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"Is your operation prepared for tighter margins ahead? You likely complete annual maintenance on your equipment or routine vet checks for your livestock; do you complete a ?nancial checkup for your operation?" says Iowa State University Extension farm business management specialist Kristen Schulte.
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said there is not much interest in a farm bill in Congress outside of lawmakers who are members of the House or Senate Agriculture committees.
Some ag groups are concerned that the report will allow EPA to broaden Clean Water Act jurisdiction, leading to regulation of "man-altered and man-made water bodies, including farm ditches, tile drainage and field filter strips," the National Pork Producers Council said in November.
Writing off food animals as greedy, inefficient polluters of land and water, artery cloggers and robbers of food from the mouths of hungry babes is perhaps a bit brash, he says.
It's called development-supported agriculture, a more intimate version of community-supported agriculture — a farm-share program commonly known as CSA. In planning a new neighborhood, a developer includes some form of food production