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Wolf-like animal seen roaming in northern Arizona
Wolves have been absent from the Grand Canyon region since the 1940s.

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Strong winds knock out power in Pacific Northwest
Seattle saw sustained winds as high as 60 mph on Saturday. Gusts were as strong as 49 mph at Portland International Airport.
Prospects dim on settlement for all wheat claims
No agreement has been reached in the lawsuits filed by non-soft white wheat plaintiffs against St. Louis-based Monsanto Co.
SUNY Cobleskill gets new agricultural center
The 93,000-square-foot center includes a meat processing lab, taxidermy lab, fish hatcheries, four greenhouses and a conservatory.
Lawyer urges judge to invalidate Big Isle GMO law
The plaintiffs want to invalidate an ordinance that went into effect in December banning new cultivation of any genetically modified crops and testing of GMO crops unless in enclosed spaces such as greenhouses. They argue the county ordinance is...
Judge to hear arguments in Big Island GMO lawsuit
Agriculture groups and farmers filed a lawsuit in federal court in June seeking to overturn the law, which went into effect in December.
New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor
This month, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina said it “does not condone the use of child labor” and said tobacco growers and farm labor contractors should not employ workers under 16 years old.
Michigan warns of Serrano peppers with salmonella
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday issued a consumer advisory for the peppers.
N.Y. grants $17.6 million to protect 21 farms
The funds will help preserve 21 farms in 12 counties, bringing the total acreage under the farmland protection program to approximately 59,000 acres.
N. Dakota durum harvest, winter wheat planting near end
The harvests of many late-season crops including soybeans and potatoes also are nearing completion
Texas State Fair sets food, ride sales record
Temperatures that were largely mild and few storms helped bolster the 24-day event, which wrapped up Sunday.