"When you really dig down, you find that the average farmer cannot possibly contend with an agency that has more power than it has common sense. "
-- Serenity Acres Now, "Is the Food Really That Unsafe?"
The linked blog post speaks about the USDA and Food Safety bills. He also notes that on an average farm, the farm itself contributes only 13% to the total household income. Makes me think of "hobby farm" in a whole new light.