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Farmland Preservation Program on Chopping Block

Mar 18, 2011

Part of a relatively new state program aimed at preserving farmland would be eliminated under Gov Scott Walker's budget to help erase Wisconsin's $3.5...

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Texas Farmers Say Drug War Making Job Dangerous

Mar 18, 2011

LA JOYA, Texas (AP) -- As Texas farmhands prepared this winter to burn stalks of sugarcane for harvest along the Rio Grande, four masked men on ATVs...

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Ag Industry, Lawmakers Try to Limit Secret Videos

Mar 18, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture...

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Ag Department to Cut 60 Workers

Mar 18, 2011

The commissioner of the state's agriculture department has started notifying about 60 workers they will be laid off to make cuts necessary to balance...

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Higher Milk Prices Don't Help Dairy Farmers Much

Mar 18, 2011

RIVERDALE, Calif (AP) -- While milk prices continue to rise and exports to Asian markets have expanded, many dairy farmers are still struggling with...

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Agriculture Chief Aims to Ease Fear on Dust Rules

Mar 18, 2011

DENVER (AP) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday that farmers shouldn't be overly concerned that new federal air regulations will hurt their...

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Dead Sardines Plug Marina

Mar 11, 2011

REDONDO BEACH, Calif (AP) - It could take a week - and the smell could get a lot worse - before crews manage to scoop and vacuum up tons of dead sardines...

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Lawmakers Considering Alcohol Tasting at Farmers Markets

Mar 11, 2011

(Washington D.C., Associated Press) Washington lawmakers are considering a bill to allow beer and wine tasting at farmers markets.

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Germans Balk at Biofuel

Mar 11, 2011

(Associated Press) Eco-friendly Germans happily separate their trash into at least four separate recycling bins, but are refusing in droves to purchase...

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