farmers http://wrkf.org en Agribusiness Funds 'Farmland' To Counter Hollywood Message http://wrkf.org/post/agribusiness-funds-farmland-counter-hollywood-message The movie <em>Farmland</em> opened in theaters Thursday. It's the latest in a string of documentaries about agriculture, like <em>Food Inc.</em> and <em>King Corn. </em><p>But while the latter two films made damning accusations about the environmental and human costs of modern agribusiness, this documentary was funded by agribusiness. It tells a very different story.<p><em>Farmland</em> opens with sweeping visuals you'd expect — swaying wheat fields and weathered barns. Fri, 02 May 2014 09:16:00 +0000 editor 26025 at http://wrkf.org Agribusiness Funds 'Farmland' To Counter Hollywood Message Partnership will Educate and Enable Farmers to Restore Wetlands http://wrkf.org/post/partnership-will-educate-and-enable-farmers-restore-wetlands <p><span class="BodyCopy">One scientist with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality says the key to improving our watersheds is educating our farmers. A new partnership between the LDEQ and the state and federal departments of agriculture aims to do just that. </span></p><p class="BodyCopy">WRKF's Tegan Wendland had a conversation with Jan Boydston, Senior Environmental Scientist at the LDEQ, about the new initiative, which focuses on educating and training farmers in Acadia, Lafayette, Vermilion, Catahoula and Tangipahoa parishes.</p><p> Wed, 30 May 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2277 at http://wrkf.org Partnership will Educate and Enable Farmers to Restore Wetlands