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Articles by Jim Webster

Rural health care jobs gain

Rural hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities provided more than 1.25 million wage and salary jobs in 2011, accounting for 8.5 percent of rural wage and salary employment, says a new USDA report.
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Chickens

Chicken industry sees trade, ‘animal rights’ concerns

Chicken industry executives had a lot to celebrate at their annual meeting in Washington last week. Their product sales continue to increase at home and abroad. But members of the National Chicken Council remain nervous about uncertain trade policy, a legal workforce, and attacks by animal welfare activists.


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