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Agriculture
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released data showing Rhode Island has the greatest percentage of school districts nationwide participating in farm-to-school meal programs. more
In 2001, I started my first company and created the tag line "Making Ideas a Reality." I've always liked the expression, "A good idea executed is better than a great idea that isn't." Gen. George S. Patton Jr. had a similar, but more extreme … more
Edible Rhody magazine has released its list of local food heroes for 2016 based on reader feedback. more
If humans take too many antibiotics -- and they do -- then the animals they eat take even more. Learning more about how and why farmers use so many drugs is crucial to arresting the speed at which bacteria are developing immunity to them. more
Nordhaus tells the story of one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers and the increasing threats to the American honeybee populations. HarperCollins ISBN 9780061873256 | $15 more
WESTPORT – Farmers will begin cutting trees and tearing up brush on a parcel on Route 6 that should be a slaughterhouse and meat market by the end of the year, according to a report by The Herald News of Fall River. The Southeastern … more
For the second month in a row, Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for its year-over-year decline in exports. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture and food systems this fall, with an emphasis on coastal foods. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration has reopened the filing period for survivors in all states, including Rhode Island, affected by Superstorm Sandy to apply for low-interest disaster loans. more
The state Department of Environment Management is making $380,000 in grant funding available to help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses. more
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