Monthly archives: January, 2013

NOBULL: Praying for a Holistic Food Movement in the Household of God

Jeremy John Christian Social Activist Praying for a Holistic Food Movement in the Household of God Posted: 01/23/2013 5:20 pm "To live, we must daily break the body and shed the blood of creation. The point is, when we do this knowingly, lovingly, skillfully, reverently, it is a sacrament; when we do it ignorantly, greedily,



NOBULL: Western PA Cows in Trouble, Too — Many suspect chemicals used in drilling and hydrofracking

"Energy companies are exempt from key provisions of environmental laws, which makes it difficult for scientists and citizens to learn precisely what is in drilling and fracking fluids or airborne emissions." Western PA Cows in Trouble, Too Posted by carldavidson on January 24, 2013 Livestock Falling Ill in Fracking Regions, Raising Concerns About Food By



NOBULL: GM crops: Time to be responsible & responsive

"If there is one thing that is a constant, it is the propagation of the myth that GM crops are a necessity, if the world has to feed its growing population. The same myth is propelled in India as well, both by the seed industry and its supporters, including our Union agriculture minister, Sharad Pawar.



NOBULL: Mid-Missouri Public Radio: Can small farms benefit from Wal-Mart’s push into local foods?

Key excerpts (Complete article below): Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, is muscling in on one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture: local food. Wal-Mart says 11 percent of the produce sold in its stores nationwide comes from local farms, a large increase from the mere 4 percent it sold two years ago when



NOBULL: Tri State Livestock article on sheep investigation

Livestock producers meet in Belle Fourche By Jan Swan Wood for Tri-State Livestock News Bill Bullard, R-CALF USA CEO, explains how the sheep industry could be the "canary in the coal mine" for the whole livestock industry. Photo by Jan Swan Wood Sheep producers and industry affiliates ask Bill Bullard (standing, far right) questions after



NOBULL: Pastured Animals Deserve Good Care and Good Nutrition

Unlike wild animals that are basically free to roam, domesticated animals are limited to a certain space – a pasture (ranch), a feeding pen, a corral. Cattle, sheep, goats, and other domesticated ruminants are a gift to humanity. They convert plants that are inedible for humans to healthy and nutritious food. Showing our appreciation should



NOBULL: Performance enhancing drugs really work…ask Lance Armstrong

Zilmax – What Happened to the Meat? Steroidal and hormone implants Steroid use and death Alzado was one of the first major US sports figures to admit to using anabolic steroids. In the last years of his life, as he battled against the brain tumor that eventually caused his death, Alzado asserted that his steroid



NOBULL: School districts put local beef on the menu

Part of the PEBC Network: PEBC.org | BoettcherTeachers.org | EdNewsColorado.org School districts put local beef on the menu Written by Ann Schimke on Jan 22nd, 2013. | Copyright © EdNewsColorado.org The South Routt school district is a rural district with just over 400 students attending its three schools. It is also among a small but



NOBULL: Senate COOL Letter

Hello R-CALF USA Affiliates, Below is a joint letter that Senators Tester (D-MT), Johnson (D-SD), Enzi (R-WY) and Grassley (R-IA) are circulating in support of COOL. We need more Senators to join the letter. Please contact your Senators and ask them to join onto the Tester/Enzi COOL letter. To join the letter, your Senators should



NOBULL: Checkoff lawsuit in a holding pattern

Checkoff lawsuit in a holding pattern By Lisa M. Keefe on 1/22/2013 A lawsuit filed last August charging that beef checkoff funds are being “misused” remains on hold pending the release of an audit of the USDA’s Office of Inspector General, according to documents filed in the case. The OIG is examining the National Cattlemen’s