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The Fantasy And Reality Of Woodcrest Dairy

You’ll notice that the soil color inside the pens of Woodcrest Dairy isn’t the same color as the soil of the land outside. That’s because… [...]

Climate Change Disasters Making Poor Families In America More Hungry

As a result of its climate cowardice, the U.S. Senate today was forced to choose which Americans would become the newest victims of climate change. The Senate chose to let Americans on food stamps go hungry. [...]

Half Of Safe Climate Caucus Fails To Support New Climate Legislation

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer proposed a moderate, reasonable bill to help small to medium-sized farms that are dealing with consequences of climate change. H.R. 1890, the Balancing Food, Farm and Environment Act, which would, in Blumenauer’s words, “assist farmers to better adapt to climate change impact and to continue to support their stewardship efforts [...]

Senators Throw Money At Agricultural Disasters Without Addressing Underlying Problem

Senators Max Baucus, Roy Blunt and Debbie Stabenow don’t dare to introduce legislation to address the problem of climate change. They prefer to simply throw government money at the disasters that climate change has unleashed. [...]

Carbon Emissions From Fossil Fuels Reach New Record High

The International Energy Agency reported that carbon emissions from fossil fuels increased by a gigaton last year, a 3.2 percent increase that made last year’s carbon emissions from coal, oil, and natural gas the highest ever in human history. [...]

Obama Settles Justice For Some, Not For Others

Barack Obama was happy to accommodate the lawsuit of Native Americans against the Department of Agriculture. He won’t do the same for gays and lesbians, though. [...]

Organic Tests Better For Soil and Human Health

A yummy new study compares organic strawberries with strawberries grown on industrial farms. [...]

Congress Acts To Stop AgroTerrorism Crisis!

Agroterrorism? We could just as well have a Chief Gambling Officer to create programs to cope with casinoterrorism. [...]

Could AgroDefense Harm Agriculture More Than BioTerrorism?

By placing the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas instead, the Department of Homeland Security will be placing agricultural disease pathogens right next to the plants and animals they are adapted to infect. [...]

Adrian Smith Proposes Goverment Takeover Of Health Care For Animals

Using his own standards, we could accuse Congressman Adrian Smith of proposing a government takeover of health care for animals. When it comes to health care for human beings, however, Smith says that he’s against it. [...]

Climate Change Action in a Sea of Amendments

Boxer’s amendment would have required a full and balanced assessment of the impact of climate change legislation on agriculture, forestry and fishing, including both the cost of the adjustments provoked by the legislation, and the costs associated with rapid climate change itself that could be avoided through the implementation of climate change legislation. [...]