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White House Proposes Slashing US Farm Subsidies

The perfect storm that may obliterate controversial farm subsidies is brewing. The federal budget crisis, together with the historically high agricultural income recorded in 2011, have led the Obama Administration to consider the obvious: big commodity growers don’t need the help of … Continue reading

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Public Debate Shifting On Farms Subsidies

The budget crisis has emerged as the ideal context for a critical public debate about farm [perverse] subsidies. Here’s an enlightening article about the Farm Bill that makes the case against supporting Big Ag—in the mainstream media, no less! Farmers Making … Continue reading

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Organics 101 with Dr. Hans Herren

Is organic food just another fad? Why should we care? Flippant as they may seem, these questions are asked very seriously every day by a lot of people of all ages, economic backgrounds and political persuasions, from California to Quebec, … Continue reading

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