Month: June 2014

Bug ID?

These beetles were a bit larger than ladybugs and congregated on a pomegranate branch in our hoophouse. I put a little bucket under the branch and they easily fell into it and then I just threw them out.   The next day I found another cluster and the largest beetle had a red dot on the …

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German farmer ruined by GM corn fights Syngenta and corrupt politicians

From William Engdahl’s interview with German dairy farmer Gottfried Glöckner: ‘Syngenta methods of silencing GMO opposition are unbelievable’ A German farmer has revealed shocking GMO company tactics to silence him in an exclusive interview with RT Op-Edge. German dairy farmer, Gottfried Glöckner, has told William Engdahl about attempted blackmail, character assassination and, ultimately, wrongful imprisonment …

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Average brix for tomatoes?

I’ve been looking at brix for tomatoes and I’m thoroughly confused. Hazera Genetics Introduces High Brix Gourmet Tomato September 17, 2013 Hazera Genetics, developers of cherry tomatoes, cluster tomatoes, and seedless watermelons, has achieved a new milestone with the development of Maggie, a gourmet tomato. Maggie gourmet tomato seeds are now available to growers worldwide. …

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