Monsanto: Onwards to a Seedy Monopoly?

Updated Aug 10, 2009

Caving in to the misinformed opposing Civilized Medicine and bailouts for extraordinarily mismanaged car companies have left me with lowered expectations for the Obama administration, but news comes today that they’re hot on the trail of Monsanto and their push for monopolistic control of the seed industry:

“Washington has often sympathized with farmers who find themselves selling their commodities to fewer and larger processors. But the Obama administration is taking a further step, with plans for a nationwide series of sessions next year for the U.S. Agriculture Department to hear competitive concerns of farmers,” according to the Journal. ~ Monsanto, Ag Industry Face Antitrust Scrutiny

Here’s to farmers.