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Washington: The Washington State Legislature has authorized the Small Farm Internship Pilot Project to let farms in Skagit and San Juan counties with annual sales of less than $250,000 enroll in a one-year pilot project that allows up to three farm interns to work on a farm with the goal of learning about farming practices.

Corporate Farming Notes

On March 31, 2011, the Illinois Supreme Court denied a request by Helping Others Maintain Environmental Standards (HOMES) to review an appellate court decision rendered in December 2010, which denied HOMES’ petition to stop construction of California dairy Magnate A.J. Bos’ mega-dairy near Nora, Illinois.


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