Mardy Townsend is an organic, grass-fed beef farmer in northeast Ohio. She is president of the Ashtabula-Lake-Geauga Farmers Union, an organizational member of the National Family Farm Coalition. www.nffc.net
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Monday, October 03, 2011
New Rules Will Support Farmers and Jobs
Several lawmakers are proposing a time-out on new regulations to supposedly generate a more job-friendly environment. To some that might sound reasonable given the nation's entrenched unemployment, but there's one set of new rules in particular that should not be blocked.