Month: August 2022

NPR All Things Considered: Some governors are turning voluntary land conservation into a culture war item

Howdy, This Nebraska based story has made national coverage. The federal USDA voluntary conservation cost share and easement programs utilized by Nebraska farmers and ranchers depend on to help them manage their natural resource based issues almost always run out of money. President Biden by virtue of his voluntary 30×30 (America the Beautiful) initiative, as…



Niche Producers Have No Chance in Fraudulent Marketplace

Censored: Ad Exposing Whole Foods’ Antibiotics Deception May 24th, 2022 Andrew deCoriolis Apparently Whole Foods’ “no antibiotics, ever” marketing really means “antibiotics, sometimes.” Farm Forward recently exposed Whole Foods’ humanewashing after we uncovered drugs in the Amazon-owned retailer’s meat. Now, as Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting kicks off, the cities of Austin and Seattle have decided…



Congress could beef up meatpacking oversight this fall. But obstacles to enforcement remain.

Bills introduced in the U.S. House and Senate would add lawyers in the USDA to prosecute complaints under the Packers and Stockyards Act. Experts and advocates have said the law has been weakened over the previous decades. By Aruni Soni, Investigate Midwest 4 hours ago A century ago, Congress wrote a law intended to counteract…