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Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Detected In Connecticut

Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Detected In Connecticut

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) was detected in Prospect, CT on July 16, 2012 by staff members at CAES. The identification has been confirmed by federal regulatory officials in the USDA Animal and Plant Health...

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Connecticut Horses Being Dumped On Rescue Groups As Economy Pressures Owners To Give Up Pets

April 29, 2012
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Copyright CtWatchdog.com 2012 Mary Tyler Moore recently remarked she’d like to come back as a horse in her next life. Not a good choice, even in Connecticut, which has a reputation for being one of the wealthiest states in the nation. Many horse owners are eliminating the feedbag and basic care so they can...

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Ct Farmers Get $1 million Grant Awards

February 24, 2012
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Ct Farmers Get $1 million Grant Awards

Connecticut  Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky today announced state investments in agriculture as part of an ongoing grant program that will expand and advance Connecticut’s agricultural economy. Sixteen agricultural producers, thirteen non-profit agricultural organizations, and seven municipalities from throughout the state have been awarded Connecticut Agriculture Viability Grants, designed to strengthen Connecticut’s agricultural job...

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Coventry Farmers Market Agreement Settled

February 9, 2012
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Coventry Farmers Market Agreement Settled

Connecticut Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky announced to-day that the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, Connecticut Landmarks (which oversees the Nathan Hale Homestead), and the Town of Coventry have worked out a new, ten-year arrangement that will bring the farmers’ market back to the Hale Homestead for the summer season. “This is excellent news for...

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