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Agriculture
  • White House says more farm subsidy cuts needed

    The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies in a massive farm bill moving through the Senate this week.

    May 20, 2013

  • FL wildlife officials say they’ve discovered new species of black bass

    Florida wildlife officials say they’ve discovered a new species of fish in the southeastern U.S.

    May 7, 2013

  • Holly Pond FFA plant sale

    The Holly Pond High School FFA is now holding its annual greenhouse sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each school day and will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

    April 24, 2013

  • Horse Slaughter NM slaughterhouse ground zero in horse debate

    About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town's famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses.

    April 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Horse Slaughter_Shav.jpg NM slaughterhouse ground zero in horse debate

    About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town’s famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses.

    April 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • SCIENCE WEATHER171.jpg Everybody talks about the weather, but it's not easy to predict

    Large temperature variations from year to year have significant implications, most obviously for farmers and gardeners but also for utility companies estimating energy use, city managers budgeting for snow and sports teams worrying about scheduling. Are we getting any better at predicting the weather weeks or months in advance?

    April 17, 2013 2 Photos

  • West wins farm-city essay contest.jpg West wins farm-city essay contest

    Alabama students were honored for their creativity and understanding of agriculture during Alabama Farm-City Awards today in Birmingham.

    April 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • New US-EU talks threatened by agriculture spats

    President Barack Obama used Washington's grandest stage — the State of the Union speech — to announce negotiations with Europe aimed at creating the world's largest free trade agreement. Just weeks later, there are signs that old agriculture disputes could be deal-killers.

    March 23, 2013

  • Feds bust up $100M NC crop insurance fraud ring

    Federal investigators have unraveled a massive scheme among dozens of insurance agents, claims adjusters, brokers and farmers in eastern North Carolina to steal at least $100 million from the government-backed program that insures crops.

    March 13, 2013

  • IMMIG DAIRY Dairy farmers weigh in on immigration debate

    The Alpina Foods Inc. plant that just opened here to feed the nation's growing appetite for Greek-style yogurt should have nearby dairy farmers such as Matt Lamb scrambling to expand their herds.

    March 13, 2013 1 Photo