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Agriculture
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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
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for an 8.9 percent decline in exports through the first 10 months of 2015 compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., two historic giants of U.S. industry, will join in an all-stock merger of equals that’s the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses. more
Amy Chauvin, director of operations for Acopia Harvest International in Central Falls, talks with Providence Business News about the company, which develops hydroponics technology to make growing produce manageable and affordable. more
The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … more
It's been more than 30 years since my father decided to retire. At the time, we were seriously considering closing our doors. But when we looked at the Munroe team, we saw a tremendously dedicated core of people who believed in our company and … more
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