1. Coon Dog Killer

It takes a sorry fella to gun down another man’s dog. When Newell Gill’s coon dogs strayed and treed on posted property, the landowner played judge-and-jury, killing one of Newell’s dogs on the spot. (Seark Today)

2. Food Labels: Devil in the Details

The biggest problem with the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food? “Congress is among the loosest of loose cannons, and once it is engaged in crafting legislation, given the reality of low scientific literacy and political horse-trading, there’s no telling where we’ll end up.” (Forbes)

3. Feral Leviathan

One hunter, one .308, and one less 500-pound invasive beast. (Daily Mail)

 

From the "10" archives

10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 10

10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 6

10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 3

 

4. Pope Loves His Plonk

What country is guzzling the most wine per capita? France … Italy … US? Try the Vatican’s 800 residents — and it ain’t just communion wine. (The Financial Express)

5. EPA’s Permit Planet

Got a permit for that ditch? Precisely which water sources will need a permit under Clean Water Act regulations? Agricultural exemptions may not mean much when it comes to EPA interpretation of the fine print. (New York Times)