20 Aug '11, 2am

Big Ag Circles the Wagons Against Activists | Care2 Causes

Big Ag Circles the Wagons Against Activists | Care2 Causes

When voices for a sustainable food system are loud enough to be seen as threats, they can pat themselves on the back, at least a little. Formation of the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) shows some nervous reaction in the big-agriculture ranks. Major farm associations are circling the wagons to fight off critics. The alliance’s introductory video calls for farmers and ranchers to come together: “Let’s change the perception of modern farming and ranching from negative to one that inspires a nation.” Behind the the calls for “a collective voice” are some familiar faces . The major commodity associations are there, such as the American Farm Bureau Federation, the American Sheep Industry, United Egg Producers, U.S. Grain Council, Cattlemen’s Beef Board and the Dairy Farmers of America. John Deere and DuPont have signed onto the Premier Partner Advisory Group. American ...

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Mining Threatens Important Wetland | Care2 Causes

Mining Threatens Important Wetland | Care2 Causes

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 5am

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care2.com 20 Aug '11, 5am

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care2.com 19 Aug '11, 6pm

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Alaskan Volcano Could Be Gearing Up For Big Explosion | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 14 Aug '11, 12am

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A Big Fish Story We Should Take Seriously (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

A Big Fish Story We Should Take Seriously (VIDE...

care2.com 13 Aug '11, 9am

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America Need WIlderness - VIDEO | Care2 Causes

America Need WIlderness - VIDEO | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 10am

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Is Oprah Winfrey a Feminist Icon? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 19 Aug '11, 3am

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