A Tale of Two Feed Mills

So I went to both of the local feed mills today to shop around for chicken feed. Gerkens Feed is …

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Antibiotics: good in small doses

Earlier this week I bought the first three pigs for our new farm.  They weren’t exactly the heritage breed hogs …

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Chicken Feed Trials

When the chicks first arrived I was in a bit of a hurry. I dropped by the local feed store …

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Consumer Reports – Meat on Drugs

Looks like Consumer Reports is the latest organization to throw its weight behind the antibiotic-free meat. Full story here.  In …

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Corporations, Universities, and the Future of Conventional Agriculture

I happened across this article the other day which details a report by the group Food & Water Watch on …

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Goodbye Pink Slime, Hello Arsenic.

Wow did the pink slime story ever blow up or what?  The story circulated for several weeks on farm and …

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Antibiotics in animal feed: Part of the problem.

It’s nice to be right every once in a while.  Unfortunately, I’d rather not be right about this:  “MRSA appears …

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