Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tag: farming

They rescued pigs and turkeys from factory farms – and now...

It’s an alarming example of the power of the animal agriculture industry, the confluence of interests between industry and law enforcement, and the appalling treatment of animals in industrial agricultural production.

A new economic model for the South: Ditch corporate welfare and...

“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”

In the race to achieve zero hunger and mitigate climate change,...

"In the race to beat food insecurity, achieve zero hunger, and address climate change, we must pay attention to the soil."

Women get a voice in conventional agriculture

HarvestHER seeks to recognize the important role that females have played in the male-dominated harvesting industry and establish a community for well-being.

5 people died from eating lettuce, but Trump’s FDA still won’t...

The FDA’s lack of urgency dumbfounds food safety scientists.

House passes farm bill – ‘rewards mega-agribusinesses and Wall Street,’ not...

"The GOP Farm Bill is a disaster for people and the planet."

Farming as resistance

Threatened by a mining company, indigenous women in the remote highlands of Guatemala are marching, increasing productivity, and planting trees.

Bayer, Monsanto merger gets green light from the DOJ

A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups.

Inequality is feeding America

It's time to treat all farm workers with the respect due to the people who really are essential to our food security.

Solar-powered floating farm could produce 20 tons of vegetables daily

The future of farming is sustainable and not land-based.

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Bernie Sanders leads the way in Iowa caucuses with young voter support, according to...

The poll, which was conducted Jan. 20-23 and surveyed 584 voters, shows Sanders' support comes from the likes of young voters in Iowa.

IRS grabs the money

The IRS never was user friendly; the trouble is, it’s getting worse.

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murdering his autistic son

Valva was suspended without pay pending the investigation. He has served as an officer in the NYPD since 2005.

The fate of the Earth

Climate change, after all, looks to be nature’s slo-mo version of nuclear war.

‘The only one I didn’t want her to pick’: In secret recording, Trump admits...

"Had she picked Bernie Sanders it would've been tougher. He's the only one I didn't want her to pick."