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Five years of drought animated

This map is just colors, but for some people it represents five years of sweat and tears. During this time fortunes were lost, herds and crops were lost, family ranches were lost. 61 more words

Natural Resource

usda develops label to verify "gmo free"

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.

USDA’s move comes as some consumer groups push for mandatory labeling of the genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. 192 more words

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Morgantown Solar Co-op Reaches Out to Local Small Farmers/Businesses on May 30

MORGANTOWN – The newly formed Morgantown Solar Co-op is encouraging small farmers and businesses in Monongalia County to apply for special US Department of Agriculture grants to fund construction of solar panels on their roofs. 417 more words

Main Street Morgantown

Crop Disasters Declared in Nevada, Utah

Drought destroys more crops in 11 areas across two states

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 11 additional areas (10 counties and Carson City) across two states—Nevada and Utah—as crop disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by ongoing drought. 291 more words

Drought

70% Of Ground Beef Contains Ammonia-Soaked “Pink Slime”; USDA Bought 7 Million Pounds For School Lunches

Oldspeak:“So the stuff that the Ghostbusters struggled to contain is in ground beef, that’s being served to kids in copious amounts, despite the fact that there are no significant cost savings from adding it to meat. 1,341 more words

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Value Added Producer Grant Workshop at Grow Benzie June 5

PRESS RELEASE:

Contact: Betsy Evans

Alliance for Economic Success

231-723-4325

For Immediate Release

GOT LOCAL FOOD?

VALUE ADDED PRODUCT WORKSHOP SET FOR JUNE 5

MANISTEE AND BENZIE COUNTIES, MICHIGAN… 270 more words

Events

John Block: GMOs Under Assault

By John R. Block

We can’t seem to silence or satisfy the loud scream of opposition to GE crops. The reason probably is that up until now we have ignored them. 388 more words

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