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  • APR
    21
    2016

    THE EPA'S BILLBOARD BLUES

    The Environmental Protection Agency continues to lose the trust of the rural community with regulatory overreach and other actions that can only be construed as anti-farming.

    For all involved, the EPA’s mishandling of several issues has be...

  • APR
    25
    2016

    AMERICAN SOLDIER TO AMERICAN FARMER: HOW MANY OF OUR NATION'S VETERANS TRANSITION TO LIFE IN AGRICULTURE

    According to USDA research, the average age of farmers is in the upper 50s and has been rising for years. New, younger farmers are being discouraged from joining the industry because of lack of sufficient government/public support, as well as moun...

  • APR
    19
    2016

    THE IARC'S RED MEAT SCARE

    The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)’s main function as an arm of the World Health Organization (WHO) is to study hundreds of substances and activities to determine carcinogenic risk levels. Over four decades, 989 of these have b...

  • APR
    20
    2016

    ANTI-POVERTY ADVOCATE FILES SUIT AGAINST HSUS-SUPPORTED BALLOT INITIATIVE

    Local anti-poverty activist Diane Sullivan, along with Massachusetts farmers James Dunn, has filed a lawsuit that asks the courts to remove a proposed 2016 animal rights ballot measure introduced by a coalition that includes Humane Society of the...

  • APR
    18
    2016

    AN INTERVIEW WITH LUCAS OIL SHOOTING TEAM CAPTAIN LISA MARIE JUDY

    Protect The Harvest partner Lucas Oil is a big supporter of shooting sports. In fact, they have a line of gun oil products that have received resounding endorsements from gun enthusiasts. Out of this commitment to the shooting industry came the de...

  • APR
    13
    2016

    PROTECT THE HARVEST TO HOLD RANGE RIGHTS AND RESOURCE SYMPOSIUM MAY 20TH-21ST

    May 20-21 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah.

    Next month, Protect The Harvest will be hosting its Range Rights and Resource Symposium, May 20th and 21st in Layton, Utah. The theme of the symposium will be 'Ending the Sound of S...

  • APR
    14
    2016

    BOBCAT HUNTING PUT ON HOLD IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

    (Image courtesy of ForestWander.com)

    A proposed plan for a bobcat hunting season in New Hampshire was withdrawn this week. In a statement, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said that a 50-permit hunt was abandoned due to objection...

  • APR
    07
    2016

    THE ROLE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN COMBATING ZIKA VIRUS AND GLOBAL FOOD INSECURITY

    Marshall Matz is an attorney for OFW Law in Washington, DC. He specializes in the food industry and has a background in global food security. Recently, he discussed the role of genetic engineering in today’s society.

    The terrors of the dis...

  • APR
    12
    2016

    SHOWDOWN IN THE LAST FRONTIER: AN ALASKAN HUNTER VS. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

    The use of a hovercraft to access hunting lands has become the subject of a long, drawn-out court process for one man in Alaska.

    John Sturgeon had been doing so for over 15 years, as The Daily Signal reports. The federal grounds the 70-yea...

  • APR
    06
    2016

    WALMART TO GO CAGE-FREE ON EGGS; CLAIMS MOVE IS AIMED AT "AFFORDABILITY FOR CONSUMERS"

    Late Tuesday, the world’s largest grocery chain threw in with the cage-free egg movement.

    Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. announced that they plan to transition to a 100% cage-free egg supply by 2025. This move is unsurprising considering...

  • MAR
    30
    2016

    NEBRASKA EXAMINES FOOD DESERT PROBLEM WITH NEW BILL

    (Map from USDA showing food deserts in the U.S.)

    Legislators in Nebraska are taking steps to address the massive food desert problem that currently plagues the state, as well as the rest of the country.

    Sponsored by State Senator M...

  • MAR
    31
    2016

    COULD MINNESOTA BAN GRAY WOLF MANAGEMENT?

    (Photo: Derek Bakken)

    The Great Lakes region is no stranger to the debate on wolf hunting. For decades, legislators have gone back and forth on what to do, if anything, about the potential threats posed by an unchecked wolf population.

    ...

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