Does Reduced Amount of Soil Tilling Allow for More Carbon Dioxide to Remain in the Soil?

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype over what organic farming can mean for our society and the public health of the entire world. Of course, there will always be those who urge caution; the test of time often proves some of these things wrong. However, a 30-year study on organic farming techniques…
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Spent Grain Held to the Same Standards as Commercial Feed and Grain Suppliers?

The FDA has just announced that they are revising an initial plan to hold breweries’ spent grain to the same standards as commercial feed and grain suppliers. Originally, the FDA had planned to place the same strict regulations on brewery byproducts being used as animal feed as they do for commercial suppliers. The change of…
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Harvest Pressures Affect Corn and Soy Prices

The past three years corn production, with harvests hindered by drought and high temperatures, pushed conventional corn to record setting prices of over $7.99 per bushel. Organic corn spiked as well, hitting $16. This year, however, farmers have seen a huge change, as pressures from a very productive harvest have pushed prices down drastically late…
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