Food bill de-regulating raw and local foods moves into House Legislation to allow the sale of raw milk, homemade food products, and other direct-to-consumer goods has finally passed committee and entered the House. Known as the Wyoming Food Freedom Act, the bill would allow local food producers, farmers, home crafters, and more to sell their […]
Business Mirror PILI, Camarines Sur—A Filipino-made bio-organic plant supplement developed from fruit extracts and beneficial microorganisms is now available in the market for farmers who wish to increase their crop yields by as much as 30 percent while reducing the use of chemical fertilizer by 50 percent during the initial cropping. Called Seed Growth, the […]
Madison.com The milk pasteurization debate is more than a century old. According to “The Untold Story of Milk” by Connecticut-based natural medicine practitioner Ron Schmid, at the end of the 19th century, the population growth in cities created the “milk problem” — people wanted to drink it, but were too far from farms to get […]
Since the United States Congress enacted the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) into law in 1946, the American people have been bombarded by regulations issued by the federal bureaucracy. Federal agencies are only supposed to implement laws contained in the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations). As the following account illustrates, they have been known to make up and implement regulations that are not found in the CFR in violation of the APA.
Associated Press ANNA, Ohio — White radishes are taking root on Tony Luthman’s farm, the start of what he hopes will create a welcome mat for the corn he plants in the spring. With taproots that can grow several feet deep, the carrot-shaped tillage or forage radishes bore holes into the ground, loosening the soil. […]
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A couple of farm families in Idaho sat down and figured out how much they would have to pay in licensing and permit fees in order to keep their farmstand (also known as a Farm Market) in business for the 2009 season. In order for Steve and Wendy Smith of Spyglass Gardens to continue their Farm Market this year, they would be required to shell out $2319.50