Magazine article Sierra

Growers and Greens. (Letters)

Magazine article Sierra

Growers and Greens. (Letters)

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In "Growers and Greens Unite" (May/ June), you stated that Seaboard Corporation, one of the world's leading pork producers, is "still looking for a home, wandering the plains in vain." Oh, if only this were so. Unfortunately, Seaboard has not been vanquished. It hopes to establish a packing plant close to Dumas, Texas, and find contract growers in that area to supply the plant with 5 million pigs per year.

In addition, National Pig Development (a wholly owned subsidiary of Smithfield Foods) hopes to locate a 3,700-sow breeding operation just east of Pampa, Texas, with 50,000 animals. It is no exaggeration to say that the Texas panhandle is being literally covered up with pigs.

 
Edna L. Haydon 
Pampa, Texas 

I read with interest the recent articles about farmers and conservationists working together, "Growers and Greens Unite" and "For Love of the Land." I was surprised that neither mentioned community-supported agriculture. …

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