About Steve Savage

Steve Savage Born in Denver, now living near San Diego. Agricultural scientist for 30+ years with a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology. Have worked for Colorado State University, DuPont and Mycogen and for the last 13 years consulting for all sorts or companies, universities and grower groups. Experience in biological control, natural products, synthetic chemicals, genetics, GMOs and agronomic practices. Have given multiple invited talks on the interaction between agriculture and climate change (both ways)

Author Archives: Steve Savage

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

July 2nd, 2011 | by Steve Savage

Today, to be patriotic, I bought my wife some red, white and blue carnations. I asked the clerk who was trimming and wrapping the flowers where they came from, and he said, "Columbia." I would rather have purchased them from a domestic grower, but I couldn't.... And it's hard to find domestic fruits and vegetables, too. What happened

Farm Subsidies Don’t Make Us Fat

April 11th, 2011 | by Steve Savage

Last week Dr. Robert Paarlberg published an article in GOOD titled “The Inconvenient Truth About Cheap Food and Obesity: It’s

Food Folly in Washington

February 7th, 2011 | by Steve Savage

As Congressional Republicans and others search for budget cuts (without addressing any of the really big ticket items), one of

Fraud At The Farmers Market

February 2nd, 2011 | by Steve Savage

How “local and sustainable” is the produce you’re buying at your local farmers market? There is a troubling article today

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