Humongous Horns: Texas Longhorn From Alabama Sets Guinness World Record — News : NPR

This steer isn’t much different from other Texas longhorns except it holds a world record. Poncho Via’s horns were measured at nearly 11-feet wide, that’s longer than the Statue of Liberty’s face.(Image credit: The Pope Family)

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CDFW to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Dungeness Crab Trap Gear Retrieval Program — CDFW News

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is developing regulations to implement a retrieval program for lost or abandoned commercial Dungeness crab gear. A public hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on June 25, 2019 at the CDFW Monterey Office at 20 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Monterey, Calif. At the initial public hearing in […]

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Attracting Birds Part 3 — The Peterborough & Area Master Gardeners

By Judy Bernard, Master Gardener I hope you’ve enjoyed my first two blogs about attracting birds. In this one I’ll talk about your garden. To keep the birds coming year round, they need to be provided with an environment that accommodates their changing requirements. Native trees, shrubs and flowers that grow naturally in the forests […]

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Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight — TIME

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham won’t get a piece of a $16 billion aid package to offset his losses and he can’t fall…

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40 Retired Racehorses Removed From San Jacinto Ranch Due to Alleged Neglect, Starvation — KTLA

Animal control officers are considering whether to suggest criminal charges after about 40 retired racehorses were removed from a San Jacinto sanctuary that is accused of neglecting and starving the animals. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports Monday that many of the horses taken from the California Equine Retirement Foundation were so skinny that their ribs were protruding. The…

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