- Giant Eagle recalls pecan, walnut cookies over milk labeling Updated: May-03-16 10:46 am
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient.
- 1st wolverine in more than a century found in North Dakota Updated: May-03-16 9:53 am
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department says a wolverine has been confirmed in the state for the first time in more than a century.
- Moving landing: Lowcountry boat landing in another county Updated: May-03-16 7:47 am
SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina - It seems Dorchester County has lost a boat landing.
- Harrison Co. residents object to oyster farm proposal Updated: May-03-16 6:33 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A plan by the Department of Marine Resources to lease out a section of Bay of St. Louis to oyster farming is drawing concerns from Harrison County residents.
- North Dakota man plows Prince's symbol in farm field Updated: May-02-16 9:25 pm
EDGELEY, North Dakota - A retiree in a tiny community in North Dakota has paid tribute to Prince in perhaps the most unique way a farmer can.
- Bovine TB found in southeastern Indiana beef cattle herd Updated: May-02-16 5:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana officials say a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana will be destroyed after the disease was found in six steers at a Pennsylvania slaughterhouse.
- NC lawmaker sued as farm workers claim some wages unpaid Updated: May-02-16 5:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Seven Mexican farm laborers are suing a North Carolina legislator, claiming they weren't paid wages due from working on the lawmaker's crops.
- Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms Updated: May-02-16 4:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The last remaining quarantine imposed last winter on southwestern Indiana poultry farms swept by a bird flu outbreak has been lifted, a step officials hope prompts nations that banned poultry imports from the state or entire U.S. to end those sanctions.
- Lobster fishing to be restricted in bid to save population Updated: May-02-16 3:12 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be the subject of a battery of new regulations to try to save the crustacean's population locally.
- Labor contractor must pay $7.6M for mistreating farmworkers Updated: May-02-16 1:38 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A federal judge has ordered a farm labor contractor to pay $7.6 million in damages for a pattern of subjecting Thai farmworkers in the state of Washington to a hostile work environment, harassment and discrimination.
- Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life Updated: May-02-16 9:49 am
NICKERSON, Nebraska - Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs.
- Study says Massachusetts farmers lack succession plan Updated: May-02-16 9:35 am
LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts - Bill Broderick's family has owned Sunny Crest Orchards in Sterling for almost 150 years.
- Man charged with animal cruelty after 143 alpacas found dead Updated: May-02-16 6:50 am
MARATHON, New York - Authorities say a man has been charged with animal cruelty after an investigation uncovered more than 140 alpacas had died on a central New York farm over several months.
- Tax receipts on farm machinery fall in agriculture slowdown Updated: May-01-16 12:34 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's sales tax collections on farm equipment have fallen from record highs in recent years as profits in the agriculture sector decline, a slide that has forced farmers to tighten budgets and caused sales slumps for machinery dealers.
- More gypsy moth spraying in Portland area on Sunday, Monday Updated: May-01-16 9:46 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Oregon Department of Agriculture says it will be spraying for gypsy moths in north and northwest Portland on Sunday and Monday. This is the third and final round of spraying in the area.
- As researchers fret, Devil's Hole pupfish just keep swimming Updated: Apr-30-16 11:10 am
LAS VEGAS - For one of the world's most endangered species, the Devil's Hole pupfish is having a pretty good year.
- 8 killed in 1982 Investor murders remembered in exhibit Updated: Apr-30-16 7:01 am
BELLINGHAM, Washington - Does the time ever come when a community stops remembering a murdered group of its own? In the case of Blaine, possibly not.
- Argentina floods swamp soy crop; some must commute by boat Updated: Apr-29-16 7:20 pm
VILLA PARANACITO, Argentina - Water levels in the flooded town of Villa Paranacito have risen so much that the best way for residents to commute is by boat.
- State inspectors say remaining Lebanon chickens healthy Updated: Apr-29-16 6:25 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut agriculture officials say the remaining chickens at a Lebanon egg farm which suffered a devastating fire this week are healthy and their eggs are safe for humans to eat.
- Polish firm cuts contracts with 2 stud farms amid turmoil Updated: Apr-29-16 6:13 pm
WARSAW, Poland - A private Polish company said it has ended its contracts with two well-known state-owned stud farms after managers were replaced by the government, highlighting the turmoil surrounding the farms that feature Arabian and other horses.
- Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns Updated: Apr-29-16 4:40 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The police department in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border is inflicted by an entrenched culture of following sect leader edicts at the expense of the constitutional rights of nonbelievers and should be disbanded, the federal government recommended Friday in a new court filing.
- NYC exhibition: 4 whaling paintings by J.M.W. Turner Updated: Apr-29-16 7:53 am
NEW YORK - Four whaling paintings by the British artist J.M.W. Turner will be united for the first time in an upcoming exhibition in New York City.
- Australia blocks farm sale to Chinese over national interest Updated: Apr-29-16 3:01 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation's largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea.
- Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead Updated: Apr-28-16 6:57 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.
- Senate passes $40M aid bill for flood-devastated farmers Updated: Apr-28-16 5:13 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Senate has approved a bill providing $40 million to South Carolina farmers devastated by last fall's flooding.