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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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State Announces $4.9-million In Farm Recovery Funds

Connecticut farms across the state that experienced weather damage over the summer are sharing $4.9 million in emergency state assistance.

10/31/2013

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Blizzard Blamed For $1.8-million In Ag Building Damage In Connecticut

Federal officials estimate about $1.8-million worth of farm buildings were lost in Connecticut because of the blizzard.

02/13/2013

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Sleigh Rides through Connecticut

By Dani Frank A scenic sleigh ride is the perfect activity to celebrate winter in your area. Connecticut in the summer is a verdant landscape of flowers enjoyed by all, particularly deer. Come fall, flowers […]

12/24/2011

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Lack Of Slaughterhouse In Region Concerns Region’s Farmers

With few slaughterhouses in New England equipped to process beef on a large scale, Paul Miller ships cattle from his dairy farm in eastern Connecticut about 300 miles to a meatpacker in Pennsylvania.

06/03/2011

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Bill Would Ease Permit Requirements for Farmers’ Markets

The Connecticut House has passed a bill allowing farmers to pay only one local health permit fee to sell their goods at farmers markets throughout the state.

05/26/2011

New England Farmers Reminded To Remember Winter Business

An organizer of a Connecticut winter market is advising New England farmers to not ignore the business potential of the coldest season of the year.

03/03/2011

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