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October 23, 2007

Farm Bill Tuesday: Actions for Senate Markup

This week (actually, tomorrow, Wednesday, October 24) the Senate Agriculture Committee is scheduled to markup their version of the farm bill. Many of our action alerts over the past few months have pointed to this week. Today, we highlight two...

October 21, 2007


By Jana McNally Ten years ago I called myself a farmer. I rose at dawn with my co-farmer husband, drove to our farm thirty-five minutes away and put in a twelve, sometimes fourteen hour day. We didn't take days off,...

October 17, 2007

Feds Don't Know How Rice Escaped

If you are like me and have done a bit of reading about genetic engineering in agriculture, you are suspicious of the hype about the potential of GMOs for feeding the world. So far, commercial use of GMOs' greatest success...

October 17, 2007

Of church and stake: farming for the soul

Sister Mary Ann Garisto at her non profit farm, Sister's Hill Farm, in Dutchess county brings healthy produce to the needy in New York. (Phil Mansfield for the New York Times) Did you even know there was a Christian Vegetarian...

October 15, 2007

Senate Ag Farm Bill Markup Next Week

In anticipation of the Senate Agriculture Committee marking up the farm bill next week (scheduled for Tuesday, October 23) we will highlight a few of the issues on our blog this week. Today, we will focus once again on food...

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