Real Organic Podcast

Dave Mortensen Part 2: Big Ag's False Claims Of Environmental Consciousness

August 09, 2023 Real Organic Project Episode 128
Real Organic Podcast
Dave Mortensen Part 2: Big Ag's False Claims Of Environmental Consciousness
Show Notes

#128: In the second half of our interview with Dr. Dave Mortensen, we hear about the events that  led to his resignation from the National Organic Standards Board, as well his thoughts around the off-base claims of "environmental consciousness" being presented today by Big Ag companies.

Dave Mortensen heads the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems department at the University of New Hampshire. He was the Distinguished Professor of Weed and Applied Plant Ecology at the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences and has also served as a farming systems ecotoxicology expert on the National Organic Standards Board.

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