|Chicken farms are inhumane|
Maine Sunday Telegram - 4/19/2009.Letter to editor by Robin Watts – The recent undercover investigation by Mercy for Animals at the Quality Egg of New England facility in Turner raises serious ethical questions about the way we treat animals raised for food.
|In springtime our thoughts turn to muck|
Boston Globe - 4/19/2009.By Beth Daley – ROCHESTER, Vt: Harland McKirryher knows mud. The rural postal carrier drives more than 65 miles a day in his Chevy 4x4, dodging slime holes, gunning it through pits of brown goop, and skillfully riding the ruts other tires have carved into the ooze like a knife.
|Fear feeds genetically engineered crop debate|
Bangor Daily News - 4/18/2009.By Sharon Kiley Mack – Augusta, Maine: Legislators on the Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation Committee learned Friday that 12 years after they first began hearing bills on genetically engineered crops, it wasn’t any easier.
|It’s a team effort|
Bangor Daily News - 4/18/2009.By Lynn Ascrizzi – As the two-wheeled cart rumbled behind them, Bonnie and Olivia trotted down Hogback Mountain Road in Montville, their long ears twitching. “You can tell what my mules are thinking by their ears. They know my voice. They’re in a good mood,” said Glenn Whitfield Martin II, known to family and friends as “G.W.”