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The Hartford CourantThe Berkshire International Film Festival will be held from Thursday, May 30, to Sunday, June 2, at various locations in Great Barrington and Pittsfield, Mass., offering a slate of narrative features and documentaries that have not yet been shown in...
Have you been feeling “under the weather” lately? Many farmers breathed a sigh of relief last week as they finished up planting corn. Estimates are that 2.4 million acres of corn were planted from May 13-19 in South Dakota. About 95% of...
After the resounding vote in the state Senate supporting labeling of genetically modified ingredients [May 22, Connecticut, "Senate Backs GMO Labeling"] Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey can either attempt to reclaim the mantle of leadership or get out...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday voted to limit the amount of government subsidies the wealthiest farmers receive when purchasing crop insurance. The vote was one small victory this week for critics of a massive, five-year farm bill that...
Tags: Debbie Stabenow, Insurance, Farms, Memorial Day, Food Industry
WASHINGTON (AP) - The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That's not going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between conventional...
The Hartford CourantA bill that would require food made with genetically modified organisms to carry labels cleared the state Senate late Tuesday night. The Senate's approval, on a 35-1 vote, gives new energy to a measure that had strong grassroots backing but appeared...
Contributing Writer“What are you doing, Dad?” my son asked when he called me on his cell phone. I was sitting on our back patio, admiring the work I’d done, having just planted the first third of my garden with the non-genetically modified seeds I had oh-...
Tags: Occupy Wall Street, Tomatoes, Lymphoma
ReutersMay 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * Federal investigators apparently accessed records of calls to and from a phone number at Fox...
Hospital charges This is in response to the extensive article on the variations of same-procedure charges ("An acute gap in prices at hospitals; U.S. list offers look at billing disparities for same procedure," Page 1, May 9). Not only the variation is...
Legislation to require that genetically modified foods be labeled in Connecticut cruised throught the state Senate this week, and activists were hoping that a "March Against Monsanto" in Hartford Saturday will keep up the pressure. People who believe...
A group calling itself CTFarmtoFood.org has a full-page ad in The Courant today [May 21] trying to portray genetically modified food as not being harmful, and urging us to demand that our state representatives vote no on bills requiring labeling of...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has sustained Monsanto Co.'s claim that an Indiana farmer violated the company's patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer. The justices, in a unanimous vote Monday, rejected the farmer's argument...
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