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September 12, 2015



After Idaho Ruling, More Ag-Gag Challenges To Come

In the last decade ag gag laws have proliferated. Now, with Idaho’s law declared unconstitutional, seven states have some form of an ag gag law on the books.

January 1, 2015


dairy cow in a field

A Farmer And Her Chef, Dairy Farms On The Move, The “O” Word

Living Roots Ecovillage uses organic growing practices but they don't want to get certified. Snacking on raw food. Cali dairy farmers relocate to the Midwest.

December 31, 2014


Dairy farmer Marty DeHoog

Midwest Recruiting CA Dairies To Pump Up Rural Economy

The thought of moving somewhere with lots of available water and open spaces gets the attention of dairy farmers like Marty DeHoog.

March 22, 2014


chef bob adkins pouring marinade on lamb ribs

Less Grass More Permaculture, Lamb Ribs With Bob Adkins

Not pork, not beef... we make lamb ribs. Permaculture for life with Peter Bane and Bread & Roses. And, the dairy industry and FDA's new anti-terror regulations.

February 11, 2014

Tough Times 


Changing Dairy Industry Leaves Some Farmers In The Dust

The dairy industry is more efficient than ever, but ramping up production is costly and often out of reach for some small dairies.

January 25, 2013

Money Doesn't Grow On Cows 

Foil top of a milk bottle, reading

Dairy Farmers, Co-op Settle Out Of Court

Dairy Farmers of America has agreed to pay a $158 million settlement to avoid going to trial, but farmers and critics aren't satisfied.

November 29, 2012

Spilling Milk 

Cows in a field by a roadside.  There is a sign that reads (in French): Demain, cette ferme sera fermée. Il n'y aura plus de merde dans mes prairies mais elle se retrouvera dans vos plats.

European Dairy Farmers Protest With Tractors, Milk Hoses

Thousands of farmers from throughout Europe came to Belgium with their tractors to protest price controls on milk.

September 11, 2011

Weird Weather 

Hurricane Flats Farm - South Royalton, VT

Hurricane Irene: The Connection Between Weather And Food

Weeks after Hurricane Irene tore through the east coast, farmers, consumers, and government officials are still taking stock of its impact.

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