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Honoring our Heritage, Protecting our Small Farms

Silver City, NM – From our incredibly rural corner of New Mexico- the Southwest Regional Food Policy Council, comprised of ranchers, farmers, health-care professionals, food systems experts, non-profit -- Continue reading

Who wants wind turbines?

Who wants wind turbines?

Last month's wind-turbine fire near Palm Springs, CA, that dropped burning debris on the barren ground below, serves as a reminder of just one of the many reasons why people don't want to live near the-- Continue reading

NM Lottery Scholarship Funding for 2016-2017

The New Mexico Higher Education Department has determined the level of funding for the Lottery Scholarship for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. The Lottery Scholarship funds only a portion of tuition costs-- Continue reading

Finally, courage to counterpunch the green bullies

When the name Resolute was chosen in 2011, after the merger of Bowater and Abitibi-Consolidated, the Canadian company, a global leader in the forest products industry and the largest producer of newsp-- Continue reading

May 29 Letter to the Editor on Upcoming Election

May 29, 2016

Dear Editor:

Imagine a community with abundant opportunity for mom-and-pop shop businesses, flourishing community and backyard gardens, and a healthy free-flowing river to support us all.-- Continue reading

Another climate alarmist's predictions don't match real-world data

Another climate alarmist's predictions don't match real-world data

Whenever there is a new record set, whether rain, hurricane, drought, etc., those in the climate change alarmist camp seem to be quick to point to global warming as the cause and make more dire predic-- Continue reading

ICYMI: NYT Editorializes for Udall Chemical Safety Bill

In case you missed it...

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/24/opinion/congress-moves-finally-on-toxic-chemicals.html
Congress Moves, Finally, on Toxic Chemicals
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD MAY 24, 2016

Congres-- Continue reading

Why waste food to replace something we already have too much of?

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)—also known as the ethanol mandate—was passed by Congress in 2005 and expanded in 2007. Regardless of market conditions, it required ever-increasing quantities of biofuel -- Continue reading

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