Monthly archives: August, 2013

NOBULL: The threat from antibiotic use on the farm – The Washington Post

The threat from antibiotic use on the farm – The Washington Post By Donald Kennedy, Published: August 22 Donald Kennedy was commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 1977 to 1979. He is professor emeritus of environmental science at Stanford University. When I was commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),



NOBULL: The Trans-Pacific Partnership is not about free trade. It’s a corporate coup d’etat–against us!

August 2013, Volume 15, Number 8 Edited by Jim Hightower and Phillip Frazer View this issue as a PDF



NOBULL: What are Big Retailers and Meat Packers Doing to Cattleman?

What are Big Retailers and Meat Packers Doing to Cattleman? Compared to a competitive time in the industry in the 1970’s, the monopoly power of the big retailers and meat packers has left today’s cattle producers nearly $600 per head short of their share of what consumers spend for beef at the retail meat counter.



NOBULL: Wall Street Journal — On the Killing Floor, Clues to the Impact Of Immigration on Jobs

On the Killing Floor, Clues to the Impact Of Immigration on Jobs By SARA MURRAY GREELEY, Colo.—Here on the outskirts of town sits a sprawling meatpacking plant where more than 3,000 workers slaughter and process thousands of cows a week—and where English is hardly the only language spoken inside. Indeed, the union handbook is printed



NOBULL: Court Grants COOL Supporters’ Request to Intervene in Labeling Lawsuit

Court Grants COOL Supporters’ Request to Intervene in Labeling Lawsuit U.S. District Court approves request from meat industry groups supporting Country of Origin Labeling Published on: Aug 22, 2013 The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia this week granted a motion by the United States Cattlemen’s Association, National Farmers Union, American Sheep Industry



NOBULL: More Than 150 Businesses, Groups Call for Improved Oversight of GE Field Trials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2013 CONTACTS Kristina Hubbard, kristina Victoria Bouloubasis, victoria More Than 150 Businesses, Groups Call for Improved Oversight of GE Field Trials Secretary Vilsack meets with delegation of farmers, businesses, and organizations More than 150 farm organizations, food processors, millers, retail companies, bakeries, and seed businesses have signed a letter calling



NOBULL: I Like Moving Cows, By Ben Hewitt

Moving Cows by Ben Hewitt The boys are so devoted to me, they follow me everywhere Every morning, soon as it is light enough to see, I move the cows to a fresh paddock. We give the cows a new piece of pasture every 24 hours; this is known as rotational grazing, and it is



NOBULL: We are getting closer to the cliff all the time – Fred Stokes

We’re getting closer to the cliff all the time “There’s nobody that works harder than Fred”, Mike Callicrate “We are getting closer to the cliff all the time and that seems to be a continuous process – that bothers me. I almost feel guilty because I feel that I lived in America’s heyday. I hate



NOBULL: Young Farmers Break The Bank Before They Get To The Field : The Salt : NPR

Young Farmers Break The Bank Before They Get To The Field By Luke Runyon August 21, 2013 3:05 AM Patrick Gale poses with his flowering crop of 55,000 sunflowers in Dover, N.H., on Aug. 9, 2011. Tuttles Farm, considered America’s oldest continuously operated family farm put, had partnered with a nonprofit New Hampshire group of



NOBULL: Snipe Hunting 1924 — Not much has changed

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