Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
Agriculture
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In honor of its 100th anniversary, Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery is renovating its facilities to meet customer demand. more
The Department of Environmental Management said that farm viability grants totaling $255,543 have been awarded for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. more
For the second year in a row, Daniele Inc. has received a national Good Food Award for its line of charcuterie made in Rhode Island from locally raised hogs. more
A new initiative linking 12 northeastern states will help farmers and forest owners adapt to climate changes, according to the University of Rhode Island, which has a lead role. more
Farmers and ranchers in three Rhode Island counties qualify for natural disaster assistance due to damages and losses caused by drought that is continuing from July 1, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. more
The Rhode Island Farm Bureau has named a new president for the first time in 40 years, Henry Wright, of West Greenwich. more
Eggs are about to get more expensive, as California moves to make sure hen houses are roomy enough to allow the birds to lay down, stand up, extend their wings and dance around. more
The U.S., the world’s biggest beef consumer, is lifting a ban on imports from Ireland more than 15 years after mad cow disease spurred restrictions of supplies from Europe. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration said that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes in Kent, Providence and Washington counties as a result of the drought that began on July 1. more
Orange juice remains the most popular fruit beverage in the U.S. The problem is many Americans just don’t drink it anymore. more
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