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Political commentary, but important:

There are once in a lifetime changes occurring within our government and the court system.

Changes that may not be reversible for sometime, but yet may effect everyone in this country at some point, probably not in a positive way. We realize, not everyone has the time these days to keep up on these important issues.

In these times when the nation comes together to choose a new leader, we would like to offer some insightful articles. Both of these articles show who are "for the people" and who are not. Both articles are based on Supreme Court case records and actual statements made by Republican politicians. File this under; You cannot make this stuff up.

Amigo Bob Cantisano, towering figure in West Coast organic farming, dies at 69

Amigo Bob Cantisano, a ninth-generation Californian, put his life’s work into the state’s very soil — beginning, fittingly enough, on the first Earth Day in 1970.

LA Times


Column: Answering Biden tax plan, conservatives absurdly claim $400,000 a year isn't 'rich'

In the category of "do we have to do this again?" the financial press and personal finance websites have experienced a recent outbreak of articles asking us to feel sympathy for families barely scraping by on healthy six-figure incomes.

Yahoo

Trump fights in court to block pandemic food aid for lowest-income Americans

The Trump administration is fighting in federal court to block states from giving billions of dollars in emergency food stamps to the lowest-income Americans during the coronavirus crisis.

Yahoo!

Which charities do the most good? Charity Navigator joins the effort to answer this crucial question.

Charity Navigator used to tell you if charities are well run. Now, it’ll also tell you if they’re getting things done.

Vox

Kill Your Gas Stove

It’s bad for you, and the environment. If you can afford to avoid it, you probably should.

The Atlantic

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"Our tools are better than we are, and grow better faster than we do. They suffice to crack the atom, to command the tides, but they do not suffice for the oldest task in human history, to live on a piece of land without spoiling it."

~~Aldo Leopold, “Engineering and Conservation” in The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays (1938)

https://www.aldoleopold.org/

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Crops

Barley-pea mix brings soil health benefits to Gloucs farm

A spring barley and pea mix, along with grass leys, is helping David Marsh improve soil health and cut the carbon footprint on his mixed Cotswold farm.


Experts say microgreens could make future of farming more affordable, accessible

It’s all hands on deck during harvest time at Infinite Harvest.


LiveStock

Grazing cattle through the winter

I knew it would happen. It does every year.


Cattle feed raised indoors

"The momentum is undeniable now for what everyone is calling controlled environment agriculture," says Steve Lindsley, president, Grōv Technologies, a Utah-based startup. "Grōv takes the benefits of CEA and focuses it on animals."


Farm

The good old ways: can we still farm like our grandparents?

Against the odds, small-scale farmers are learning new ways to survive in an age of industrial-scale competition


 

Western Innovator: Getting small farmers together

Aba Kiser knows food comes from farmers. But she wants to go the next step and organize events to help them form communities and support one another.



Regenerative farming: The theory and the farmers doing it

CSU Extension

Regenerative agriculture provokes strong opinions and passionate debate. There are those who are sceptical of the claims being made in its name, while others have completely bought into the idea that it is farming’s future, and the way to solve climate change.

Farmers Weekly


Commodities

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