agriculture

Holiday market expands opportunities for farmers

Holiday market expands opportunities for farmers

Locally grown and freshly produced produce was sold at the Holiday Farmers Market, organized by South Carolina State University’s 1890 Research and Extension Program. The event took place in the lower level lobby of SC State’s Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium. SC State 1890 staff and local farmers provided customers with live food demonstrations and …

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As railroad strike looms, U.S. industry braces for impact

As railroad strike looms, U.S. industry braces for impact

(NewsNation) – American consumers and almost all American industries will be affected if freight trains stop next month. One of the railroad’s largest unions rejected a deal on Monday, joining three others who did not approve the contracts due to concerns about demanding schedules and a lack of paid sick leave. This increases the risk …

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Chicken prices are finally starting to come down.  You can thank busy roosters |  CNN Business

Chicken prices are finally starting to come down. You can thank busy roosters | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Over the past year, while some meat prices have fallen, chicken prices have remained stubbornly high. High demand, supply issues and even breeding issues with underperforming roosters kept the pressure on. The supply shortage has even prompted some restaurants, like Wingstop, to experiment with less popular items like thighs. But …

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