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Livestock Farming

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  • 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 Barbara A. Mikulski to reverse a little-noticed measure approved by Congress last month that rescinded tough new rules on the poultry industry — a move that has strained the already rocky relationship between mom-...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-...
  • Poultry plants linked to outbreak won't be closed

    For years, Foster Farms wanted consumers to know its poultry was farm fresh, all natural and, most important, safe to eat. But the ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to three of its central California processing plants is threatening to tarnish the...
  • Feds reject new territory for Florida panthers

    Feds reject new territory for Florida panthers
    A petition to reintroduce the Florida panther to part of its historic range in northern Florida and southern Georgia was rejected Friday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ¬†even though the agency’s own recovery plan calls for expanding the...
  • Agritourism takes off in Hawaii

    Agritourism takes off in Hawaii
    HANALEI, Hawaii — It's a warm Tuesday afternoon on Kauai and tourists are lining up — just a few at first, then a dozen or so. Finally more than 100 have gathered, waiting patiently. They're not here to swim with dolphins, snorkel in turquoise...
  • Market Watch: Farmers market committee OKs plan to fight vendor cheating

    It is not very often that meetings of the Certified Farmers Market Advisory Committee are the stuff of high drama. But such was the case Thursday at a meeting in Sacramento at which the committee voted to recommend a substantial increase in fees paid by...
  • Where to stay when visiting Yosemite

    Where to stay when visiting Yosemite
    With more than 4 million people visiting Yosemite National Park last year — and that number expected to increase this year — it's no wonder lodging inside the park is snatched up quickly. "We typically sell out during the summer season,"...
  • Gilbert Tucker

    Gilbert Tucker
    Cattle culture and the beef industry have an enduring legacy in Central Florida, thanks in part to cowmen like Gilbert A. Tucker. The 93-year-old retired seventh-generation rancher knows that history well. Tucker's family came to Florida from Georgia in...
  • A sunrise bike ride down Hawaii's Haleakala volcano

    A sunrise bike ride down Hawaii's Haleakala volcano
    At Haleakala, it's all downhill Every day, about an hour after first light hits the green hillsides of upcountry Maui, the spokes begin to sing. If you stand along the road by Sunrise Market in the hamlet of Kula, you'll first hear the buzz, then with a...
  • Raising limoncello's appeal

    Raising <i>limoncello's</i> appeal
    It's easy enough to freehand your way into a decent bottle of limoncello. All you need is a generous handful of lemon zest, a neutral spirit, some sugar and a couple of days of infusing patience. But to Ventura Limoncello's co-owner James Carling,...
  • Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along

    Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along
    Stately and rumpled, Stephen Sondheim descended from an upper floor of his elegant East Side townhouse and submitted to the interview as though it were a necessary barber shop shave. He's used to these intrusions — the artist obliged to natter on...