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Is Sonny Perdue’s Nomination as Secretary of Agriculture a Good Choice for farm Animals and the Environment?

By Erin Thompson

Because Donald Trump appears to select the members of his cabinet by determining who would best represent the opposite for which the position stands, SNL performed a skit starring Bryan Cranston in his notorious role as Walter White chosen as the Head of the DEA.  554 more words

Humane Politics

Industrial Farming Threatens Food Security in the US

It is indisputable that we are negatively affecting our air, soil and water in a way that is drastically impacting the earth itself.

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NEWS

Square Foot Gardening / Trump

You could be thinking that nothing might be more distant from Donald Trump’s mind than Organic Farming.  He might be the king of fast food right now as in Kentucky Fried Chicken. 217 more words

Sq Foot Gardening

An Argument for Wildlife-friendly Farming Strategies (Part 1)

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Introduction

Although some crops do not require the help of pollinators, industrial farmers should adopt wildlife-friendly strategies to help counter the “Bee Crisis.” 819 more words

General

An Argument for Wildlife-friendly Farming Strategies (Part 2)

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What Are Wildlife-friendly Farming Strategies?

Wildlife-friendly farming strategies involve the creation of habitats for pollinators and crop pest predators that can create a symbiotic relationship between the wildlife and the farmers. 450 more words

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An Argument for Wildlife-friendly Farming Strategies (Part 3)

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Don’t Adopt Wildlife-friendly Farming Strategies

The important thing to know about this option is that sooner or later, it will not be sustainable. 640 more words

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