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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2018 


Efforts continue to quell the backlash over President Donald Trump’s changing statements on the Russia summit. Also on the Thursday rundown: protestors are out for Mike Pence’s visit to Missouri; and nobody wants to go, but one option is green burials.

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Public News Service - MA: Sustainable Agriculture

Some New England farmers are concerned the Monsanto-Bayer merger will consolidate control of more than a quarter of the world’s seed and pesticides market.(Liz West.)

BOSTON – The German pharmaceutical and chemical company, Bayer, is known for aspirin, but it is also a key manufacturer of seeds and pesticides. Now it is about to sweep up Monsanto, the U.S.-based agricultural giant. This impacts New England farmers who depend on vegetable seeds. Accord

PHOTO: The Country-of-Origin Labeling law for meat is being challenged by foreign countries and some U.S. organizations. Photo credit: Monique Coppola

BOSTON – Country-of-Origin-Labeling, or COOL, requires labels on meat sold in the U.S. to clearly state where that meat comes from. And it isn’t sitting well with some foreign countries, along with groups in the U.S. that are working to get the rule quashed. Joe Maxwell is a livestock

BOSTON - Students and farmers across the Bay State are winners during the sixth annual Massachusetts Harvest Week that gets under way today. The focus of the week is celebrating the connections between schools and local farms. Schools, colleges and universities across the state are working togethe

BOSTON - Beef. It's what's NOT for dinner at a growing number of restaurants in Massachusetts and around the country, as more establishments work to offer vegetarian options to consumers. A countrywide campaign called "Meatless Mondays" encourages diners to explore plant-based menu options once a w

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