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By Gail Lapierre

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Silo-filler's disease, caused by exposure to silo gas, is a real risk to farmers this year due to the dry weather. Although New England has been fortunate to have not had the drought conditions that the Midwest has suffered, it has been dry enough to increase nitrates in corn. These high nitrate levels mean a greater potential for silo gas to form from fresh stored silage. more

Sep 17, 2012 8:54 AM The Sun

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Metro Art

It's going to be an intense tick season in Vermont this year. Blame it on the white-footed mouse and the acorns. more

Apr 9, 2012 9:29 AM Sports

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