We continue our Sound Bites on Delmarva series with another discussion of a closely-watched trial happening right now in Baltimore. The Waterkeeper Alliance brought a suit against an Eastern Shore poultry farm and the company they farm for, Perdue.
This week on Sound Bites, a show about the future of our food system, we talk to a diverse panel of farmers and experts about the Farm Bill, what it means now that the bill was not passed. The Senate voted on and passed the Farm Bill, but the U.S. House of Representatives' bill failed to reach the House floor.
It's time for this week's episode of Sound Bites!
It's our latest edition of Sound Bites! This week we ask the question: Are organic foods really more nutritious than other foods?
This week's episode of Sound Bites explores the debate surrounding genetically engineered and genetically modified foods.
"Sustainability" has been a running theme in our Sound Bites series over the past year and a half, and tonight you will hear an episode that illustrates the many different understandings of that theme. Included in the mix will be voices of rural and urban farmers, environmentalists, and food and agricultural experts.
On this week's episode of Sound Bites, we talk with young farmer Orlando Johnson, who is restoring his family's farm, dating back to the 19th century, in Calvert County. Then, we pay a visit to former Maryland Congressman Wayne Gilchrest to hear about the environmental education program he is running for young people in Kent County.
On this week's installment of Sound Bites, we have a panel on the 2012 Farm Bill. The panelists are eastern shore farmer Ted Wycall, David Kirby, author of Animal Factory, and Valerie Connelly, Director of Government Relations for the Maryland Farm Bureau.
This week's episode of Sound Bites focuses on a lawsuit that's garnered significant controversy in farming and environmentalist communities in Maryland. Assateague Coastal Trust and the Waterkeeper Alliance filed suit against Perdue Farms and the Hudson family, alleging that the runoff from the Hudson farm violated the Clean Water act.
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In this week's episode of Sound Bites, we'll take an in-depth look at an issue we discussed briefly on the show last week. Should Maryland become the first state to ban the use of arsenic in chicken feed?
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Join us for our weekly Sound Bites series. This week, we visited the farm of Carole and Frank Morrison, in Pocomoke City, MD. If you've seen the movie Food, Inc., or listened to our episode taped at screenings of the film, you're already familiar with Carole. She and Frank were Perdue chicken growers who decided that they wanted to rework operations on their farm. They now have a flock
Our series Sound Bites continues with a conversation about the past, present, and future of Perdue Chicken.
The poultry industry is the cornerstone of Delmarva's economy, with about 14,000 people directly employed and another 100,000 or so indirectly employed by the Delmarva poultry industry. Approximately 600 million birds are raised for meat on Delmarva annually.