Tag: Agriculture

$1M in fines after nitrogen kills 6 at Georgia poultry plant

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ATLANTA — Federal workplace safety officials are proposing nearly $1 million in fines against four companies following a January liquid nitrogen leak that killed...

$1M in fines after nitrogen kills 6 at Georgia poultry plant

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ATLANTA — Federal workplace safety officials are proposing nearly $1 million in fines against four companies following a January liquid nitrogen leak that killed...

Unilever chief says company ‘fully committed’ to Israel

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JERUSALEM — The chief executive of Unilever on Thursday said the global consumer goods giant remains “fully committed” to doing business in Israel, distancing...

Bin there, done that: Cockatoos learn to lift trash lids

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WASHINGTON — A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but...

Family farm swaps cows for goats amid changed dairy industry

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HYDE PARK, Vt. — Grappling with a changed industry, two brothers operating their family's dairy farm in Vermont have made the drastic decision to...

2 killed in helicopter crash in Ukraine

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KYIV, Ukraine — A helicopter crashed in Ukraine on Saturday, killing both crew members, officials said. ...

J.T. Poston leads PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship.

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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — J.T. Poston shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. ...

What pairs with beetle? Startups seek to make bugs tasty

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LONDON — Tiziana Di Costanzo makes pizza dough from scratch, mixing together flour, yeast, a pinch of salt, a dash of olive oil and...

Scallop harvest to decline again this year, but still strong

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PORTLAND, Maine — Fishermen are harvesting fewer scallops off the East Coast as the population of the valuable shellfish appears to be on the...

Prosecutor rejects new defense info in Mollie Tibbetts case

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — A prosecutor rejected defense claims Thursday that the 2018 killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts could be connected...