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Lisa Munniksma: The News Hog
The News Hog 
Get the facts (and opinions) about what's happening outside of your farm gates. From Washington to your city hall, decisions are being made that affect your farm and food system. Diseases and discoveries are changing the face of small-scale farming. Former Hobby Farms editor Lisa Munniksma writes about these breakthroughs, issues and legislation—from the serious to the ridiculous—to help you take action in your community.

08/25/2015 - News From The Foreign Food Front
Our friends in New Zealand and the European Union have some interesting food and ag tricks up their sleeves.

08/18/2015 - Algae Is The New Protein
Algae has pretty much been crowned the most versatile plant on the planet—and not just because it can taste like bacon.

08/11/2015 - Idaho Ag-Gag Bill Gets Gagged
In Idaho, it’s no longer illegal to blow the whistle on mistreatment of animals, unfair labor practices and unsafe food-production conditions.

08/07/2015 - Good Food Warriors, Stand Up
Tell Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation about organizations working toward better food and farming.

08/04/2015 - Practice Farm Safety First, Last, Always
Farm safety is worth talking about over and over again. Here are some reminders to keep you protected through the peak farming season.

07/28/2015 - The House Goes DARK
The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act just passed in the House of Representatives and will shut down GMO labeling if it's approved by the Senate.

07/21/2015 - 5 Ways The World Is Curbing Food Waste
There are a few small glimmers of hope to get out of this slippery pit of food waste that we're in.

07/14/2015 - Pig News of the Weird
From GM hogs with extra muscles to hogs hoarded to pigs that swim, our porcine friends have been receiving a rare spotlight.

07/07/2015 - Cottage Food Win: Wyoming Food Sales Deregulated
Wyoming's just-passed Food Freedom Act allows the sale of homemade foods and raw milk with few strings attached.

06/30/2015 - New Health Technology Supposedly Boosts Animal Immunity
Forget antibiotics. Just disable the part of the animal that allows it to get sick.

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