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Monday, February 24, 2014

Are you ready for the Agriculture Study? An  information meeting presenting the topics in the study will be held on March 31 at the Jamestown Philomenian Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check www.lwvri.org for more information or visit the LWVUS Ag Study site (www.lwv.org/member-resources/agriculture-update)

Here are some other good sources of information to help you prepare for the meeting and consensus.
Mark Bittman's article from the New York Times,“How to Feed the World” (www.nytimes.com/2013/10/15/opinion/how-to-feed-the-world.html?ref=markbittman)

NPR’s blog page “The Salt,” which includes two broadcasts about chicken farming and “integrated” farming (www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/02/19/276981085/is-tyson-foods-chicken-empire-a-meat-racket and www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/02/20/279040721/the-system-that-supplies-our-chickens-pits-farmer-against-farmer).

Also check out an earlier article from the RI Voter

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