In 2009, McDonald’s made a promise to U.S. consumers because of the work of a small group of rural Minnesotans living around RD Offutt’s (RDO) potato fields. McDonald’s promised to cut its use of pesticides on its French fries. Seven years later little has changed in McDonald’s pesticide consumption. Those rural Minnesotans are still sprayed […]
Whether you grow corn on hundreds of acres or a patch of zinnias by the back step, you have the power to grow your communities resiliency in the face of climate change and to take action to build healthier soil, plants, animals, and a healthier global atmosphere. On Saturday, February 21, two veterans on building […]
November 5, CURE hosted a presentation by Don Reicosky, a retired USDA-ARS soil scientist still actively educating people world-wide about his research on CO2 emissions, tillage practices in agriculture and soil organic matter. By Ariel Herrod, CURE Program Assistant.