Daily Archives: July 3, 2013

Farm Bureau seeks ruling on farmyard stormwater

July 3, 2013
Farm Bureau seeks ruling on farmyard stormwater

WASHINGTON — The American Farm Bureau Federation has asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia to determine that livestock and poultry farmers do not need Clean Water Act discharge permits for ordinary stormwater runoff from their farmyards. The joint motion, filed July 1 by AFBF, West Virginia Farm Bureau...

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USDA: Wet spring won’t affect predicted corn crop

July 3, 2013
USDA: Wet spring won’t affect predicted corn crop

The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — The annual June acreage report from USDA shows no reduction in the number of acres planted in corn, despite a soggy spring. The annual report, based on interviews with thousands of farmers and compared with March’s planting intentions report, is viewed as an accurate indication of what...

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Eating chicken as a teenager could reduce risk of colon cancer

July 3, 2013
Eating chicken as a teenager could reduce risk of colon cancer

WASHINGTON — A new study published has linked chicken consumption during teenage years to a lowered risk in colon cancer, reports the National Chicken Council. The study of more than 20,000 women found that those who ate more chicken as teens had a lower risk of colorectal adenomas, which are benign tumors that can...

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