Monthly archives: February, 2013

NOBULL: Odd Bedfellows: Paul Harvey and the Animal Agriculture Alliance Odd Bedfellows: Paul Harvey and the Animal Agriculture Alliance By Paul Shapiro on February 15, 2013 24 StumbleUpon0 0 Google +0 0 The Animal Agriculture Alliance—a group that defends virtually every factory farming practice out there—issued a press release this past week praising Dodge for its Super Bowl commercial featuring Paul Harvey’s “God Made

NOBULL: Elizabeth Warren Kicks Wall Street’s Butt

To view this email as a web page, click here. — Breaking News from — WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Stars At First Senate Banking Committee Hearing Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) showed why she was elected Thursday, by kicking some Wall Street butt in her first Senate Banking Committee hearing. Senator Warren pulled no punches in

NOBULL: Why Beef Is Becoming More Like Chicken–Cheap, uniform, and bland — Zilmax is a highly effective growth drug, and it makes cattle swell up with muscle

Why Beef Is Becoming More Like Chicken Cheap, uniform, and bland. By Christopher Leonard|Posted Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at 4:55 AM ET The beef industry has been shrinking for decades Photo by Pablo H. Caridad/iStockphoto/Thinkstock A new cattle drug called Zilmax is being widely used in the industrial feedlots where most of America’s beef comes

NOBULL: Nebraska ranchers arrested yesterday at white house

"Yesterday, four Nebraskans joined with national leaders including Julian Bond, Robert Kennedy, Jr. and Bill McKibben, to show a strong coalition of Americans asking our President to reject Keystone XL and begin serious action on climate change. Civil disobedience has a long history in our country of ordinary citizens taking a stand on critical issues

NOBULL: How To Save A Public Library: Make It A Seed Bank

How To Save A Public Library: Make It A Seed Bank by Luke Runyon February 02, 2013 5:17 AM February 2, 2013 Listen to the Story The seed library is a partnership between the Basalt Public Library and the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. Seed packets encourage gardeners to write their names and take credit

NOBULL: USDA Sends New COOL Rule to White House — R-CALF

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America "Fighting for the U.S.Cattle Producer" For Immediate Release February 11, 2013 USDA Sends New COOL Rule to White House Washington, D.C. – On Friday, February 7, 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the agency’s much anticipated proposed rule

NOBULL: New CFS Report Exposes Devastating Impact of Monsanto Practices on U.S. Farmers

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NOBULL: Will Alberta’s oil boom revenue collapse?– Renewables now cheaper than coal and gas in Australia

The Cedar Creek wind farm east of Grover, Colorado. (Photo: AtmosNews – NCAR & UCAR) Something interesting is happening in Australia. A new study by the research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found that unsubsidized renewable energy is now cheaper than fossil fuels like coal and gas. In fact, it’s a lot cheaper. Data

NOBULL: Three pesticides that harm bees will be banned from application — BRUSSELS, Belgium

BRUSSELS, Belgium, February 1, 2013 (ENS) – Three pesticides that harm bees will be banned from application to flowering crops in Europe as of July 1, under new proposals issued by the European Commission. “This hugely significant EU proposal promises a first, important step on the road to turning around the decline on our bees,”

NOBULL: Daily Kos: Work Made a Farmer — The day Harvey gave his speech, most of the American farm community had already been destroyed.

Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 07:05 PM PST Work Made a Farmer by aimlessmindFollow · 93 Comments / 93 New And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer. God said, "I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk