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  • Ehrlich's hypothetical arguments don't ring true [Letter]

    Ehrlich's hypothetical arguments don't ring true [Letter]
    I am grateful to columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for bringing to my attention the deplorable conditions inflicted on entrepreneurs by President Barack Obama ("Building a business is bad under Obama," May11). I admit to being a bit surprised that such...
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
  • Agribusiness lies about welfare of pregnant pigs

    When I read the letter in the Saturday edition of The Sun "Pregnant pigs treated humanely" (Sept. 22), I had to laugh out loud when I read the name of the person who wrote the letter. Rick Berman is a well-known hired gun who uses front groups, such as...
  • Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry

    Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry
    On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens. The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
  • Taking a stand, losing the farm

    ENTERPRISE, Ala. - In this rural town with the can-do name, the ugliness began with a showdown. In late 1995, 39 chicken farmers decided to say no to ConAgra, the nation's fifth largest poultry processor. The farmers said the company's new contract was...
  • The plucking of the American chicken farmer

    To Ed Probst, the poultry company's invitation sounded like the fulfillment of a dream: Come on down to Alabama and be a chicken farmer. Share the wealth. Be your own boss. Having scanned the horizon of America's poultry empire from the plains of Delmarva...
  • Unprotected and alone

    When competing against his fellow chicken growers for Piedmont Poultry, farmer Lloyd West played by the rules, and for years it did nothing but cost him money. Eventually he found out why. Some of the other farmers were cheating - falsely reporting lower...
  • Letter: Sludge permit is concerning

    To the Editor: I am writing with some concerns in reference to the Synagrow LCC Permit #VPA-00584. If you google and research this company you will find that they have had several lawsuits after pollution issues. This company has applied for a sludge...
  • Letter: Thank you, New Kent Supervisors for opposing sludge permit

    To the Editor: I wanted to write a short thank you to the New Kent Board of Supervisors for voting to oppose an industrial sludge application the Synagro company had submitted to the Virginia DEQ. This permit would allow land application of solids and...
  • New Kent urges State Water Control Board to deny sludge permit

    New Kent urges State Water Control Board to deny sludge permit
    NEW KENT — The New Kent Board of Supervisors is not in support of spreading industrial sludge in the county. "If the Chesapeake Bay Foundation says that it is not safe enough to dump this in the Chesapeake Bay, then it's not safe enough to dump on...
  • Editorial: NK Supervisors is right to encourage denial of sludge permit

    Kudos to the New Kent County Board of Supervisors for voting Monday night to urge the State Water Control Board (SWCB) to deny a Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) sludge permit that would allow Synagro, LLC to apply industrial residuals to 16,...
  • Justice Department seeks more info on Tyson, Hillshire deal

    Justice Department seeks more info on Tyson, Hillshire deal
    Tyson Foods Inc. and Hillshire Brands Co. said that they have received requests for additional information from the U.S. Department of Justice regarding Tyson's plan to buy Hillshire. The so-called second requests relate to just a "very small portion" of...