27B_AgriBusiness_4.2010

27B_AgriBusiness_4.2010 - Food for Thought Are you willing...

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Food for Thought Are you willing to make that trade? Agribusiness is betting you will! Don’t support pHarming! Don’t eat G. R. A. S. !!! You DO have a choice! Exercise it! Vote with your $ and friends!
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What is the anthropogenic impact on earth??
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By Dr Jack Paxton Postmodern metaagriculturalist Ag is like a bus. But when you ask where you are going and the reply is “Faster”, it is time to get off !!!!!!!!!!!
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obliterates ecosystems with cultivation, impacts many other ecosystems by withdrawing/adding water, toxins and nutrients! pollutes ecosystems worldwide with soil & toxic compounds designed to kill biological organisms! [ we aren’t all that different from an insect biochemically!] depends on huge source of cheap labor, which is mostly powerless. César E. Chávez
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What is Agriculture? Production of animals for meat Storing sun energy: firewood, ethanol, biodiesel Production of plants for food Management of insects such as bees Production of Agronomic plants seldom eaten directly such as cotton, hay or rags Production of milk, eggs Production of timber Production of coffee , Companion Animals e.g. Horses, dogs Fisheries Last but far from least here: Horticultural crops. Lawns !
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“The classic American lawn is an industrial, shocking-green carpet whose very survival depends on our polluting the environment and disturbing the peace. Other kinds of home landscapes can grow pollution-free. A natural-yard
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