The priority is to send a hard copy letter to Mayor Kenoi immediately, as he may be planning to veto the bill in the next couple of days.
Strips local communities of the ability to ban or label GMOs.
The “Monsanto Protection Act” has been removed from the Senate Continuing Resolution appropriations bill, which funds the government for another three months past September 30, 2013. The U.S. House added the rider to the version they sent to the Senate.
Howard Vlieger, a third generation farmer from Iowa, will be speaking in Eastern Washington to share information about the impacts of genetically engineered crops on farming operations, livestock and weeds. Mr Vlieger has studied genetically engineered (GE) crops since 1994. The presentations are FREE and open to the public.
Lightning took out my Internet antenna and computer network port on the 7th, and today, the 12th, is the first day we have been back online. Thank you for your patience, and stay tuned for another article due to arrive shortly. If anyone cares to help with the cost of getting Farm Wars back online, please hit the donate button, as we are not above accepting help for unforeseen expenses ;)
Mark Baker in Michigan, who is fighting for the survival of his free range pig farm. His plight has inspired our upcoming event, Save Your Bacon Weekend, a FundRAISER on Sept 7 on Polyface Farm and several grassfed pork inspired events Sept 7-8 in historic Staunton, VA.