Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Good news from Missouri

Court decision on Arrow Rock deals blow to opponents of factory farm
A Missouri appeals court Tuesday overturned a ruling that set up a buffer around the historic village of Arrow Rock to protect it from a proposed factory farm.

The appellate decision was a blow to environmentalists and parks supporters, who feared it would let factory farms ruin pristine areas in Missouri with odors and pollution.

Of course I will remind you that last year New Zealand revealed that manure may help people fight cancer

Manure might be the answer in kicking cancer
New Scientist magazine reported dairy farmers were five times less likely than the general population to develop the disease.

The beauty of farm/ranch life. Yesterday's work castrating bull calves turns into delicious lunch of mountain oysters today.

Including link:

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