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Market to Market September 26, 2008 (#3404)


In the News

  • More Factory Farming but Oversight Lags
    (Sep 26, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some huge livestock farms produce more raw waste than cities as large as Philadelphia or Houston.
  • Farm Groups Worried About Meat Labeling Law
    (Sep 26, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) -- Farm groups are protesting the Agriculture Department's use of a new food labeling law, saying it has loopholes that could confuse consumers about where their meat comes from.
  • Hawaii Hanging on to Sugar Heritage
    (Sep 26, 2008) HONOLULU (AP) -- Sugar was once king in Hawaii, steering the economy and politics while shaping the multicultural identity and colorful pidgin English language of these islands.
  • Wolves Back on Endangered List
    (Sep 26, 2008) BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Federal wildlife officials have asked a judge to put gray wolves in the Northern Rockies back on the endangered species list - a sharp reversal from the government's prior contention that the animals were thriving.
  • Washington Dating Service Links Vintners
    (Sep 26, 2008) YAKIMA, Wash (AP) -- Desperately seeking a mate: Hopeless romantic seeks mature, well-rounded, traditional partner.
  • New Jersey Farm Flings Pumpkins with Giant Catapult
    (Sep 26, 2008) NEWTON, N.J (AP) -- One New Jersey farm has a special attraction to go with the season's hay rides and corn mazes: giant pumpkin catapult.