A large concern of many farmers in today’s climate is the future of their farm. For Austin Allred, owner of Royal Dairy and Moxee Dairy, two of the most important things he can do are diversify and become more sustainable. In an interview with Capital Press, Allred, who is co-president ..
A few local anti-dairy activists and their Oregon attorney are working to convince the Yakima community that there is a public health crisis because of nitrate in drinking water. They present this as an "environmental justice" issue, and claim that dairy farms are the culprit. They rely on news media ..
What? Journalists taking on the role of activist? How could it be? But, yes, we have numerous examples of how reporters often doing so-called "investigative" reports stretch the definition of responsible journalism. One characteristic of activist is the belief that the end justifies the means. They believe so strongly in ..
Pressure on EPA Administrator Wheeler Mounts as National Farm Groups Join Call for Science Review of Nitrate Study
PRESS RELEASE September 6, 2019 American Dairy Coalition joins Washington State farm groups requesting completed science review of study devastating dairy farms (EVERSON, WA) The American Dairy Coalition, a farmer-led national dairy policy group, on August 28 sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting the Administrator complete ..
The Tri-City Herald reported September 6 that a federal judge in Richland temporarily blocked the government from a 50% increase in piece rate pay for farm workers. This means these workers can continue to earn the $17 per hour they receive in the blueberry harvest in Eastern Washington. If the ..
Dr. Frank Mitloehner, also known as the Green House Gas Guru, is a professor at UC Davis in the Department of Animal Science. He specializes in studying the impact of animals, cows in particular, on climate change. You have to watch the video to get the answer, but here's a ..
Counterpunch news website addresses one of the most important issues that everyone needs to face: how do we feed the 7.7 billion precious lives now on earth. And how will be feed the 10 billion expected in 30 years? It is easy for the growing number of farm critics –– ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] President Trump’s EPA leaders ignore pleas for science transparency President Trump’s EPA leadership promised that this administration would bring a new era of transparency in environmental science. But Trump appointees are ignoring that commitment – including EPA Director Andrew Wheeler. Farmers, farm group leaders and members of Congress across ..
Dairy farm employees get the straight facts about United Farm Workers—and the union leaders don’t like it
Educational meetings with Eastern Washington farm employees were attacked by UFW with more false accusations Farmers and farm employees met in Granger and Yakima in early July to hear from an attorney, a farm worker and a former UFW union employee. They presented information to the farmers and farm employees ..
DEFINITIVE PROOF THAT THE EPA GENERATED A FALSE REPORT TO PIN THE BLAME ON DAIRY FARMS FOR WATER CONTAMINATION
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]When every legitimate science experts reviews your "science" report and declares it to be bogus, what do you do? If you are the EPA you double down and use the falsified science to force dairy farms into agreements farm-destroying agreements. There can be no doubt ..