Monday, March 19, 2007

Organic farms and wetlands

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., is pushing a bill that would preserve more wetlands and help farmers transition to organic agriculture.

It may not have much hope, but the goals are simple and long overdue.

“States like New Jersey have gotten screwed by the Farm Bill every year,” Tim Male, a senior ecologist for Environmental Defense, told the Atlantic City Press. “They just lose out.”

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