Sustainable Mink Ranches Targeted The fur industry finds the need to increase security to cope with threats of animal rights activists.
An Interview With a Mink Farmer There are many factors to take into account when considering the ethics of raising animals for fur.
Third Generation Still Caring for Mink Bob Zimbal, president of Zimbal Minkery in Sheboygan Falls, WI believes in providing quality care to produce the highest-quality mink pelts.
The Fur Industry was Formed in Detroit When the French built Fort Pontchartrain on the banks of the Detroit River in 1701, there was a very big reason why: fur.
Modern Agriculture Programs Go Beyond the Farm High school agriculture programs sprouting across the nation’s Corn Belt are teaching teenagers, many of them in urban environments, that careers in the field often have nothing to do with cows and plows.
Government Regulations Affecting Mink Fur Farming The status of farmed mink is recognized in US federal law (US Code Title 7, Chapter 7, § 433) and, in common with all livestock,
Kansas Brothers’ Parody Video Goes Viral Instant fame came for two brothers who recreate a classic to reflect their life on the farm.
The following article first appeared in the Mar. 21, 2001 issue of The PERC Report, published by the Bozeman, Montana-based Political Economy Research Center, and is reproduced with permission. By Indur M. Goklany: a PERC Julian Simon Fellow in 2000. He is the author of Clearing the Air [Cato Institute] and many studies of the links…