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Washington Ecology shakes up dairy regulation 

The Washington Department of Ecology’s rules could keep dairies out of court, but the costs for farmers are uncertain.

New rules issued by the Washington Department of Ecology on Wednesday will change the regulatory landscape for the state’s 230 dairies with more than 200 cows. 33 more words

Capital Press

CAFO Meat Is Even More Dangerous


By Dr. Mercola Antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect at least 2 million Americans every year. At least 23,000 die as a result.1 The growing threat of antibiotic-resistant disease is one of the biggest health threats facing the globe, yet, unlike some other pressing health threats, it has a clear and well-known cause: overuse of antibiotics. 109 more words

A Sprinkle of Foster Care

Orphan care is life giving in a challenging and uncertain kind of way. So, a year ago, as I was trudging through the trenches of Nursing school, and wondering where my joy had run off to, I knew that I was neglecting to engage in a movement the Lord had asked me to join. 827 more words

CAFO

The Moment of Truth...

I am often described as an intense person.  Part of it stems from my natural personality, but a portion of it also comes from my life experiences.  547 more words

General

Love Wins

Yesterday was Stand Sunday, an extension of Orphan Care Sunday that is organized by the Christian Alliance for Orphans. Orphan Sunday shines a spotlight on the global orphan crisis. 562 more words

Foster Care

Lord, we thank Thee

Lord, we thank thee for this food this day which comes to us from the misery of animals in large animal confinement operations, and from the chemical toilet which is modern farm soil, sold to us cheaply through subsidised ag policy which destroys foreign ag economies contributing to starvation in developing nations but enriches US commodity brokers like my uncle seated on the Chicago Board of Trade. 24 more words

Prayer

CAFOs: Just about the worst thing on Earth.

Regarding farming, the average American is probably familiar with issues related to pesticides, GMOs, antibiotics, fair-trade, or organic certification. However whenever I bring up CAFOs, most people have no idea what I’m talking about, which is disconcerting because CAFOs are some of the nastiest things on Earth. 1,164 more words

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