Monthly Archives: August 2001

Use Of Antibiotics On The Farm Is No Threat To Humans

Dennis T. Avery In the US, The Campaign Against Veterinary Use Of Antibiotics Is Discouraging Research On Antibiotics That Could Protect Our Food Animals CHURCHVILLE, Va.–National Public Radio recently broadcast a frightening report. It claimed that the use of antibiotics … Continue reading

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Conservation Reserve Program The Ultimate Misnomer

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, Va.- Howard Buffet is an Illinois agri-businessman and a widely published wildlife photographer who has traveled the Third World. Howard has given me permission to excerpt from his recent letter to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, … Continue reading

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Farmers Must Take Their Case To City Folks

Dennis T. Avery Farm Groups Need To Show Up At The Big Eco-Demonstrations With A Few Imaginative Costumes of Their Own CHURCHVILLE, Va.– Farmers are tired of seeing their TV sets dominated by activists. Whether its guys in black masks … Continue reading

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Making Room For Farming And Wildlife In Africa

Dennis T. Avery Africa Has To Use Its Farmland More Intensively if the Continent is to Retain Its Unique Wildlife Diversity CHURCHVILLE, Va.–”Improvement in the way that farmers manage their natural resources can allow many different wild species to find … Continue reading

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Cesspools of Blame: Eco-Group’s ‘Environmental’ Manure Policy Would Betray the Environment

Download PDF The Natural Resources Defense Council recently published a new report which recommends banning both confinement livestock and poultry feeding and the spreading of manure on the nation’s crop fields. Unfortunately, such a policy would force America to convert … Continue reading

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Sustaining Family Farms By Blocking World Trade

Dennis T. Avery Ralph Nader’s No-NAFTA Solution To Sustaining Family Farms Would Mean Cutting Back Output From The Productive Farmlands In the US, Canada and Europe By perhaps One-Third CHURCHVILLE, Va.–As President Bush attempts to get negotiating authority for a … Continue reading

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