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State officials say these farm worker homes in Essex County needed an APA permit (Source:  Brian Mann)
State officials say these farm worker homes in Essex County needed an APA permit (Source: Brian Mann)

Farm fight with Adirondack Park Agency draws split decision in early ruling

A state Supreme Court judge issued a split decision this week in the high-profile court fight between an Essex County farmer and the Adirondack Park Agency. In a preliminary ruling, acting state Supreme Court Judge Richard Meyer denied the APA's request that key provisions of the lawsuit be dismissed. But Judge Meyer also rejected key claims made by Lewis Family Farms. Brian Mann has
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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 benefits. Scientists and farmers have found ways to put certain important fatty acids in chicken and pig diets. Now chicken, pork, and even eggs can have lower than average cholesterol. An organic farmer from Northern Illinois is participating in a study that's trying to get beef to catch up to its healthier counterparts. If he succeeds, farmers across the Great Lakes might start varying their grain crops. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Simone Orendain reports.  Go to full article

Organic Farming in Cuba, Part 2

The second in a two-part series from the Great Lakes Radio Consortium on organic farming in Cuba.  Go to full article

Organic Farming in Cuba

The first in a two-part series from the Great Lakes Radio Consortium on organic farming in Cuba.  Go to full article

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