There has been a big push for GMO food labeling in grocery retailers nation wide. The California bill lost at the polls and I just got word that Montana is pushing for it.
If you remember, COOL (country of origin labeling) was determined to be unethical and would put certain other countries at a disadvantage.
Do you think the GMO bill is the same and puts certain producers at an unfair advantage or is it different? And as a consumer, do you real care that much if you are eating a GMO crop? And do you truly understand what a GMO is?
Just northeast of Livingston, MT- it started about 10pm on Friday. It has taken about 300 miles, but is thought to be well contained.
I hope this is not a sign of what is to come this summer.
And it seems that I always forget how strong calves are! I’m soar, bruised and exhausted.
I love every second of it.
America has made a big push to stop “commercial” agriculture and start supporting locally grown product.
Do you think there is a place in this world for both? Submit your opinions!
Today the Farm Bureau will send it’s proposed Farm Bill to D.C. This bill contains a mix of safety net and risk management options for producers that will save the government about $23 billion compared to continuing with the current farm bill.
The proposal’s aim is to:
It is expected that the Senate Agricultural Committee will begin writing a long term, comprehensive farm bill this month.
For the full article and more background info click HERE
Info gathered from Northern Ag Network.