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Sustainable Farming: Starting A Quail Flock

Agriculture & Farming |  | Getting started raising quail requires a little more effort than raising chickens, but they’re well worth it.  Domesticated quail has a delicious, mild flavor that’s not gamey and they’re prolific layers.  If you’d like to learn more about the different breeds and their requirements, go here. Chicks or Eggs Day old chickens, ducks, and turkeys ...Read More »

Dirt Cheap: The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas On The Internet

Agriculture & Farming |  | With the price of healthful groceries going no place but up, lots of thrifty folks are starting a garden to save money on their bills this year. But what about the money to start a garden? It can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you’ve never gardened before in your particular location. I’ve been ...Read More »

How To Grow Spinach

Agriculture & Farming |  | Spinach is one of the first seeds you can plant for a spring harvest and a wonderful source of Vitamin A and one of the healthiest sources minerals and nutrients that we can grow. It is considered a superfood because of all the nutrition these little leaves are packed with. Varieties, such as Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach are ...Read More »

Crazy for Grass

Agriculture & Farming |  | In 1999, Jon Taggart converted the 900 acres of crops on his recently purchased 1,400-acre ranch in Grandview, Texas, into 900 acres of native grasses. Then he launched his 100% grass-fed beef business. Everyone, including the “people in the cow business and people in the meat business” said he was crazy. But in 2011, when ...Read More »

This Do-It-Yourself Garden Hack Is The Secret To An Abundant Garden

Agriculture & Farming |  | My grandfather always had a robust garden filled with vegetables. His secret was rich, nutrient dense soil. He taught me that the plants we grow and soil have a symbiotic relationship. If the soil has nutrients, the plants will thrive. That said, many gardeners forget this vital tip and tend to lean towards chemical fertilizers as ...Read More »

No Yard? No Problem! You Can STILL Grow Food!

Agriculture & Farming |  | Everyone is talking about growing their own food. Lots of people are starting backyard gardens, filling pots on balconies and patios, and even starting little farms in the suburbs. But not everyone has outdoor space. What if you are living in an apartment and have no place to even put a pot for a tomato ...Read More »

Stop Buying 'Fake' Beef

Agriculture & Farming |  | Story at-a-glance In a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), ranch groups and cattle producers allege that millions of pounds of imported beef are being labeled as “Products of the USA” The USDA has argued that imported beef can be labeled as U.S. beef if it comes from a country with food ...Read More »

Kalifornia Open Warfare on Business

Agriculture & Farming |  | The People’s Republic of Kalifornia is a prime example of centralized technocratic planning under the protection of a monolithic legislature that is entirely rooted in a Marxist “global warming” climate of totalitarian collectivism. Business in this cage of redistribution exists to support the extortion demands of the Sacramento commissars. Decades of reporting definitively conclude that the Golden ...Read More »

Study: Monsanto's Roundup Damages Gut Microbiome

Agriculture & Farming |  | We’re only beginning to learn the importance of healthy gut bacteria to our overall health—and the relationship between healthy soil and the human microbiome. Now a new study shows that Monsanto’s Roundup® weedkiller, which we already know damages healthy soil microbial activity, also damages the gut microbiome of rats. The study, published by Prof Gilles-Eric ...Read More »

Big Agra Drives Deforestation in Latin America

Agriculture & Farming |  | When people are asked what causes natural disasters, they quickly respond human activity. Rightly so, but what really causes or enhances natural disasters are a very specific kind of activities. El Niño is a cyclical phenomenon, is part of nature, but its effects can be exacerbated by deforestation. The top-three causes of the recent floods ...Read More »

Zilmax: Performance Enhancing Drug of the Beef Industry

Agriculture & Farming |  | Some may say there’s something romantic about beef. “Black angus cattle” conjures up thoughts of tough cattle grazing on the open pastures in the rugged farmland of America’s heartland. I personally follow an organic vegan diet, but I realize many people enjoy a thick, hearty steak and consider it a taste of the literal fat ...Read More »

'Expensive' Food

Agriculture & Farming |  | Two new studies call attention—yet again—to the link between pesticides and health problems—and how widespread those health issues are. The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems and The Global Alliance for the Future of Food published a 120-page report that says, among other things, that the industrial food system is mostly to blame ...Read More »

The Global Food and Health Crisis: Monsanto’s Science is Bogus

Agriculture & Farming |  | Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the new director general of the World Health Organization (WHO). With a $4 billion annual budget, WHO’s decisions affects us all and its decisions also affect the bottom line of some of the most powerful corporations on the planet. Health is political. And health is big business. For instance, WHO makes dietary ...Read More »

Glyphosate: Persistently Toxic

Agriculture & Farming |  | For decades, Monsanto has claimed that the glyphosate in its Roundup herbicide breaks down so quickly that we shouldn’t worry about the chemical’s impact on soils. Independent scientists (i.e., scientists not funded by the chemical industry) have disagreed. Now, a new study by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and two Dutch laboratories confirms: Contrary ...Read More »

Farmer Wants a Revolution: ‘How Is This Not Genocide?’

Agriculture & Farming |  | (THE GUARDIAN) Health comes from the ground up, Charles Massy says – yet chemicals used in agriculture are ‘causing millions of deaths’. Susan Chenery meets the writer intent on changing everything about the way we grow, eat and think about food The kurrajong tree has scars in its wrinkled trunk, the healed wounds run long and ...Read More »

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