James Matson: How can Wisconsin find its way with food, land and water?

Wisconsin’s toughest water quality challenges are tied to food and land use. The problems run deep and touch everyone.   PLEASE READ THIS…AND FORWARD TO EVERYONE YOU LOVE…!  FARMING CAN FIX THEIR PROBLEMS…AND THEY MUST..!  STOP POLLUTING OUR LAND…WATER AND AIR…STOP IT..!!!!

Source: James Matson: How can Wisconsin find its way with food, land and water?

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CAFO oversight in Wisconsin and who pays for it?

 

As large livestock farms grow, state wrestles with how to fund their oversight…HOW ABOUT GIVING THE DNR THE MONEY AND STAFF TO LET THEM DO THEIR JOBS…?   BOOTS ON THE GROUND AND…FINES..!  POLLUTERS MUST PAY…FARMING CREATED THEIR MESS AND FARMING CAN CLEAN IT UP…STOP POLLUTING OUR LAND…WATER AND AIR…STOP IT..!!!!

Source: CAFO oversight in Wisconsin and who pays for it?

We Have Five Years To Save Ourselves From Climate Change, Harvard Scientist Says

The level of carbon now in the atmosphere hasn’t been seen in 12 million years, a Harvard scientist said in Chicago Thursday, and this pollution is rapidly pushing the climate back to its state in the Eocene Epoch, more than 33 million years ago, when there was no ice on either pole…BETTER START SAVINGS YOUR MONEY FOR THE…TICKET..!

Source: We Have Five Years To Save Ourselves From Climate Change, Harvard Scientist Says

NC senators want to shield some hog farm records from public view

Changes legislators are considering would make documents hog farms file with soil and water offices confidential and would allow for changes to the hog farms’ lagoons. Some environmentalists are opposed….HIDING THE…TRUTH..?  WHY WOULDN’T THE FARMERS WANT TO PROTECT THEIR NEIGHBORS…?  STEWARDS OF THE LAND WOULD NOT WANT TO DAMAGE THE ENVIRONMENT ON…PURPOSE…WOULD THEY..?

Source: NC senators want to shield some hog farm records from public view

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Decision to Exempt Factory Farms From Reporting Hazardous Air Pollution – Waterkeeper Alliance

 

Groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for overstepping its authority in exempting factory farms from pollution-reporting requirements…why would the owners not want to tell their neighbors of ANY POLLUTION ISSUES from their farm/factory..?  IS THIS JUST ABOUT THE…MONEY..?  FARMERS DID THIS ON PURPOSE…AND ARE DOING IT RIGHT NOW..!   WE NEED MORE….LAWYERS…!  FARMERS NEED TO MAN-UP…AND…STOP POLLUTING ON PURPOSE..!!!!!!

Source: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Decision to Exempt Factory Farms From Reporting Hazardous Air Pollution – Waterkeeper Alliance

Differences Remain Over Addressing CAFO Compliance, Enforcement

No one is completely satisfied with action this week from the Republican-led Joint Finance Committee on proposed fees and additional positions to oversee concentrated animal feeding operations in…WHY WOULD THE INDUSTRY THAT IS CAUSING THE PROBLEM BE….AGAINST CHANGES THAT WOULD HELP CLEAN UP THE PROBLEM…COULD IT BE………ABOUT THEIR MONEY…?

Source: Differences Remain Over Addressing CAFO Compliance, Enforcement

NOT ON MY PLATE: Do You Know Where Your Beef Comes From?

Harris Ranch Beef feedlot in Coalinga, California In life there are occasional profound moments of realization. Perhaps the gut-reaction that accompanies those moments is…cows are here to be fattened up…using special feed with GMO crops and antibiotics to keep them healthy…they are then slaughtered by the thousands and packaged for the store…your store..?  Where does all that shit go…onto your land..?  DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT IS IN THAT MANURE..?  WHY WOULD YOU POISON YOUR OWN…LAND…?

Source: NOT ON MY PLATE: Do You Know Where Your Beef Comes From?

Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics, and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results…COULD IT BE COMING FROM THE  FOOD WE FEED THE COW’S..?

Differences Remain Over Addressing CAFO Compliance, Enforcement

 

No one is completely satisfied with action this week from the Republican-led Joint Finance Committee on proposed fees and additional positions to oversee concentrated animal feeding operations in…WHY WOULD THE FARMERS WANT…ENFORCEMENT..?  MORE BOOTS ON THE GROUND AND REGULATIONS COULD AND WILL HELP….US..!  FARMING CREATED THEIR MESS AND FARMING CAN AND WILL CLEAN IT UP..!

Source: Differences Remain Over Addressing CAFO Compliance, Enforcement

How planting prairie strips on Iowa farms could save soil, water, wildlife and money — in-state and beyond | Little Village

Source: How planting prairie strips on Iowa farms could save soil, water, wildlife and money — in-state and beyond | Little Village…farming has known  about this practice for decades…it is not NEW..!   We have been asking for setbacks to be increased in size for years now…the environment needs our help…Farming can solve their problems starting today…if they wanted to..?

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