March 1, 2013
Iowa is on the verge of legalizing raw milk sales from dairy farms, and legislation has been introduced for that purpose. Raw milk is currently illegal to sell across most of the United States of America, the “land of the free” where freedom has been systematically crushed by oppressive government. Cuba doesn’t outlaw raw milk. China doesn’t outlaw raw milk. Even North Korea doesn’t outlaw raw [...]
Milk and Dairy Prices Set to Rise as Farm Bill Expires - The farm bill expired today, reverting some programs back to a 1949 level and totally eliminating others. The other day I looked at the consequences of expiration, and while many elements didn’t have much of an impact until the end of the year, in particular milk and dairy farmers were likely to feel the pinch right away. And Democrats, in [...]
Great Lakes Advocate
June 12, 2012
YARROWEYAH dairy farmer Jim McKeown never dreamed the cow manure he trudges through every day could one day earn him a serious dollar.
However, a new initiative, released yesterday for public comment, could see manure become a valuable cash cow for Australia’s dairy farmers.
Under the scheme farmers would earn carbon credits by either capturing and destroying harmful greenhouse gases released by cow manure or by turning [...]
It is a far cry from traditional farming techniques, but dairy farmers are being encouraged to earn carbon credits from the Federal Government by destroying cow manure.
Under the Carbon Farming Initiative, the Government says dairy producers will be able to earn carbon credits if they capture and destroy methane and other greenhouse gasses emitted by manure.
Farmers who participate in the program will cover manure ponds, then have the choice of [...]
May 18, 2012
Southern Minnesota dairy farmers who faced civil sanctions for repeatedly ignoring court orders to stop selling unpasteurized milk products are now facing misdemeanor charges in criminal court.
A gross misdemeanor charge of selling improperly labeled dairy products and several misdemeanor charges have been filed against the owners of Hartmann Dairy Farm in Gibbon.
The eight misdemeanor charges include the illegal sale of unpasturized dairy products, including milk and cheese; [...]
Dairy farmers from across America are coming together to tell stories of price manipulation, antitrust violations and more, that have ultimately led to the loss of their herds, their farms, their livelihoods and in some cases even their own lives.
Here is yet another example of the corporate fascist saturation of our governmental administrations. It is virtually corporate ownership of government officials.