BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Solitary standing cornstalks in a field in Deerfield, Massachusetts. Martha Ackmann noticed many fields had a handful of stalks that hadn't been cut down, and wondered why.
Martha Ackmann / Courtesy Martha Ackmann

 


You’ve seen them, no doubt.  Those solitary corn stalks standing alone in a field. 

While the U.S. dairy industry has welcomed the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, Canadian farmers say it will further erode a support system that has kept markets strong and many dairy producers profitable.  

The state of Vermont’s sterling reputation on Wall Street took a modest hit Tuesday when Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the state’s general obligation bond rating.

Marijuana plants.
Jesse Costa / WBUR

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has granted final licenses to a pair of independent testing laboratories. 

MGM's Mike Mathis (second from left) gives a tour of the casino site to officials including Governor Charlie Baker and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno.
Mark M. Murray / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Executives at MGM Springfield have not made many political donations this election season, but they do have some favorite politicians.

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