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  • Founded in 1948, Delmarva Chicken Festival being held for last time

    Founded in 1948, Delmarva Chicken Festival being held for last time
    With a gentle breeze blowing and temperatures in the low 80s, it was mild for a June afternoon on the Eastern Shore, but adjacent to the main attraction at the Queen Anne's County 4-H Park, it was hot as blazes.
  • The way of the past: Smithfield's only competitor in Isle of Wight County grows hogs 12 at a time

     The way of the past: Smithfield's only competitor in Isle of Wight County grows hogs 12 at a time
    ISLE OF WIGHT — It's noontime on a humid day early in June. It stormed in Isle of Wight the night before, leaving lots of fresh mud for Pete Edwards' hogs to roll around in. Edwards, a soft-spoken, bright-eyed man, stands in the pig pen dripping...

    State withdraws farm pollution regulation

    State withdraws farm pollution regulation
    Maryland officials pulled back a proposed regulation Monday aimed at reducing farm runoff polluting the Chesapeake Bay after chicken growers warned it could cripple the state's lucrative poultry industry if imposed now. The state Department of...

    Federal poultry regulations relaxed in spending law

    Federal poultry regulations relaxed in spending law
    Farming advocates are pressing Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to reverse a little-noticed measure approved by Congress last month that rescinded tough new rules on the poultry industry — a move that has strained the already rocky relationship between mom-...

    What you don't eat at the Vegas buffets, these pigs will

    What you don't eat at the Vegas buffets, these pigs will
    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — With a satisfied grin, farmer Bob Combs watches the big truck slowly dump its greasy load, a Niagara Falls of yesterday's kitchen leftovers that sends off a sickening spray as it splashes into a metal bin. The greenish-...