• Whats Up With WhatsUpStream

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    A LITTLE BACKGROUND Through the EPA, our government spent at least $570,000 of your tax dollars on this false, malicious attack on farmers. Not only that, the records and statements by the campaign's sponsors state that EPA officials were intimately involved in planning the content and direction. This is an illegal campaign violating numerous stateREAD MORE
  • Whatcom Farm Facts

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      Whatcom Farm Facts Whatcom County has 115,831 acres of land in farms Nearly a $357,312,000 market value of Agricultural production Whatcom County is 1st out of 17 counties in Western Washington 6th out of 39 counties in the state 78th out of 3,075 farm counties in the U.S. (top 3%)   Whatcom County dairy

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  • Videos

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    VIDEOS EXPLORING SOME OF THE IMPORTANT TOPICS FACING FARMERS CONTROL PESTS ON YOUR FARM! Do you have trouble with starlings and rodents on your farm? Ever consider raptors as a means of pest control? Watch this great video to see the benefits of using natural predators to control pests. This video explains a variety ofREAD MORE
  • Re Sources Drops Legal Attack

    Re Sources Drops Legal Attack0

    WHATCOM FAMILY FARMERS PUBLICLY THANKS RE SOURCES Whatcom Family Farmers wishes to publicly thank Bellingham-based RE Sources for Sustainable Communities for their decision not to join other environmental groups in an appeal of the recently concluded Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) ruling on the Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) permit. The recent ruling by theREAD MORE
  • Pesticide Bill

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    FARMERS SUPPORT STRONG PESTICIDE SAFETY REGULATIONS – BUT HOUSE BILL 1564 IGNORES EXISTING REGULATIONS WHILE ADDING UNNECESSARY BURDENS ON FARMERS Too often legislators and regulators in their zeal to be seen as protecting public interest, ignore existing regulations and requirements. That is true of the Department of Ecology's Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation permit issued inREAD MORE
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  • Guest Editorials

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    COUNCILMEMBER RUD BROWNE DISAPPOINTS RURAL COMMUNITY WITH EFFORT TO END DISTRICT ONLY VOTING Whatcom Family Farmers’ Response to Rud Browne’s efforts to disenfranchise rural voters Farmers were stunned with County Councilmember Rud Browne’s efforts to undo district only voting in Whatcom County. The will of the voters was expressed in the 2015 election. The questionREAD MORE
  • Animal Abuse

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    Statement of Whatcom Family Farmers on the Animal Abuse Allegations Against Local Farmer ​April 28, 2017 -Whatcom farmers fully support the action taken by authorities to protect animals and enforce the law against this farmer. The farmer allegedly seriously mistreated animals and allowed manure to contaminate water. Farmers are disheartened and outraged that such abuseREAD MORE