Category Archives: General Advocacy

The deck is stacked against family farmers. Here’s one rancher’s powerful response.

Mike Callicrate is a rancher who started out in industrial feedlot cattle production, but converted to principles of animal husbandry and regenerative agriculture when he saw how exploitive a system he was working in — exploitive of the the land, … Continue reading

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Ag Secretary Perdue Completes America’s Return to the Jungle

If Justice is a fundamental principal of the American way of life, then Secretary Perdue has violated this principle. The Packers and Stockyards Act was intended to ensure producers of livestock their due, protecting them from the abusive monopoly power … Continue reading

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National Farm-to-School Month: Highlighting Cutting-Edge Programs

National Farm-to-School Month: Highlighting Cutting-Edge Programs The dark side of Farm-to-School While Food Tank celebrates Farm-to-School initiatives, there’s a darker side of the story that is at risk of being overlooked. Ranch Foods Direct has been in business in Colorado … Continue reading

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China Beef Deal

Gilles Stockton responds to China Beef Deal: September 26, 2017 Dear Editor Call me a “wet blanket” or a “Debby Downer” or whatever you might think is the appropriate simile, but I am not too impressed with the China beef … Continue reading

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Presentation to UCCS Students: September 12, 2017

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