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Seized animals on road to recovery

The state Dept. of Agriculture is reporting 30 horses and numerous other animals at Fairy Tail Equine in East Hampton seized last week are on the road to recovery. It’s seeking donations for...

E. Hampton breeders' alleged abuses probed

State agriculture authorities say they have seized 32 horses and other animals suffering malnourishment and alleged cruelty at the hands of an East Hampton breeder.

Pirro to lead American Society of Agricultural Consultants

Erin Pirro was recently elected president of the Minnesota-based American Society of Agricultural Consultants at the organization's annual meeting.

S. Windsor greenhouse maker unveils product rebrand

South Windsor's Growers Supply said it has launched a new brand name and logo to connect its array of greenhouse products.

Murphy seeks action on organic agriculture

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is urging the USDA to act on expanding opportunities for organic agriculture. His push comes in the wake of meeting with farmers and agriculture researchers.

Report shows CT's immigrant, native worker job balance

A new report shows where immigrants are more likely to be employed in Connecticut compared to U.S. born workers.

Leader of Bloomfield educational farm retires

The executive director of the 4-H Education Center at Auerfarm in Bloomfield has retired, the farm announced.

Arena-DeRosa wants to end hunger in CT

John Stearns |

The new president and CEO of Foodshare, James Arena-DeRosa, exudes energy, passion and perspective about food security and hunger issues built on a lifetime of helping others.

State investing in assets for artist program

The Department of Economic and Community Development is collaborating with The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art to bring to Connecticut a program that helps artist-entrepreneurs.

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