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The Pot Prospectors

posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Dot-bong, Marijuana Inc., the Green Rush: Call it what you will, the burgeoning legal marijuana industry in Washington state is drawing pot prospectors of all stripes. Full Story

Small farmers turn to mobile livestock slaughter

posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM

Georgia is the nation's biggest producer of broiler chickens, but small farmers for years have been pushed to the margins of this lucrative industry because they don't have access to local industrial slaughterhouses. Run by big companies, such... Full Story

Urban hens often abandoned once egg-laying ends

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner. Full Story

Birds of prey seize the day in battle with gulls

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:46 PM

As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon perched on his... Full Story

Sugar Beets Could Improve Dairy Efficiency

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Sugar Beets Could Improve Dairy Efficiency
Autumn in the Midwest offers a colorful backdrop for farmers taking to the field to reap what they’ve sown. And while fall harvest is a common sight across the land, what one group outside the town of Antigo is pulling out of the ground is... Full Story

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