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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....
  • Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics
    Remember that case the federal Department of Labor pursued against a couple of Oregon blueberry growers, accusing them of underpaying their pickers? And the growers pushed back? Well, the feds settled with the growers earlier this week, finally copping to...
  • Ethan Basore, TKM Bengard Farms harvest manager

    Ethan Basore, TKM Bengard Farms harvest manager
      Q. Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program? I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to learn...
  • Richest 1% will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016: report

    Richest 1% will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016: report
    The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland. Oxfam said the world's richest people saw their share of...
  • Agriculture in Florida grows jobs: Front & Center

    For all the growth of tourism in Florida, and all the efforts by policy makers to expand higher-paying industries such as medical research and computer simulation, agriculture remains a large and vital part of the state's economy. The University of...
  • Suffolk dead animal incinerator bill clears Senate committee

    RICHMOND – The city of Suffolk is looking for four years relief from the state's carbon monoxide rules so it can continue using diesel-powered incinerators to dispose of dead animals. The city's four incinerators are key, given the city's large...
  • Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor

    2005: Antonio Villaraigosa romps past incumbent James K. Hahn to make history, winning election as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since the city's pioneer days. 2006: Uses his first State of the City address to announce that he will ask the...
  • Crime & Legal Issues: Legislation could expand Virginia's DNA database

    Legislation sponsored by two Virginia lawmakers calls for greatly increasing the number of people who must provide DNA samples to the state upon their convictions. Under current law, everyone convicted of a felony and a very small number of misdemeanors...
  • Roundup | Friday, Jan. 16

    Roundup | Friday, Jan. 16
    BOYS BASKETBALL Alex Edwards elevates as Neuqua Valley edges Metea Valley A glance at the box score would make it appear as if Neuqua Valley’s Alex Edwards didn’t do anything against Metea Valley during Thursday’s Upstate Eight...
  • Florida included in Franklin Farms Veggiburgers recall

    Florida included in Franklin Farms Veggiburgers recall
    Franklin Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Chili-Bean Veggiburgers because they may contain undeclared peanut. Franklin Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Chili-Bean...
  • Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.

    Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.
    Most of us realize the value of cooking and eating using local produce — who'd rather eat a salad with ingredients imported from another state or country when we can eat a bowl of greens, vegetables and citrus grown nearby or even in our backyard?...