Friday, December 03, 2010

Just landed in Jackson, MS for two days with Mississippi Farm Bureau (bunch of Mule Headed Farmers). On my plane nice young lady sitting next to me with a 9 month old puppy. All other passengers stop and pet the little yapper and say 'oh she is so cute". I'll you money to marble's if she had a nine month old baby they would all be saying "keep that damn kid quiet." Why?

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Sow crate ban will increase NZ pork price - Carter
The price of New Zealand-grown pork may rise as a result of a decision to ban sow crates for pigs.

The Government is phasing out the controversial crates so they will all be gone by the end of 2015 – five years away.

The industry says introducing the measures will cost $20 million.

“It will financially be very, very difficult, we need the support of the consumer to purchase local product," Mr Riordan says.

It may push up the price of pork products.

“I do acknowledge that New Zealand pork may now be marginally more expensive than imported pork," Mr Carter says.

New Zealand imports 700,000kg of pork every week from overseas countries where sow crates are still being used and

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The reason is clear if you are of sound mind. The consumption of milk meat and eggs is vital.

Protein intake and intake of individual amino acids can affect brain functioning and mental health. Many of the neurotransmitters in the brain are made from amino acids. If the needed amino acid is not available, levels of that particular neurotransmitter in the brain will fall, and brain functioning and mood will be affected.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Even though direct-to-market food sales grew 120 percent between 1997 and 2007, they still only accounts for .4 percent of total sales, $812 million in 2007, according to the USDA.

Attack on local food movement

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Lindsi in pickup with Ice Cream sandwich envy

Thanksgiving weekend 2010 Macon, MO congratulations to the men bringing home the "doe"

Including link:

"I thought this was simply a  nursery rhyme:  how could one bake living birds in a pie? I discovered that royalty and the upper class, ...