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Livestock Farming

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  • Boniface family deals with death, looks ahead for Maryland Million Day

    Boniface family deals with death, looks ahead for Maryland Million Day
    The Boniface family of Bonita Farm in Darlington has been through a lot this year. Benjamin Boniface, 20, died when he lost control of his pickup truck on the private farm lane early one morning in June after "he failed to negotiate a curve," according...
  • Poultry pollution suit goes to trial

    Poultry pollution suit goes to trial
    A dispute that started three years ago when environmentalists accused an Eastern Shore chicken farm and one of the nation's largest poultry companies of polluting a stream that ultimately flows to the Chesapeake Bay comes to a head Tuesday in a...
  • Class Acts: Megan Grant from Terry High School

    Class Acts: Megan Grant from Terry High School
    Some children may not take to animals, but that certainly wasn't the case for Megan Grant. Our Class Acts of the Week has been showcasing animals at the Fort Bend County Fair since she was 8 years old.  Megan says,  "I started in junior FFA with...
  • Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial opens

    Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial opens
    Lawyers in a closely watched pollution lawsuit targeting an Eastern Shore chicken farm and the Salisbury-based poultry company Perdue presented radically different previews of the case Tuesday as the trial began in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. The...
  • Study links living near livestock with drug-resistant infection

    Study links living near livestock with drug-resistant infection
    Living near a livestock farm may increase your risk of acquiring an antibiotic-resistant infection, according to a new study led by researchers from Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health. In reviewing data from the Netherlands, a team of...
  • Captive deer from New Oxford tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

    Captive deer from New Oxford tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease
    The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County. The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be...
  • Saturday, October 20, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.  Is a pumpkin a vegetable or a fruit? You’ll get the answer from Jim Fizzell as well as instructions on how to keep your geraniums alive over the winter, along...
  • Chicken farmer in water pollution suit takes stand

    Chicken farmer in water pollution suit takes stand
    Alan Hudson, the farmer at the center of a environmental law case that could shake up the Eastern Shore chicken business, took the stand in federal court Wednesday to tell his side of the story. Hudson testified that as a 19-year-old, he built the...
  • Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick to play American Music Festival in Virginia Beach

    Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick to play American Music Festival in Virginia Beach
    Each Labor Day weekend, the American Music Festival brings a variety of big-name acts to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. We learned this week that the 2012 edition will feature Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick and .38 Special. Other groups set to...
  • Several events going on this weekend in the WDBJ7 viewing area

    Several events going on this weekend in the WDBJ7 viewing area
    There are several big events going on this weekend around the WDBJ7 viewing area. Here is a look at some of them: - Autism Run in Forest: 9 a.m. Saturday in Forest. The 5K race will begins at the Aid Station at 1035 Avalon Drive in Forest. Proceeds from...
  • Lehigh Valley Farm preservation: Monroe County couple win heroes award

    In this era of urban sprawl and unfettered development, land preservation and conservation are keys to maintaining our outdoors heritage, whether it is forest, land or farm. Neal and Shirley Murphy of Polk Township in Monroe County are certainly worthy...