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Agriculture News For March, 2018

  • Maple syrup season gets early start in parts of New England
    Date: March 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The annual maple season got off to another early start with warmups in parts of New England, and producers are hopeful the recent cold and snow will extend it. Some producers in Vermont, the country's largest producer of maple syrup, have been going strong and producing a fair amount since about mid-February, but historically the season has been later, said Matt Gordon, executive director of the Vermont Maple Sugar Producers Association."

  • Missouri turkey farm quarantined after bird flu detected
    Date: March 08, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the first commercial case of bird flu in the country this year has been confirmed at a turkey farm in southwestern Missouri. USDA spokeswoman Lyndsay Cole said Thursday that the H7N1 avian influenza, a low-pathogenic form, was detected through pre-slaughter testing on a farm in Jasper County that houses 20,000 turkeys."

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