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Caution urged after bird flu turns up in Wyoming goose
Businesses and individuals who keep domestic fowl should keep wild birds away from their flocks and be sure to disinfect equipment, clean cages regularly and change food and water daily.

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U.S. honey production up in 2014, but colony losses continue
U.S. honey production up in 2014, but colony losses continue
Good conditions boosted U.S. honey production in 2014, but beekeepers are still experiencing high colony losses.
Appeals court sets hearing on Obama immigration injunction
The Justice Department earlier this month filed an emergency motion with the 5th Circuit, asking it to lift the preliminary injunction against the president's immigration actions.
USDA wants to redefine farming, limit subsidies
USDA wants to redefine farming, limit subsidies
USDA proposes that farms must document that their managers put in 500 hours of substantial management work annually or 25 percent of the time necessary for the success of the farming operation to qualify.
Bill would create organic-type labels for non-GMO foods
The proposed government-certified label would allow companies that want to advertise their foods as GMO-free to do so, but it would not be mandatory for others.
Coalition challenges agencies’ science on sage grouse
Coalition challenges agencies’ science on sage grouse
A western coalition of public lands stakeholders has filed formal challenges against three Department of Interior agencies regarding the integrity of the science being used to make decisions about sage grouse conservation.
School lunch fruit cup has extra wiggle
The distributor told the school that pesticide use is limited and as a result, "organic matter" can appear.
Farm cancels Easter egg hunt over bird flu worries
The farm is taking its cue from the USDA, saying a human who has come in contact with an infected bird could spread the disease to the farm.
Colombia drug debate revived over herbicide
In Colombia a fierce debate has raged over a program that has sprayed more than 4 million acres with glyphosate in the past two decades to kill coca plants.
Rural county finds booming business in organic grains
Organic grain farmers turn to a rural elevator to store their wheat, barley, oats and corn harvested in northern Colorado, southeastern Wyoming and western Nebraska.
Judge: Sanctions possible in Obama immigration court case
The judge chided a Justice Department attorney for telling him at a January hearing before the injunction was issued that nothing would be happening with regard to one key part of Obama’s actions, an expansion of the 2012 Deferred Action for...