FDA Finds Monsanto’s Weed Killer In U.S. Honey

The Food and Drug Administration, while testing samples of U.S. food for the presence of glyphosate, found residues of this weed killer in honey samples from various locations. The glyphosate reside levels found were double the limit allowed in the European Union (there is no legal tolerance level for glyphosate in honey in the United States). Read more ...

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FSA announces additional funding for loan program

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced last Friday that they are transferring additional funding into their direct farm operating loan program. This program loans money to farmers to help them pay for farm operating expenses and equipment when they cannot find a farm loan with another lender. http://www.youngfarmers.org/fsa-announces-funding-for-crucial-loan-program/ SILT helps farmers access land to start ...

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SILT Showcase day on September 12th

Join us for the last showcase day of the season in Corydon. Like the previous three, this showcase day will offer Iowa landowners interested in permanently protecting their land for sustainable food production an opportunity to speak with an attorney and an appraiser. Monday, Sept. 12    10 am – 2 pm 1760 Ohio St. Corydon Includes ...

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