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Welcome to the Scituate, Rhode Island Land Trust
From an agricultural point of view, more than 25 dairy farms were lost, forever limiting agriculture in town. The current reservoir has a shoreline length of ... generates for services. Property values for homes that are located adjacent to permanently protected forests, farms, etc. tend to appreciate in value faster than homes in traditional subdivisions where there are ...
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New Rules Project - Agriculture - Back the Dairy Compact - column by Stacy Mitchell
Midwestern lawmakers are working vigorously to defeat congressional reauthorization of the Northeast Dairy Compact, scheduled to expire in September. Dairy farms in the Midwest are failing at an alarming rate and the ... 000 to the annual income of dairy farms supplying the New England market. It has meant the difference between survival and failure for the region's farms. More than half of Maine' ...
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New Rules Project - Agriculture - Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact
Congress to form the Northeast Dairy Compact. The aim of the Compact is to save the region's rapidly disappearing dairy farms by setting a minimum price that farmers ... establishing a minimum price and reducing overall price volatility, the Northeast Dairy Compact has slowed the decline of New England's dairy farms. Through December 2000, the Compact paid out $140 million, or ...
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Factory Farming | Farm Sanctuary
Sanctuary Research Report, “The Welfare of Cattle on Dairy Production” - Released June 2005 Latest News on the Dairy Industry! Dairy Cows Traditional small dairies, located primarily in the ... dinners. Farm Sanctuary Investigation Looks Behind the Scenes of California Dairy Industry.Organization Uncovers Abusive Conditions at Intensive Dairy Farms; Releases Video to Public. Embed this file in your ...
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ACTION ALERT: Day at the Capitol for Family Farms, Clean Water & Local Democracy Jan. 10
This is in reference to the fact that 96% of dairy farms in Minnesota milk 200 cows or less. State legislative initiatives that focus primarily on promoting large-scale dairy operations ignore the critical needs of the overwhelming number of existing Minnesota dairy ...
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WAC | Clean Water: Croton Farms Initiative
Help | Contact Us | Driving Directions > BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES > WHOLE FARM PLANNING > LOGGER TRAINING > SMALL FARMS PROGRAM > EAST OF HUDSON PROGRAM > AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH The Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC) ... reservoirs and three controlled lakes and covers 375 square miles. A century ago, dairy farms and large crop operations were common in the Croton Watershed, which includes northern ...
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WAC | News : Press Release Hobart Farms
During Phase II of the Watershed Agricultural Program, three pilot farms were selected to demonstrate the potential of the Whole ... since the programÂ’s inception. Farms in the Lower Hudson Valley were the first to supply fresh dairy products, meats and ... Salem still has about sixty-five working farms today. This area, once dominated primarily by dairy farms, produced some of the best Scottish ...
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American Farmland Trust: Our Work - Local Farms Local Food
He’s passionate about ... more Terry Jones: Connecticut Urban-Edge Farmer Terry and Jean Jones consider their Jones Family Farms near Shelton, Conn. an embassy for agriculture. After all, the farm, located only 80 miles ...
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Mid-sized Farms in a Squeeze
Farm and Dairy editor Susan Crowell, “These are the farms that sustain our rural communities. ... farms we want to drive by in the countryside. And these are the farms that are getting squeezed and may not make it through another generation” (Farm and Dairy ... Economic Research Service calls farming-occupation farms and large family farms. What we are calling the agriculture of the ...
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Find Organic Farms | Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
Farms | Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont Skip navigation search site Grow Organic Food Apprentice and Willing Worker Dairy and Livestock Fact Sheets for Farmers Farm Financial Resources ... Upcoming Events Books & Merchandise Resources Contact Us Join Us Vermont Certified Organic Farms There are 524 certified organic farms/producers in our database. How would you like to view them ...
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