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Technology, temporary help keeps farmers on job longer


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Trump Administration prepared to help farmers as new tariffs loom


Crop losses expected to be high due to flooding


Woman holds essay contest to give away farm in Chatham County



 

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Missing Alabama mother found dead under mattress

Tiffany Smitherman Osborne was found dead under a mattress in Bessemer, Alabama, on April 1, 2020. She was last seen walking to Carson’s Convenience store in Midfield, Alabama, around 11 p.m. on February 17, 2020. Her cell phone and wallet were left at the house. She has a newborn and two young children. The Midfield Police Department and the Bessemer Police Department are investigating.

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine released early from jail amid coronavirus health concerns

The artist, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, suffers from asthma and is vulnerable to the deadly virus.

Coronavirus deaths in U.S. surge to over 6,000

Colorado’s governor warns the death rate in that state is rising faster than any other. Georgia’s governor finally issued a stay-at-home order, but roughly a dozen states have still not done so. The FDA has changed blood donation guidelines in hopes of preventing a national shortage.

Cuomo warns New York will run out of ventilators in 6 days

As New York state’s death toll surpassed 2,000, Governor Andrew Cuomo warned that the state has less than a week until it runs out of ventilators. To ease the strain, New York City paramedics are no longer taking patients to hospitals unless they have a pulse.

Farmworkers ask for 'help to feel safe' during pandemic

"Everyone that works here works to survive," says a farm laborer in California. "All I ask is for a little help to feel safe."