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Ranch and farm operators in Washington County are eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. more
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology recently were awarded $525,967 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to determine whether the development of oyster colonies has the ability to reduce nitrogen levels in estuaries and salt ponds. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Republic of Iceland recently formed a partnership to advance marine science and marine-related biotech research and commercialization. more
As a result of the drought that began on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration said that the deadline to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is July 5 for eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Kent, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has its first food chief, a job that doesn't require cooking but instead preparing a statewide food plan. The new director of food strategy will coordinate existing food plans and draft a new one that brings together all … more
As tourist season gets underway, an established Newport restaurant owned in part by one of PBN’s 10 chefs To watch under 35 is expanding to both ends of busy Thames Street and bringing a hi-tech perk with it. more
As of today, 1 percent of the food consumed in Rhode Island is produced here. But advocates of the locally sourced food movement want that percentage to grow significantly over the next four decades. Rhode Island is a little small to … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The harsh winter of 2014-15 was tough on Rhode Island's oyster farms, but despite some losses, the industry continued to grow. The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council's recently released annual report on the … more
Sometimes, change is drastic. Other times, it comes in iterations, an evolution. Either way, it's as necessary as it is inevitable. Such is the case in manufacturing, an industry ripe for emerging game-changers. Agcore Technologies, which … more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center announced today its plans to lease space at 38 Bethel St. beginning April 1. The 3,000-square-foot, handicap accessible space is located in the heart of the New Bedford Whaling National Park and will accommodate changing exhibits, public programs, school groups, archives and community gatherings. more
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