VT Dairy Farmer: Climate Protesters Attack State’s Dairy Farms

A fascinating and, simultaneously, harrowing account written by Vermont dairy farmer John Klar detailing environmentalist group’s efforts to shut down his business and other dairy farms across his state. Klar points out there are fewer in Vermont than there have been in previous years and also discusses the methods they’re using to accomplish their goal.… Read More VT Dairy Farmer: Climate Protesters Attack State’s Dairy Farms

Jane Fonda Heads Protests Aimed at Farmers and Ranchers Over Climate Change

Actress Jane Fonda spent Black Friday protesting climate change she lead by taking singling out the agriculture and ranching industries. Calling the event Fire Drill Friday, The Hill reports she conducted her demonstration in front of Capitol Hill where she and almost 40 other protesters were arrested while, simultaneously, demanding an end to the use… Read More Jane Fonda Heads Protests Aimed at Farmers and Ranchers Over Climate Change

Farming in Fear

In 2006, Martha Boneta bought a tattered, two hundred year-old farm in Paris, Virginia on 64 beautiful acres about an hour West of Washington DC. Liberty Farm was the realization of Martha’s childhood dream to become a working farmer and bring homegrown, organic produce to her community. After two years renovating the property, she planted… Read More Farming in Fear

German animal “rights” activists call for end to “cruel” cow bells

As a boy growing up in a small farming community I distinctly remember while visiting and even passing by farmlands that had cows that the animals had bells around their necks. The UK Daily Mail states that the German Animal Protection Federation (GAPF) wants to replace cow bells with GPS devices. The group cites a… Read More German animal “rights” activists call for end to “cruel” cow bells

Debunking the Paleo Diet

Environmentalists advocate a so-called Paleolithic (aka Paleo) diet based on alleged natural, organic foods as being the best way to contribute to sustainability and a healthy lifestyle. Greens even claim that, instead of GMO’s, a plant-based agricultural food system reduces people’s carbon footprint that, in turn, reduces greenhouse gases which contribute to climate change. That… Read More Debunking the Paleo Diet

Study: Organic farming is worse for the environment

Despite organic food being pitched as more environmentally friendly, a new study published in the June issue of the scientific journal Agriculture and Human Values reveals large-scale organic farming emits more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional farming methods. According to Quartz, University of Oregon researcher Julius McGee used state-level data compiled by the US Department… Read More Study: Organic farming is worse for the environment