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  • Trump Rolls Back 'One of the Most Ridiculous Regulations of All' from Obama Era (WOTUS)

    01/24/2020 10:02:49 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | 1/23/2020 | Chris White
    The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule Thursday afternoon scaling back an Obama-era regulation farmers and energy producers claimed saddled them with unnecessary burdens. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the rule change in Las Vegas, effectively hemming in a regulation restricting the use of fertilizers and pesticides. President Donald Trump promised to repeal his predecessor’s “Waters of the United States” policy when he was running in 2016. Rolling back WOTUS saves landowners, farmers and businesses from being forced to hire “teams of attorneys to tell them how to use their own land,” Wheeler told reporters at a meeting of the...
  • Is this where Farmers are getting their Fertilizers?

    11/07/2016 7:46:09 AM PST · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 11/7/2016 | J Hines
    With all this buzz about technology leading the way in helping make lives better in our society like the one in Africa. Bill Gates donated money to create a technology that can turn poop into water. But, what about for the farmers in the U.S., some farmers rely on selling fertilizers, its their livelihood. Its a good thing DIY is still the tech that most farmers know. Fertilizing your food plot has never been easier or more economical. It’s still a do-it-yourself world! Taking care of your business has never had more meaning than in this fun and, well, disgusting...
  • As 'organic' goes mainstream, will standards suffer?

    05/18/2006 6:00:09 AM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 33 replies · 913+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! ^ | Wednesday, May 17, 2006 | Amanda Paulson
    CHICAGO - Buying organic milk these days - or organic apples, eggs, or beef - no longer has to mean an extra trip to a Whole Foods supermarket or the local co-op. Organic products now line the shelves at Safeway and Costco. And Wal-Mart - already the nation's largest organic-milk seller - says it wants to sell more organic food. Large companies including Kraft, General Mills, and Kellogg own sizable organic- and natural-food brands. Now, they are developing organic versions of their own products, too. Still, while some organic-food fans welcome its broadening appeal and availability, others worry that the...
  • Conservative Groups Step Up Efforts to Kill Corzine Bill

    09/19/2002 5:52:06 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 3 replies · 169+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 9/19/02 | Lawrence Morahan
    A grassroots coalition of conservative groups is calling on the U.S. Senate to defeat a bill which they say could put the distribution of chemicals used by American farmers under the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Chemical Security Act (S.1602), sponsored by Sen. Jon Corzine (D-N.J.), would unnecessarily regulate about 40 materials deemed as hazardous, including fertilizers, pesticides used by farmers, and chemicals used to keep the country's drinking water safe, the groups said. The bill could be voted on as early as Thursday. The Corzine bill, which is attached to the Homeland Security Bill, advances an...