Why would a biotech company keep a secret herd of goats?

Why would a biotech company keep a secret herd of goats?
John Timmer, arstechnica.com

These happy looking goats would undoubtedly not run afoul of USDA regulations. USDAThe typical image of a modern biological research lab involves high-tech machinery and table-sized microscopes; at most, there might be some dishes of cells or a fe…

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USDA offers up new seed money for small farmers

USDA offers up new seed money for small farmers
gristsusie, grist.org

Make your hydroponic backyard organic kale dreams come true, now with help from the federal government. Yesterday the U.S. Department of Agriculture finalized a microloan program to assist veterans, minority growers, and small-time farmers who mig…

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Why the world needs a renaissance of small farming

Why the world needs a renaissance of small farming
Colin Tudge, guardian.co.uk

The greed for profit is ruining agriculture – and the world – but the trend for local shops and farmers’ markets offers real hope

British farmers can’t produce pigs as cheaply as the Poles, or cattle feed as cheaply as the Brazilians, or milk as…

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Howonearth: Great restaurant in Southern Mass

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