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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
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
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
In honor of its 100th anniversary, Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery is renovating its facilities to meet customer demand. 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
The Rhode Island Farm Bureau has named a new president for the first time in 40 years, Henry Wright, of West Greenwich. 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
Planting three times to get eggplant, beans and a selection of Chinese vegetables that sell well in urban farmers markets is not the best way to start a season. more
Wright’s Dairy Farm in North Smithfield has been named Rhode Island’s 2014 Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Thursday. more
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