|State postpones slashing milk subsidies|
Bangor Daily News - 1/23/2009.AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s 330 dairy farmers dodged a collective blow this week when proposed deep cuts to state milk subsidies were shelved until May, when they will be reviewed anew.
|The power of berries|
The New York Times - 1/22/2009.Several studies show that people who eat diets high in fruits and vegetables have lower cancer rates. Now a large body of research suggests that berries may be among the most potent cancer-fighting fruits.
|Legislative panel suggests slashing milk subsidies|
Bangor Daily News - 1/21/2009.AUGUSTA, Maine — State legislators on the Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation Committee on Tuesday took the unprecedented step of recommending that price supports to Maine’s dairy farmers be slashed by $4.8 million.