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Livestock Farming

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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film

    Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film
    SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot. Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual." Bay scientists and...
  • 'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants

    'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants
    Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....
  • 40% of U.S. food wasted, report says

     40% of U.S. food wasted, report says
    Forty percent of food in the United States is never eaten, amounting to $165 billion a year in waste, taking a toll on the country's water resources and significantly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report from the Natural Resources...