Daily Archives: April 17, 2013

A new case in China adds unknowns to bird flu

April 17, 2013
A new case in China adds unknowns to bird flu

The Associated Press BEIJING — A new case of bird flu in China’s capital, a 4-year-old boy who displayed no symptoms, is adding to the unknowns about the latest outbreak that has caused 63 confirmed cases and 14 deaths, health officials said April 15. The boy, who tested positive for the H7N9 virus, is...

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Farm Bureau sends farm bill proposal to Capitol Hill

April 17, 2013
Farm Bureau sends farm bill proposal to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — The American Farm Bureau Federation has sent a farm bill proposal to Capitol Hill. Approved by the AFBF board of firectors, the proposal offers a diverse mix of risk management and safety net tools to benefit a wide range of farms and it saves $23 billion compared to the cost of continuing...

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Georgia Poultry Federation plans Spring Meeting

April 17, 2013
Georgia Poultry Federation plans Spring Meeting

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The 2013 Annual Spring Meeting of the Georgia Poultry Federation will be held the weekend of April 19-21 at Legacy Lodge, Lake Lanier Islands, Buford, Ga. The non-profit Research & Service Exhibits will open at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Regular exhibitors are: AgGeorgia Farm Credit, Georgia Poultry Federation, Georgia...

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