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N.Y. Dairy Farmer Kills 51 Cows, Commits Suicide

I hated to post this. I hope this is not where we are in dairy farming overall and that this is an isolated incident. Maybe patriots everywhere could increase their support of local sustainable agriculture and also give a hug to their neighborhood farmers to encourage them , buy their products, shop less at big industrial outlets, start a local food co-op, invite neighbors to watch Food Inc, etc..

N.Y. Dairy Farmer Kills 51 Cows, Commits Suicide

Friday, January 22, 2010

COPAKE, N.Y. — State police in New York say an upstate dairy farmer shot and killed 51 of his milk cows in his barn before turning the rifle on himself.

State police found the body of 59-year-old Dean Pierson in his Copake barn on Thursday. A visitor found a note Pierson had left on the barn door that said not to come in and to call police.

State police would only say that Pierson was having personal issues.

The Columbia County hamlet of Copake is about 115 miles north of New York City.

Local farmers buried the cows outside the barn Friday. They would not discuss Pierson or what had happened, but one of the men said these are hard times to be a farmer.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,583703,00.html?test=late...



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That's an odd little story

Usually it doesn't go that way.

The war on famers, and the war on drugs

is devestating.
End the war on farmers.
End the war on drugs.
End the FED
End the CIA

Dismantle Monsanto and the FDA, and hang criminals under law of treason against living things and creatures, cultures and human kind thruought the world.
We must make this the decade of "denial on trial".

"Support of local sustainable agriculture and also give a hug to their neighborhood farmers to encourage them , buy their products, shop less at big industrial outlets, start a local food co-op, invite neighbors to watch Food Inc, etc.. "

And never forget, “Humans, despite our artistic pretensions, our sophistication and many accomplishments, owe the fact of our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”

This breaks my heart...

If we want to push back the only way is through Permaculture.

A true flower can not blossom without sunlight and a true man can not live without love.