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Federal reps fighting for right to call CT cheese feta

In response to concerns raised by Connecticut dairy farmers, the state's congressional delegation is pushing for the right for cheese produced locally to be called feta or gorgonzala.

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.

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