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Locating a homestead among monocropping farms. A reminder from the past.  RSS feed

 
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Some permies might not have been around in the 80s with the medfly scare in California, but this video shows that Big Ag will stop at nothing to keep mono-cropping alive. If you locate your homestead among fields of monocrops or in a state that gets lots of income from monocropping, beware of the "threat from the skies."

NY Times Video: Battle over the Medfly 1981

(Note: not sure which is more scary, the aerial spraying or the hair and clothing styles we wore back then, argh!)
 
A lot of people cry when they cut onions. The trick is not to form an emotional bond. This tiny ad told me:
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