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PacificEdge | July 27, 2017

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Social media link reveals Joe Salatin a climate change denier

July 8, 2017 |

A Facebook post linking to an article revealing regenerative agriculture farmer-hero, Joe Salatin, with climate change deniers has revealed profound disappointment with a man one held up as a example of doing good…Read More

Made By Cow — authentically raw?

August 18, 2016 |

Made By Cow is a new milk product arriving on the market at a time when milk and the future of the dairy industry is in the news. The milk uses a new processing technology and claims to be raw. Raw milk advocates questions this, however…Read More

The milk wars — it’s not only farmers who are hurting

June 4, 2016 | 2

IT is not only Australia’s dairy farmers who are hurting economically. So are some of those who buy their product. The current milk wars have brought renewed focus on the dilemma of food affordability and food security…Read More

A new apple future for Tasmania – any hope?

March 18, 2015 |

MY ARRIVAL in Tasmania coincided with the collapse of the state’s apple industry. I remember it… farmers in despair as their orchards rapidly fell in value, people expressing their fears about the state’s farming future, lots of apples but … Read More

Open Farms takes solution from Cold War

September 7, 2014 |

A Cold War initiative might offer an alternative to proposed draconian, ‘ag-gag’ laws being pushed by state governments and farmer organisations in South Australia and Tasmania.Read More

Farms — for agriculture or tourists?

September 7, 2014 |

SOMETIMES, you stumble on an interesting story by accident. A story that has some resonance with your own experience. A story that makes you think. That happened this morning when I was looking at the timeline of a Facebook link … Read More