Hundreds of Farmers Block Roads in Protest of Monsanto’s GMO Crops

FA NOTE: Not only do most nations lack representative government, but most of the world’s people also lack the right to own land, or even their homes. Poland’s largest farmer uprisingPoland’s largest farmer uprising ever has occurred as convoys of tractors took to the roads recently in protest of GMO infiltration and land grabs by […]

Record US Farmers Switching to Non-GMO Crops in 2015

Continue to vote with your dollar “Non-GMO is More Profitable.” This is the rising sentiment among farmers of the US as a confluence of factors urges them to become pro-organic. From falling GMO grain prices to a rising tide of public distrust of genetically modified ingredients, failing GMO traits, higher GMO seed prices, and the […]

Proposed water quality rules may limit ag activities

A new effort to regulate grazing and its potential impacts on water quality has California ranchers concerned new rules could limit their food production activities and yield little environmental benefits. State water regulators launched a series of public listening sessions around the state during January to solicit public comments before developing a new “Grazing Regulatory […]

Actually, Raising Beef Is Good for the Planet

Despite environmentalists’ worries, cattle don’t guzzle water or cause hunger—and can help fight climate change People who advocate eating less beef often argue that producing it hurts the environment. Cattle, we are told, have an outsize ecological footprint: They guzzle water, trample plants and soils, and consume precious grains that should be nourishing hungry humans. […]

Why Rockefellers Aim at Destroying Farmers Worldwide?

FA Note:  The realities of agribusiness, as described below, put the lie to the need for “Sustainable Agriculture” as promoted by Agenda 21. Local farmers are told they must eschew any mechanized equipment, even a small tractor, for instance; and each community may only raise (and expect to eat) what can be produced in their […]

The Disappearing States

Excerpts from a recent news article from McClatchy Newspapers: Rise in trade spurs U.S. to protect turtles 1.       “The U.S. government is proposing a new level of protection for certain freshwater turtles, concerned that a massive increase in overseas demand for the reptiles could hurt their long-term prospects.” 2.       “While none of the four species […]

Outdated essays on pocket gophers reveal lack of evidence for ESA listing

Seventh in a series on a new ESA list­ing. We will pub­lish addi­tions to the series if/as they are written. Unsupported claims in obscure essays from 1942, 1944, and 1960 have hurt a lot of people in south Thurston County, Washington.  Oppressive laws are based on them—including the 2014 Endangered Species Act micro-listing of four Mazama […]

Thanks, Property Rights!

FA Note:  The international treaties and agreements cited in the ESA, which authorize the Act, were all negotiated to protect each nation’s agricultural economies and the communities dependent on them. Simple logic, and basic economics, both dictate – if a “market” exists/develops for any species, their numbers will grow. This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something […]