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Pig disease cancels popular state fair showcase

Posted by on May 13, 2014 | Comments Off

A nasty virus that's killed millions of pigs and raised the price of pork is causing New York State Fair officials to cancel this year's piglet and sow exhibits at the annual show in...

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New York to host food policy hearing in Potsdam

Posted by on May 9, 2014 | 2 comments

The future of farm and food policy in New York State will take shape in Potsdam later this month. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets is hosting a listening session entitled, "Farm,...

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Organics a drop in the bucket

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 | 6 comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been heavily promoting its organic...

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"Hunger in the U.S. is a solvable problem."

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 1 comment

There is an alarming amount of hunger in the United States, despite our...

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What's in the water in Essex County?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 | 3 comments

As we've reported for quite a while here at NCPR, the Champlain Valley has...

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12 portraits of farm folks for National Agriculture Day

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 | 3 comments

Happy National Agriculture Day! You can write an essay about agriculture...

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Whole Foods offers big market to Ottawa area growers

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Ask any grower and they'll tell you that producing food is one challenge...

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