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Alternative Agriculture News -- August 2000 -- From the sanet archives.

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Links to More News:
red ballCropChoice.com -- An alternative news source for American farmers about GMOs (genetically modified organisms).
red ballEmail Ag News Services from the University of Guelph -- An easy way to stay up-to-date on ag, livestock and food-safety happenings.
red ball@gNews -- Roundup of ag news from @gOnline website.
red ballUSDA News Releases -- The latest government news.

Weird Farm News: The Smell of Money?
Results of a University of Minnesota study, announced in July and pertinent to the dispute between large animal feedlots and their neighbors who object to the smell, showed that home values nearer the feedlots were higher than those farther away. (No explanation was given by researchers, but some experts interviewed by the Minneapolis Star Tribune said increased employment opportunities at feedlots had driven up demand for housing.) [31Jan97 column]
© Chuck Shepherd, News of the Weird.
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