Poultry farming

People attend the Havana International Trade Fair, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. The trade fair is where Cuba puts the best face on of its struggling economy. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
November 06, 2019 - 12:22 pm
HAVANA (AP) — The Havana International Trade Fair is where Cuba puts the best face on its struggling economy. There are state-run restaurants stocked with fresh food; shiny displays of electric motorcycles from traders in Panama; dozens of Cuban government companies offering goods from cigars to...
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In this aerial photo taken Sept. 18, 2018 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an industrial site and a chicken farm outside Wallace, N.C., is seen that has been flooded by the nearby Northeast Cape Fear River following drenching rains from Hurricane Florence. (NOAA via AP)
September 20, 2018 - 9:49 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike at the facility and inundated a large lake. Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Thursday that...
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FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, file photo flooded vehicles sit on a closed section of Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., where the Lumber river overflowed following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but local authorities say people shouldn’t rely on them. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
September 17, 2018 - 3:33 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Throwing a lifeline to a city surrounded by floodwaters, emergency crews delivered food and water to Wilmington on Monday as rescuers picked up more people stranded by Hurricane Florence and the storm's remnants took aim at the densely populated Northeast. The death toll...
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Hog farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 16, 2018 - 5:40 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. "The risk to life is rising with the angry waters," Gov. Roy Cooper declared as...
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March 25, 2018 - 11:18 am
Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed into law a bill aimed at luring large-scale poultry processors to set up shop in Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Colyer signed the bill last week. It passed in the Senate last month and in the House March 12. It greatly expands the number of chickens...
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Dreamstime
February 02, 2018 - 2:52 pm
Two bills have been introduced in the Kansas Legislature to give the public more say about proposed large-scale poultry processing facilities in their communities. The legislation announced Thursday comes in the wake of outrage last year over a proposed Tyson Foods poultry plant near Tonganoxie...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Three state lawmakers who represent parts of Leavenworth County have scheduled a public forum to discuss a proposal from Tyson Foods Inc. to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie. The forum comes amid opposition to the plant from Tonganoxie residents...
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