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There are a couple of interesting articles in the latest newsletter from the Niche Pork Marketing Working Group – “High Feed Prices Impact Pork Producers”, and “A Delicacy Comes to Iowa” about an organic acorn-fed pork producer. Also a listing of several resources for niche pork producers.
A new tool, created through funding from the Leopold Center, to help Iowa farmers determine the profitability for a number of food crops.
“In 1939, while most people in Europe were thinking about things entirely different, she launched the Haughley Experiment, the first side-by-side scientific experiment comparing conventional chemical farming with organic farming.”