Antibiotic Bill & Organic Dairy Farmers
Antibiotic Bill & Organic Dairy Farmers plus Food Forethought. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Northwest Report.
When the Rural Tour moves through
KASTEL: Organic dairy is in crisis right now. 20 years have provided a better way of life for dairy producers and because of an increasing number of large industrial scale dairies with as many as 7000 cows we’ve got too much milk out there and so organic farmers are in the same crisis mode as conventional producers. This is an absolute emergency that if some farmers aren’t going to lose their livelihoods we need them to step in, in
The House Rules Committee held a hearing on the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2009 Monday. The Act would ban certain animal health products from use in livestock. The bill asks that all critical antimicrobial animal drugs go through another U.S. FDA approval process within two years of enactment of the bill. Companion legislation exists in the Senate.
Now with today’s Food Forethought, here’s Lacy Gray.
In one of the many periodicals I receive each month there was an interesting article pertaining to combined families living under one roof. Today’s economy that has fuel prices which fluctuate drastically from one day to the day, skyrocketing housing and food costs and the threatening specter of unemployment looming over our nation’s work force has left a lot of people trying to figure out how to make ends meet, and they’ve come to the conclusion that combining incomes and sharing a living space is a solution they can learn to live with. Around the world and in
Thanks Lacy. That’s today’s Northwest Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.