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USDA Signs MOU with Rockefeller’s Council on Foundations to Exploit Rural America

By Food Freedom*

On Friday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA has signed an agreement with the Council on Foundations “to provide new sources of capital, new job opportunities, workforce investment strategies,” and, last on the list but the heart of it: “identification of additional resources.”

The group will work with Obama’s newly created Rural Council, which Vilsack also chairs, to implement UN Agenda 21 — a 300-page, 40-chapter, “soft-law” policy that came out of the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Brazil in 1992.

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Vilsack stiffs New Mexico ranchers on drought insurance

By AP via Oregon Live

More “science-based” chicanery from the Monsanto crowd. ~Ed.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Call it doubt about the drought.

New Mexico cattle ranchers are fighting mad over a brand new federal insurance policy they say was sold as drought protection but isn’t paying off because satellites say the state still has too much “greenness.”

Never mind there isn’t any grass for the cattle to eat.  In fact, on-the-ground conditions have been so catastrophic that ranchers have been selling off record numbers of cattle because they can’t afford to feed them.

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