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Green Group Reacts to Farm Bill

A group that's frequently critical of the nation's agricultural policies is speaking out against the recently signed 180 billion dollar farm bill. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Chris Lehman reports.
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Benefits and Risks of Cloned Cows

Milk production is big business in New York and the upper Midwest. Now the president of a biotech company in Wisconsin is milking a herd of cloned cows that he says could give the Great Lakes dairy industry a boost. But there are still questions about the health of cloned cows and whether the milk they produce is safe for human consumption. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Gil Halsted has the story.  Go to full article

Farm Chemical Theft

Senator Hillary Clinton says the creation of a joint federal, state and local task force should help guard against the theft of chemicals from New York farmers. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

Creating Healthier Red Meat

While red meat has taken a beating in recent years from the health industry, a number of studies now indicate that it's also possible for even red meat to have some health...  Go to full article

Val Washington: New York & the Environment

David Sommerstein talks with Val Washington, director of the Environmental Advocates, who represented New York in the study comparing environmental records in the 8 Great...  Go to full article

Comparing Environment in the Great Lakes

New York compares well against other Great Lakes states on environmental issues, according to a report released last week. But as David Sommerstein reports, the study says...  Go to full article

Ephemeral Wetlands

Biologists are becoming concerned about the disappearance of a habitat for wildlife that can be found in rural areas, in sprawling suburbs, and even in cities. The...  Go to full article

North Country Dairy Industry Considers Its Future

Stakeholders in the North Country dairy industry are hoping a series of meeting will help them develop a strategy for keeping area agricultural businesses successful. More...  Go to full article

500 Farms Lost in New York in 2001

An estimated 500 farms and a million acres of farmland were lost in New York State last year, according to figures released by the state's Agricultural Statistics Service. ...  Go to full article

Adirondack Counties Added to Drought Watch

State officials have added eight counties in the Adirondacks to areas listed under a drought watch. The lack of snowfall this season is causing concerns that the situation...  Go to full article

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