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Online grocery competition heats up in CT

Matt Pilon |

Online grocery shopping competition is heating up in Connecticut with several new players entering the market.

S. Windsor preserves 50 farm acres

Gregory Seay |

The town of South Windsor says about 50 acres of rich farmland within its borders will be permanently set aside for agricultural use.

Robotic milkers produce big data for UConn's lauded dairy herd

Joe Cooper |

Robotic milking technology is helping make UConn's nationally acclaimed dairy cow herd healthier and potentially more productive.

Meriden aquaponics firm scores $500K investment for New Haven expansion

Joe Cooper |

Meriden-based Trifecta Ecosystems, an aquaponics technology company and indoor farm, has received a $500,000 investment to grow its aquatic systems in the New Haven region.

CT restores $1.4M in previously cut farm aid

Joe Cooper |

The state is restoring $1.4 million in aid to Connecticut's dairy farmers after cutting the funding during the passage of the biennial state budget last fall, the governor announced.

DeLauro: Cut farm bill handouts to the wealthy, not food stamps

ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR |

The U.S. House is about to vote on a farm bill that will reduce eligibility for food stamps, a move that has caused a partisan split, with most Democratic lawmakers opposing the legislation.

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