|Gag Order Or Not, Here’s Why Trump Cracking Down On Government Science is So Scary|
Modern Farmer - 1/25/2017. By Dan Nosowitz - You may have seen news about a crackdown on communications between USDA (and the EPA, HHS, and Department of the Interior) and the public. In this latest affront, the administration on Monday directed the USDA to stop all "outward-facing" communications. But by Tuesday night, the gag-order had been "rescinded." So what's going on? And what could happen if scientists can't speak to the public?
|How Maine farmers stay busy and make money in the winter|
Bangor Daily News - 1/24/2017. By Abigail Curtis - In the winter, when snow and ice cover their fields, you might be excused for thinking that northern farmers would have abundant time on their hands to relax and dream of warmer days to come.