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Stephen Budiansky
My wife and many fellow small-flock sheep producers in Loudoun County have been working hard to help build local markets for our ... with natural colored fleeces, and we sell many of our lambs through the Loudoun Valley Sheep Producers, which runs a successful cooperative marketing venture selling lamb sausage. Yet I cannot deny that ...
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Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education - Highlights - 2001 - Home Page
Livestock Systems Offer Profitable Alternatives Marketing Award-Winning Cheese Brings Premium Prices to Sheep Producers Chefs, Parks and Festivals Help Promote Ag Products to Tourists By Adding Value ... New Revenue Range Management Ranchers Employ Better Grazing Methods to Protect Public Streams Sheep Grazing on American Indian Reservations Control Leafy Spurge Top Sustainable Agriculture Research and ...
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Agriculture -- VCE Media Kit
Virginia. Virginia Cooperative Extension helps Southwest Virginia sheep producers understand the distinct advantages of hair sheep (March 2007) When hair sheep began grazing on U.S. pastures in the 1950s ... Animal and Poultry Sciences are teaching livestock producers in Southwest Virginia about hair sheep – a popular cousin of traditional wool sheep. Five researchers blog during trip to study ...
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Disturbing Rumours
Yes, we're aware of the welfare implications of uncontrolled ... quick to say, "Ever seen what a Dingo does to a sheep?" never seem to consider what the public might think of their ... producer's market, and it's no longer economically viable for producers to ignore legitimate concerns about what's going on in what ...
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EcoIQ Magazine Spring 2002 Features
Sheep that eat grass or cows that eat corn keep about 1 percent of that. People that eat the sheep or the cows keep 1 percent of that. This entire three ... a linear, industrial food chain. Raw materials are extracted or grown by producers, processed by a succession of suppliers, then purchased, processed, and packaged ...
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U.S. Global Change Research Information Office
Based Life, Carbon-Based Economy The three major kinds of life--producers, consumers, and decomposers--are all involved in the cycling of ... role. Plants, the foundation of all life, are the primary producers. The organic compounds that they create through photosynthesis are consumed ... the richer end of the food chain. The cattle and sheep that provide meat are often raised on pastures that were ...
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The Hawk Conservancy Trust - General Information
Themed weekends most Bank Holidays (various activities of countryside interest) Historic Weyhill Fair Hampshire Down sheep Group photographic days Activity days Birthday parties Owls by Moonlight ...etc., etc. A Member of ... , we are contacted by an increasing number of television and film companies about film work. Producers and directors either come here to film, or our birds are taken out to their ...
www.hawk-conservancy.org


Marin Agricultural Land Trust
"Cheese Producers Hailed as Model for West Marin Development" January 17, 2007 A Marshall couple has won approval for a sheep pasture and cheese processing facility on ... fulfillment of a dream and the opportunity to join the growing number of artisan cheese producers in Marin County. (link to article) "Keeping Farms in Business is Tricky" January 10, 2007 ...
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Marin Agricultural Land Trust
County, local agriculturalists will have an alternative or supplement to dairy, beef, and sheep operations—the mainstays of West Marin agriculture. Local wineries include: Corda Winery, Devilâ ... frequency, and water samples are tested monthly by state and county agencies. These producers actively participate in forums with ranchers, private landowners, kayak outfitters, regulatory agencies, and ...
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New Rules Project - Agriculture - Merger Moratorium
Our Work! Contact Us Agribusiness mergers squeeze the food industry into an hourglass- with many producers and consumers but increasingly fewer processors and distributors. Food chain clusters of Monsanto/Cargill, ... in 1980, along with 54 percent of the hog slaughter and 70 percent of the sheep slaughter. As industry consolidation increases, the prices ranchers receive for livestock are down to ...
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