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Switzerland rejects initiative to ban factory farming

Switzerland rejects initiative to ban factory farming

Some of the 18,000 Lohmann Classic laying hens at Gallipool Frasses farm can be seen in the standstill area before the vote to ban factory farming in Lemont, Switzerland, on September 16, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Voters reject proposal to ban factory farming They grudgingly …

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U.S. railroads to halt grain shipments ahead of possible shutdown: agriculture sources

U.S. railroads to halt grain shipments ahead of possible shutdown: agriculture sources

CHICAGO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Some U.S. railroad companies will begin halting crop shipments on Thursday, possibly a day early, and that threatens to halt operations a day earlier, sources at the American Agricultural Association and two grain cooperatives said on Tuesday. Livestock export and feed transportation. Shipping disruptions could add to already high inflation …

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One of the 526 standing stones unearthed at the site of La Torre-La Janera, near Huelva in southwestern Spain.

7,500-year-old Spanish ‘Stonehenge’ discovered in future avocado farm

Archaeologists have discovered one of the largest Neolithic standing stone complexes in Europe near the city of Huelva in southwestern Spain, where avocados are planned to be grown. The oldest standing stones – known in many parts of Europe as “stele”, possibly from the Celtic word for “stone” – may be 7,500 years old, and …

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