Updated May 22 at 5:40pm
Agriculture
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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
Thundermist Health Center received an $84,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Promotion Program to open a winter farmer’s market. more
WARWICK – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed last week brought together federal, state and local food officials – including representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture – and producers from around the state for a forum about federal funding opportunities available from the USDA to support area agriculture, local food businesses and the Rhode Island economy. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is accepting applications for the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act grants program, which offers grants to assist small or beginning farmers markets and promote the sale of Rhode Island-grown agricultural products and local seafood. more
Leo Pollock talks about how The Compost Plant helps recycle food waste. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced $150,000 in farm-viability grant funding for projects that “enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island.” more
PROVIDENCE – The Senate has approved a resolution sponsored by Sen. Catherine Cool Rumsey, D-Charlestown, supporting the preservation of a 1,825-acre property in Richmond as a forest and wildlife reservation, according to a news release. more
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