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Like GM, Food Companies Place Profits Over Safety and Security

Our nation’s food system is at risk! By Mike Callicrate Putting people at risk to save a buck isn’t isolated to the automotive industry. In today’s global economy, where the biggest cheater wins, foreign imports of beef and the recent … Continue reading

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Some things don’t change – Money, power and greed lead to corruption

By Mike Callicrate Some things don’t change – In 1918 the Federal Trade Commission reported packers were “manipulating markets, restricting flow of foods, controlling the price of dressed meat, defrauding producers and consumers of food, and crushing competition.” Five packers … Continue reading

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The Politics & Economics of Food – A presentation at Lamar Community College March 2014

click to enlarge I studied Animal Science at Lamar Community College in 1972 and 1973 prior to completing my Animal Science degree at Colorado State University. A lot has changed in agriculture as Land Grant institutions have taught students that … Continue reading

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A Restorative Approach to Family Farm Agriculture and Prosperous Rural Communities – Rural Life Day, December 2, 2013

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Trolley and Carcass Rails – Taking people where they want to go…

“Farmers create the wealth, everyone else does the laundry.” – Tina Owens’ (childhood friend) Great Grandfather Four million people live in Melbourne Australia. Like most places, most are running around frantically trying to make a living (Doing the laundry). News … Continue reading

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