If you’ve been following the Bundy trials, you’ve probably noticed there’s a trend going on, and it is not the trend people might have expected. The trend is against the government - they are losing most of their cases. The Bundy trials, of course, are the result of a group of American cattle ranchers … Continue reading Bundy Trials: A Message to the BLM
A gentlemen from San Louis Obispo wants to change how people garden, and may change how you farm. He’s built a machine that takes the work out of gardening and puts the precision in. It’s a farm bot and I need one. I used to love having a home garden. Growing really good peppers … Continue reading The Farmbot
California has great wine, but New Mexico folks say they have the best peppers in the world. And it’s time to celebrate that; the growers around Hatch New Mexico are holding their annual Chile Festival. Hatch is a village located in the Mesilla Valley, north of Las Cruces. They grow wine in the valley … Continue reading Hatch Chile Festival
We’re all concerned about a farmer’s right to farm; but what about the right not to farm? Marin County is located across the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco and is one of the most scenic coastal regions in the world. It’s also one of the most regulated areas in the country. It has a … Continue reading Forced to Farm in Marin County
Once again, we have to deal with wildfires. The fires remind us we still have not turned around the misguided environmental policies of the last 40 years. The result is, every summer we have nature on a rampage. Massive fires are disrupting lives, killing and injuring people and animals, destroying resources and structures, and costing … Continue reading Manage the Forest to Fight Wildfires
Under Obama, The EPA and the Corps of Engineers were building this concept of Waters of the USA. They expanded the definition of wetlands to include almost any farm in the country. If it had come about it would have put most farming activities under the thumb of the Federal government. The new rules would … Continue reading California to Create its own WUSA?
There’s a long painful history in the Owens Valley, of an area that has one major landlord who could care less about the people who live there. That landlord is the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and they stepped over the bounds again in their treatment of Inyo County - and this … Continue reading Owens Valley Fights Back