillion industry in the United States, and as a new report documents, it’s one that takes a tremendous toll on the environment and is under threat from water shortages and climate change. But federal policies continue to encourage corn growers and corn-based industries to stay on an unsustainable course.

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