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Smithfield Merger - More Factory Farms?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday June 25, 2013   -   By David

  “China has been very interested and very aggressive trying to get into the United States,....“And they have the resources to do it.” - Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley     With the recent announcement of the Smithfield-Shuanghui...

Cosmovore vs Local Foods

Blog: Wild Winds Sheep Company   -   Sunday November 20, 2011   -   By Catherine & Martin

Cosmovore vs. local foods, by Catherine Wissner   From the November 15, 2011, Drovers article Enter the Cosmovores ;* “Mr. Kenny adds a new word to our food vocabulary as he answers — negatively — the question: Is...

Changes

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday November 30, 2010   -   By Brian

We have all heard the tenants and arguments of nature versus nurture, or environment versus genetics in human psychological development.  There are also the formative years, the first ten years of a human’s life that set our core...

Responsibility and the Dream

Blog: Christopher Ranch   -   Friday June 25, 2010   -   By Justin

Most of us wake up these days hoping to hear some good news about the Gulf oil spill, but after 2 months and counting, it’s not forthcoming. The President is talking about a plan and BP has offered apologies but the worst environmental disaster in America’s...

Remember Earth Day-Take one day to reverance our E...

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday April 21, 2010   -   By Alan and Susan

Let's all take one day at least to honor and reverance our Earth. As farmers, we know we have to show the Earth respect!   Try to do one kind act FOR our earth...maybe we could take one day to actually see how much we waste and throw away...

Environment

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Friday April 16, 2010   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

Oh, here they come again with the helicopters to spray the wooded areas at Rocky Mount.  And, the frogs have just returned this past year after a very long absence!!  It was probably ten years ago that a helicopter was out spraying the defoliants...

Hudson Farmers' Market Celebrates International Da...

Blog: Scarecrow Farm   -   Saturday October 17, 2009   -   By Virginia

On October 24, concerned citizens and groups all over the world will be celebrating the International Day of Climate Action with projects, demonstrations, and displays, all emphasizing our need to reduce our carbon presence on the environment.  The Hudson...

Duck Manure

Blog: MamaDuck's Duck Eggs   -   Sunday February 15, 2009   -   By Sara

Manure is not much from one or two ducks, it will fertilize the lawn or place where they live.  But with a larger group of ducks, it does accumulate, then the best thing is to compost the manure in a pile, somewhere it can rot and break down over time,...

Protecting The Watershed

Blog: Portage River Farm   -   Friday January 30, 2009   -   By John

Two nights ago, I attended a meeting of the Huron River Watershed Council. They were holding a special meeting to kick off an effort to educate and mobilize individuals in our area to work at a grass-roots level to improve and protect the health of Portage...

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