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Manure-to-Biogas at Dairy Farms Gets EPA and USDA Boost

August 3rd, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

The Energy Department’s methane biogas program has been chugging away in relatively obscurity for several years, and now that’s all about to change. The agency has just teamed up with EPA and the Department of Agriculture to announce a new initiative for ramping up manure-to-biogas at dairy farms and other farming operations, called the Biogas Opportunities Roadmap.


Children in the Fields [VIDEO]

November 29th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently ran across a good video on exactly what the title implies: children working in agriculture in the U.S. Talk about an under-acknowledged issue of great concern! The statements of the kids and documentation of child farmworkers in the video are chilling


Small Farmers Fear FDA Crackdown

April 29th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman

[social_buttons] Amid recent outbreaks of E. coli and salmonella in everything from ground beef to cookie dough to spinach, Congress [&hellip



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