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Roundup: Green eggs, green eating

July 31st, 2008 · No Comments · Environment, Food in the news, local food, Roundup

Green eggs (no ham). An outfit in Missouri is doing large-scale production of eggs from pastured chicken, and that’s something to crow about. (KC Star)

Shrinking food print. Three questions can lead to greener eating. (KC Star)

Osage oranges. Kate Will celebrates her picnic spot in Osage County in the shade of hedge trees, aka Osage Orange. (Osage County Almanac)

Midwest porkers. Yep, we Kansans (and Missourians) know a thing or two about putting on the pounds. (KC Star)

Here’s one way KC fans pig out. KC Royals find all-you-can-eat ballpark food hits more home runs than the home team. (KC Star)

Ag losses forecast. A study suggests that Kansas agriculture could lose a billion dollars by 2017 due to climate change. (U of Maryland; see link to individual states)

Water battle. A Lawrence-area fight over water could be a sign of things to come. (LJ World)

Beef cutting. Beef production, not grilled steak, is likely to be cut as cattle feed costs continue to rise. (K-State)

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