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Profits Before People?

A friend shared a news story with me that appeared in the Bay Journal “EPA sued over inaction on factory farm air pollution”. Although an old story from 2015, my friend wanted me to see it because it mentions the Chesapeake watershed and Maryland CAFO’s (concentrated animal feeding operations). 753 more words

Corporate Agriculture

More Cows is Not the Answer

At the Geis ranch and in our practice, we like to use the most recent technology to be as efficient as we can. Whether that is using growth hormones or spraying weeds with herbicide, if we can use less natural resources to make our product, we are going to do it. 466 more words


The Power of Listening // CAFO2016: Big Ideas

The following is an address given by Ryan Forgotten Voices’ President, at CAFO’s Summit in Orlando, Florida on Friday, May 6, 2016. Note for participants:  930 more words


A Bit of Beef

Today’s blog is once again brought to you by our multi-talented farm manager, Dugan. 

I was having a spirited online debate in early January on a topic I am rather passionate… 2,081 more words

Finding Value...

We all search for value in our lives.  I would argue that what we individually value often defines who we are as a person – creating our priorities and the actions that result from them.  692 more words


Factory Farm VS Free-Range

Okay. So AS IF making moral/political/social/economic/environmental decisions about food and food sources was not difficult enough, let’s make it more morally confusing. 382 more words