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  • Unified Equine holds meeting in Mountain Grove about proposed plant

    Unified Equine holds meeting in Mountain Grove about proposed plant
    MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. -- The Wright County Livestock Auction was packed Monday afternoon as Sue Wallis, chief executive officer of Unified Equine, held an informational meeting about the equine processing plant proposed for the area.  It's been the talk...
  • David W. Kenney dies at 77; SeaWorld's first veterinarian

    David W. Kenney dies at 77; SeaWorld's first veterinarian
    David W. Kenney, SeaWorld's first veterinarian, who played a key role in bringing the original Shamu to the San Diego amusement park as well as a gray whale believed to be the first raised by humans, died Feb. 14 in Montrose, Colo. He was 77. The cause...
  • Farm pollution lawsuit spurs public relations battle

    Farm pollution lawsuit spurs public relations battle
    With a catch in her throat, Kristin Hudson talks in a video posted online about her young daughter asking if "they" will take away her daddy's farm. The video, featured on SaveFarmFamilies.org rallied farmers and others across the country to the side...
  • Senate vote looms on arsenic in poultry feed

    Senate vote looms on arsenic in poultry feed
    I'm back from nine days in Florida (more on that later) -- just in time for the final week of the General Assembly, with most environmental legislation still hanging in the balance. In a dispute pitting environmentalists against the poultry industry (and...
  • Senate weakens arsenic chicken-feed ban

    Senate weakens arsenic chicken-feed ban
    State senators are scheduled to take a final vote today on whether to ban the use of arsenic in poultry feed, with proponents arguing it's needed to protect Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay while Eastern Shore lawmakers contend it's unwarranted meddling...
  • Researchers find banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts

    Researchers find banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts
    Researchers report that they have found evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts, suggesting that growers are evading a 2005 prohibition on their use in treating chickens and turkeys. Scientists at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public...
  • MD Senate adopts arsenic chicken-feed ban

    MD Senate adopts arsenic chicken-feed ban
    A proposed state ban on arsenic in chicken feed won final Senate approval today, with supporters saying the amended measure protects both farmers and consumers while Eastern Shore lawmakers warn it could drive off the state's poultry industry. The Senate...
  • General Assembly approves ban on arsenic in chicken feed

    General Assembly approves ban on arsenic in chicken feed
    Maryland's General Assembly adopted today a ban on arsenic additives in chicken feed, which if signed into law would make the state the first in the nation to take such a step to keep the toxic chemical out of food and the environment. By a vote of 101-...
  • Don't miss the boat on Hampton Roads festivals this spring

    Don't miss the boat on Hampton Roads festivals this spring
    Scurry up into the metaphorical crow's nest and train your eyes on the calendar's horizon. You'll spot a fleet of festivals heading straight for Hampton Roads. Spring is when outdoor parties start popping — right along with the flowers. This...
  • Local goat dairies aren't kidding around

    Local goat dairies aren't kidding around
    Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
  • Eastern Shore farmers, Perdue win pollution lawsuit

    Eastern Shore farmers, Perdue win pollution lawsuit
    Ruling in a bitterly contested case with national ramifications, a federal judge found Thursday that the Waterkeeper Alliance failed to prove that an Eastern Shore farm's chicken houses were polluting a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. U.S. District...