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August 26, 2014

“A federal judge ruled against a new law in Hawaii curbing genetically modified crops, handing a victory to seed and chemical companies in a battle over modern agricultural techniques. Units of  DuPont Co.,  Syngenta AG ,  Dow Chemical Co.  and  BASF  SE won a judgment in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, blocking an ordinance adopted this past November by the island of Kauai, according to a court order dated Aug. 23 and filed on Monday.

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August 26, 2014

With news this past week of a mandatory GMO-labeling measure officially making the Colorado ballot, many across the state are stressing that a vote for Proposition 105 would only contribute to the ongoing state-by-state patchwork of food-labeling and food-safety rules, which is confusing and disruptive for farmers, other food producers and consumers.

Furthermore, implementing mandatory labels would create added production costs, which would then be passed on to consumers, some of whom already struggle with their grocery bills.

August 22, 2014

It's official. The Colorado Secretary of State verified Wednesday there will be a GMO labeling measure on the November ballot - http://tinyurl.com/ldr4avx. From now through the election, continue following us here, on Facebook, on Twitter and elsewhere to learn more about why this would be a bad law for Colorado.

July 24, 2014

It usually happens at least once a week. You open your email to see someone from the marine engine world denouncing the use of ethanol-blended fuels. Nearly every time it is about E15, a fuel that is illegal to use in marine engines. It stems from their lack of confidence in their own customer’s ability to read a dispenser label. Or, perhaps more appropriately, it is a way to sell memberships and subscriptions to their publications. But, sometimes, it is even about using E10 (10% ethanol).

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June 26, 2014

Because water is such an important resource, agricultural associations from across the state felt that it was important to collaborate on efforts concerning agricultural water. As a result, the Colorado Agriculture Water Alliance (CAWA) was formed and is composed of representatives from Colorado's agricultural organizations.

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