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Agriculture News For October, 2017

  • Backyard chicken trend leads to more disease infections
    Date: October 19, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. When his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumor."

  • Fall Fun: Pumpkin patches offer family-friendly activities
    Date: October 15, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Cherishing the opportunity to spend some quality time with his family, Matt Gammon enjoyed watching his sons immerse themselves in Pettit Creek Farms' Pumpkin Fest. On Oct. 7, the Acworth resident and his wife, Ashley, visited the Cartersville venue with their two children: Mason, 3, and Ashton, 6. "I rode a camel with both of my kids," Gammon said."

  • Bees
    Date: October 05, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Three-quarters of the honey produced around the world contains nerve agent pesticides that can harm bees and pose a potential health hazard to humans, a study has shown. Scientists who tested 198 honey samples from every continent except Antarctica discovered that 75% were laced with at least one of the neonicotinoid chemicals."

  • Open Farm Tours looks to educate people about sustainable agriculture
    Date: October 03, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Where: Main tour is at 10 farms across a 10-mile area , Central hub and Market Place are at Alladin Nursery, 2905 Freedom Blvd. Cost: Admission is free. Products will be available for purchase at selected farms and at the Market Place."

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