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A frost-damaged apple blossom.
A frost-damaged apple blossom.

Weather challenges fruit growers

New York's fruit growers are suffering through an uncertain time. The freak snow storm Monday only added to that uncertainty. The Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports.

(Support for the Innovation Trail comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The Innovation Trail is a collaboration between five upstate public media outlets, reporting on New York's innovation economy.  Go to full article

Sen. Clinton Calls for Stronger Food Safety Provisions

Americans should expect the government to do more to protect the nation's food supply. That's what Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton told a gathering Monday at Cornell University. Clinton is calling for increasing the number of food inspectors and creating a single federal agency responsible for food safety--tasks that are currently shared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Agriculture. She talked about food safety during a town hall meeting in Potsdam last month.  Go to full article

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