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Robotic milkers produce big data for UConn's lauded dairy herd

Joe Cooper |

Robotic milking technology is helping make UConn's nationally acclaimed dairy cow herd healthier and potentially more productive.

Meriden aquaponics firm scores $500K investment for New Haven expansion

Joe Cooper |

Meriden-based Trifecta Ecosystems, an aquaponics technology company and indoor farm, has received a $500,000 investment to grow its aquatic systems in the New Haven region.

CT restores $1.4M in previously cut farm aid

Joe Cooper |

The state is restoring $1.4 million in aid to Connecticut's dairy farmers after cutting the funding during the passage of the biennial state budget last fall, the governor announced.

DeLauro: Cut farm bill handouts to the wealthy, not food stamps


The U.S. House is about to vote on a farm bill that will reduce eligibility for food stamps, a move that has caused a partisan split, with most Democratic lawmakers opposing the legislation.

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