Organic: what it is.

I stumbled across this article some months ago about organic chicken production in Delaware.  This article is the perfect illustration …

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Minnesota’s bird flu outbreak

You may have read about it in the news, but we’re living right in the middle of it (well, almost) …

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FDA Outlaws our Eggs

Well, I’ve heard rumors of some silly new FDA regulations coming down the pipeline, and a few days ago, the …

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Big pig farms sticking it to the little guys

Well, the days are getting longer, the to-do list is getting longer, and the blog posts are getting shorter.  There’s …

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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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Pigs: How much suffering is neccessary?

So I’ve started doing a bit of pig research. Please note that I have absolutely no experience raising pigs, in …

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Let them eat poop.

What part of this sounds like a good idea?  Answer: none. But here it is, from my Alma-mater the University …

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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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