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Agriculture

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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....
  • China's November industrial profits suffer sharpest fall in 27 months

    Chinese industrial profits dropped 4.2 percent in November to 676.12 billion yuan ($108.85 billion), official data showed on Saturday, the biggest annual decline since August 2012 as the economy hit major unexpected headwinds in the second half. Despite...
  • Steps to start planning for your spring garden

    Steps to start planning for your spring garden
    It's officially winter. With the passing of the winter solstice last Sunday, we have finally reached the point where the days once again start getting longer. So as you recover from Christmas, start thinking about your spring garden. Start your 2015...
  • Blotter: Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 54-year-old Long Grove man was arrested at 12:22 a.m. Dec. 3 on Route 41 at Route 60. He was charged with DUI and DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08. A 20-year-old Chicago man was...
  • New $25 federal duck stamp aims to raise funds for habitat

    President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014, increasing the price of the stamp to $25 and boosting the prospects for more U.S. wildlife habitat. On the same day, he signed the Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act to expand...
  • Renewable Energy Companies Use New Clout in Statehouses

    WASHINGTON Earlier this year, Ohio became the first state to freeze a scheduled increase in the amount of electricity that must be generated by wind, solar and other renewable sources. The move gave advocates of repealing states' mandatory green energy...
  • Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard

    Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard
    A rabbit in our yard is eating everything, including bark from the trees and shrubs. We have an enclosed yard, and he lives under a deck. How can we keep him from eating our plants? Can we get him out of the yard? You can deter rabbits from vegetable or...
  • Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers

    Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers
    If your year-end routine includes reviewing your finances and looking for new investment opportunities, take a deep breath before buying into medical marijuana or virtual currencies, state banking officials suggest. The Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Santa pays a visit to retirement facility

    Santa pays a visit to retirement facility
    Santa Claus made an early round as he visited seniors at the Avalon Park Retirement Residence in Hollywood. Santa and his elves were from Elder Services Resource Network, a networking group of professionals in the senior services industry. Each year,...
  • Ethan Basore

    Ethan Basore
    Q: Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program? A: I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to...
  • Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest

    Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Jewelry valued at $75,000 was stolen between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 out of a home on the 200 block of Gale Avenue. A basement door had been forced open for...