Tag Archives: Marsh_Steve

Steve Marsh to appeal GM canola contamination case

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour Michael Baxter for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Some GM canola seeds ended up on Mr Marsh’s land. Mr Marsh … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is organic farming out of date?

There’s evidence that organic methods can be very productive, as I’ll discuss in this blog when I get around to that. I grow food on an allotment here in Britain. There, like many modern allotmenteers, I use organic methods. I … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, food, horticulture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Western Australia Supreme Court Declares: “Coexistence” With GMOs Is Impossible

Originally posted on Volatility:
> A judge writing for the supreme court of the state of Western Australia has issued a summary judgement against Steve Marsh, an organic farmer whose certification was revoked when his land was trespassed upon and his…

Posted in agriculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Australian organic farmer loses landmark GMO contamination case

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour Michael Baxter for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Some GM canola seeds ended up on Mr Marsh’s land. Mr Marsh … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Australian crops with or without genetic modification

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour Michael Baxter for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Some GM canola seeds ended up on Mr Marsh’s land. Mr Marsh … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, money and trade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

GM canola trial verdict still unknown

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). The case has attracted attention around the world because it challenges the power of … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

GM canola verdict will come soon

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). If Mr Marsh wins, the chemical and biotech giant Monsanto will seem less invincible … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment