Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 3/28
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An activist wants to use drones to take aerial photographs of “factory farms,” or as he puts it, “to expose what some corporations want to keep hidden.”
The science of food safety doesn’t support mandatory GMO or biotech food labels.
Ignorance, and misinformation, is very difficult to overcome, particularly with a general populace that is increasingly science-illiterate and a lack of public trust in research by both the government and universities.
Editor Susan Crowell wants you to go to the movies. (Actually, she wants you to take a carload to the movies.) What’s playing? ‘Farmland.’
Light availability at the ground level appears to be a big factor in maintaining or losing plant species biodiversity.
It was a difficult year for members of the Ohio Holstein Association, but they made it clear at their annual meeting March 7-8 in Alliance they are ready to move on.
A Braxton daughter topped the 2014 Pa. Holstein Convention Sale with a bid of $19,000.
As of Dec. 31, 2013, Chesapeake has drilled 425 wells in the Utica, including 230 producing wells and 195 wells awaiting pipeline connection or in various stages of completion.
OSHA backed off its previous enforcement directive regarding on-farm grain storage, and emphasized that farms with 10 or fewer employees are exempt from OSHA inspection or enforcement activities.
Stephen Covey had a great quote that is worthy of every bulletin board: “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”
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