Yearly Archives: 2011

24 posts

GMO contamination and organic farmers

When Michael Sligh testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee in the fall of 2011, he talked about the need for more corporate responsibility and government oversight on the issue of GMO contamination […]

Farm Open House Events – Part II

A few more events coming up soon that you should check out! Bluebird Farm When: Sunday, Oct 16th. 2:30 – 5pm What: Farm tour and potluck. “We will focus on […]

Guest Post: Poultry Growers Need the GIPSA Rule

By Mickey Box, Poultry grower, Arkansas Last month, the Ukrainian company that bought two North Carolina Townsend plants shut them down, laying off hundreds of workers and terminating the contracts […]

Hurricane Irene damage in Eastern NC

RAFI-USA field staff Joe Schroeder and Julius Tillery traveled across eastern NC on Tuesday Aug. 30, to bring water and food to farmers and people in need from Hurricane Irene. […]