A Michigan farmer describes the Michigan state Atty. Gen.'s latest attack against his family. The state wants to define the pigs he raises as "invasive species" and prohibit him from doing business. This is the latest from the busy bodies who seek nothing but control and to further limit the freedom of family farms.Read more »
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The new law would require anyone who drives a tractor to get a Commercial Drivers License. If a CDL was required the cost for food will increase dramatically. During times such as harvest farmers need to work long hours to get crops harvested before they spoil in the fields. CDL requirement would reduce the labor pool since the minimum age for a CDL is 21.Read more »
"Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters that for the last two years has been creating the Global Village Construction Set, an open source, low-cost, high performance technological platform that allows for the easy, DIY fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a sustainable civilization with modern comforts. The GVCS lowers the barriers to entry into farming, building, and manufacturing and can be seen as a life-size lego-like set of modular tools that can create entire economies."
See founder's TED presentation on front page.Read more »
A Georgia resident who has been an organic farmer for years is now facing $5000 dollars in fines for growing too many vegetables on his OWN land. That’s right.Read more »
Cal Expo police shot the pregnant cow as many as 11 times Tuesday after it escaped while being unloaded from a trailer into a portable pen.
The animal was to be on display in the fair's "livestock nursery," where visitors could witness her giving birth.Read more »
EDMONTON - Anti-oilpatch activist Wiebo Ludwig says there are innocent explanations for the articles police seized from his farm in northwestern Alberta in a recent raid.
Some of the books on terrorism were gifts, the chemistry texts were for home schooling and the marijuana was for his pregnant goats.Read more »
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