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February 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Peak Leak

I just read the most significant wiki-leak to date - the suspicions are true - Saudi Arabia is out of spare oil capacity, and in the words of someone wise, 'when saudi peaks, the world peaks'.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/08/saudi-oil-reserves-overstated-wikileaks

So this just gives more fuel to the direction me and many friends have an instinctive urge to go -…

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Added by Chad Hellwinckel on February 8, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Farm Bill 2012 May Call for 100,000 New Farmers…But That Ain’t the Solution

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack recently called for 100,000 new farmers — a recognition that the U.S. farm population is aging rapidly. To create a revitalized, sustainable, and socially just food system, we need to cultivate a new generation of farmers — and quickly.

There is more to be concerned about than an aging group of farmers or finding younger farmers.  The way we… Continue

Added by Tracie L. Hellwinckel on February 4, 2011 at 12:45pm — No Comments

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