1. Madeline

    Urban Farming Fights Despair: The Story Of Chateau Hough

    Youngstown news, Cleveland vintner turned away from counterfeiting There is only one way to lift people out of poverty and despair: jobs. Jobs at sustainable, profitable businesses that can compete in the market not just on their "feel good" credentials but also on the quality of their...
  2. Amelia

    Dairy farming in Wisconsin

    Trump's policies will accelerate the closing of dairy farms in Wisconsin. Big Dairy and automation are already taking their toll. With the lower unauthorized immigration of recent years, it was already harder for small farmers to find workers. These are not jobs which American-born workers...
  3. Hillofbeans

    The return of hemp farming, it's time.

    Hemp, has thousands of uses, at one time was used as cash, would create thousands of businesses, jobs, and replace tobacco for struggling farmers. Easy to grow, has no "abuse" potential, and would ruin a "pot" patch if grown nearby with pollination. What's the holdup? It's not a male marijuana...
  4. Madeline

    Big Agriculture Wins In Missouri

    Tuesday, Missouri voters narrowly approved a constitutional amendment providing for a right to farm. The proposed amendment was opposed by small farmers, animal rights groups, opponents of corporate food and every newspaper in the state. Missouri?s 'Right-to-Farm' Amendment Squeaks By...
  5. Blueneck

    Farming is becoming very profitable

    According to Time Magazine, anyway: Interesting article - 3 pages. Best U.S. Job: Become a Farmer to Make More than a Banker - TIME
  6. H

    War People Farming Kill Alpha Ranch Passive

    Productionof H2onE2 University Second Life virtual campus Soldiers,politicians and the Holy Church all declare war to be an abomination and yettwo global wars were fought in the last century and many conflicts since, somedeliberately escalated. At...
  7. R

    Bill outlawing organic/personal gardening and farming

    Why hasn't anyone of you posted this at any time, it's been out there for a long time now and Barrack is behind this piece of shit legislation. GovTrack: H.R. 875: Text of Legislation, Introduced in House I'll just copy paste what another guy wrote about it cause this is some horrific...
  8. M

    Organic Farming in America, I don't think so...

    FDA asks lawmakers for more regulatory powers $500,000 dollar fine if you do, but hey the government just has your best interest at heart. BTW this is being done by Stephen Sundlof, and DeLauro, who are Obama's picks. I guess the dirt loving tree hugging liberals are a think of the past...
  9. C

    [i]Enclosure[/i]: The Death of Subsistence Farming

    At the heart of the eighteenth century Industrial Revolution was an almost unbelievable advancement in the tools and machines of industrial production. For centuries the standard farming practice was to leave a field fallow for two or three years after growing such crops as wheat and corn...
  10. J

    vertical farming

    pretty interesting concept: The Vertical Farm Project - Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond |