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Agricultural Innovation in New England To Be Highlighted at 2018 Convention

AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION IN NEW ENGLAND TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT 2018 CONVENTION

It's hard to believe but the 2018 BIO International Convention is less than two weeks away! And even with the abundance of high-profile...

Yes, the USDA is still giving direct payments to Big Ag

YES, THE USDA IS STILL GIVING DIRECT PAYMENTS TO BIG AG

The Government Accountability Office reports that Under the Agricultural Act of 2014 , each member of a farming operation that is a...

 
 
 
The Organic Coating that Gives Produce a New Life-and Opens New Markets for Farmers

THE ORGANIC COATING THAT GIVES PRODUCE A NEW LIFE-AND OPENS NEW MARKETS FOR FARMERS

Changing demographics-and increasing demand for gluten-free products-have put cassava root on the radar in the United States. Victoria...

Humans are causing cancer in ANIMALS with surge in plastic waste, light pollution and pesticides 

HUMANS ARE CAUSING CANCER IN ANIMALS WITH SURGE IN PLASTIC WASTE, LIGHT POLLUTION AND PESTICIDES 

Researchers from Arizona State University believe pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be...

 
 
 
Bubbie

BUBBIE

"Bubbie" $230 unframed for a limited time, or $300 framed. Another cutie from the 4th of July shots I got last summer of the Fry's...

Cimarron or Bust: 1939

CIMARRON OR BUST: 1939

August 1939. "Statue by local artist. Cimarron, New Mexico." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration....

 
 
 
Weekend reading: ban factory farms

WEEKEND READING: BAN FACTORY FARMS

Food and Water Watch has a new report advocating a ban on factory farms . Why? Because factory farms: Produce enormous volumes of waste Fuel...

House rejects Republican food and farm bill

HOUSE REJECTS REPUBLICAN FOOD AND FARM BILL

The Republican-drafted bill attracted criticism from Democrats with its overhaul for food stamps, formally known as the Supplemental...

 
 
 
Republican Immigration Fight Derails Food Stamp Bill

REPUBLICAN IMMIGRATION FIGHT DERAILS FOOD STAMP BILL

The Freedom Caucus comes out against the farm bill until Republicans work out an immigration plan.

In-Depth: Facebook Data Privacy & Social Media Data Mining

IN-DEPTH: FACEBOOK DATA PRIVACY & SOCIAL MEDIA DATA MINING

What Businesses and Consumers Should Know for Their Protection Facebook's ability to see your personal data has been a big deal in...

 
 
 
Fishing Creek Farms

FISHING CREEK FARMS

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Iowa Residents to Sue the State Over Air Emissions from Industrial Hog Farms

IOWA RESIDENTS TO SUE THE STATE OVER AIR EMISSIONS FROM INDUSTRIAL HOG FARMS

Most mornings, when teacher Birgitta Meade arrives at North Winneshiek School in rural Northeast Iowa, she's hit by the stench of hog...

 
 
 
Why scientists are interested in these rare New Zealand feral sheep

WHY SCIENTISTS ARE INTERESTED IN THESE RARE NEW ZEALAND FERAL SHEEP

Part of the Aukett's Mohaka flock. These rare sheep breeds are living reminders of New Zealand's colonial history, but may also hold...

New Zealand's five rare feral sheep breeds

NEW ZEALAND'S FIVE RARE FERAL SHEEP BREEDS

Arapawa ewes These five feral sheep breeds are vastly different to romney breed which make up approximately 68% of this country's sheep...

 
 
 
Molly Yeh's Food Network Show ‘Girl Meets Farm' Premieres June 24

MOLLY YEH'S FOOD NETWORK SHOW ‘GIRL MEETS FARM' PREMIERES JUNE 24

My Name Is Yeh gets its own series Molly Yeh, a blogger known for creating charming cakes and cheesy casseroles out of her home on...

Farm Birds Disappearing

FARM BIRDS DISAPPEARING

House Sparrow Since 1977, House Sparrow populations have declined by 67 percent in Great Britain. Once a very common bird, the mystery...

 
 
 
On East Coast Oyster Farms, 'Women Are Rising Up From The Bay In A Big Way'

ON EAST COAST OYSTER FARMS, 'WOMEN ARE RISING UP FROM THE BAY IN A BIG WAY'

More women are joining their male peers among the ranks of oyster farmers. This could be because of growing marine science programs...

Sunlight on Dalemore

SUNLIGHT ON DALEMORE

Sunlight on Dalemore, watercolour on Fabriano 300gsm Rough paper, 16 x 26 cm The old farmstead of Dalemore. It must have been quite...

 
 
 
California is turning farms into carbon-sucking factories

CALIFORNIA IS TURNING FARMS INTO CARBON-SUCKING FACTORIES

In a grand experiment, California switched on a fleet of high-tech greenhouse gas removal machines last month. Funded by the state's...

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