Tag Archives: agriculture

Veganism will not save the planet, and it comes at a price

Farm Journal’s MILK Jim Dickrell A team of scientists from John Hopkins University claims switching to all vegan-diets across the globe would reduce the per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint…

Letter: “Working Animal Protection Act” shields enterprises from animal rights radicals

OPINION Northern Ag Net If passed, the Working Animal Protection Act  would disallow an outright ban on any legal animal enterprise related to working animals. The purpose and goal of the Working Animal…

Does the Pending Farm Bill Ignore Real Troubles in U.S. Agriculture? — by Gracy Olmstead

First published as an Op/Ed in the New York Times Amid a five-year farm recession, continuing woes for small dairy farmers and a trade war with China, a lot is riding on this year’s…

The Current Status of Property Rights in Millard County – the Struggle Continues

(First published in February 2017 — The saga/struggle continues.  SEE Due Process & Equal Protection in Millard County — a Case Study) Among other things, basic property rights are a…

Open Letter to President-Elect Donald Trump re: Agriculture — by Trent Loos

  Mr. Trump, please let me begin by saying how excited those of us are who proudly call Rural America home. We want to say Thank You. You stood tall…

New Zealand Agriculture Thrives Without Government Subsidies

  What would happen if the United States Repealed its Agricultural Subsidies?  You might be surprised.  Reposted from The Daily Signal In 2006, Chris Hausman, a fourth-generation Midwestern farmer long…

Wild Horses — Another Government Failure

By Leland Hogan, President, Utah Farm Bureau Federation The culmination of the work of Velma Johnston, better known as “Wild Horse Annie,” was passage of the Wild Horse and Burro…