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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

EPA Says Amish Farming Destructive


“[Amish] farmers like Mr. Stoltzfus are facing growing scrutiny for agricultural practices that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive. Their cows generate heaps of manure that easily washes into streams and flows onward into the Chesapeake Bay.” (New York Times, Wednesday)

Natural doesn’t always equal good.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Great Horse-Manure Crisis of 1894″ by Stephen Davies