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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....
  • Organic Pioneer Award recipients to be recognized at Rodale Institute event Sept. 13

    Rodale Institute is hosting the Organic Pioneer Awards at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The event honors individuals who lead the way in growing the organic industry, according to the institute's website. Honorees are selected based on their pioneering...
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Don't expect much from unregulated regulators

    The seeds of this article were planted in my brain some 30 odd years ago, when I did a consulting project for the United State Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, for which they contracted to pay me $2,500. Three months after delivery...
  • Factbox: Marina Silva's economic proposals for Brazil

    (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva has little experience with economic policy, but her advisers promise a more orthodox, business-friendly approach than leftist President Dilma Rousseff has taken. Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca, an...
  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • Heifer Intl. Honors Diane Lane

    Actress Diane Lane got involved with Heifer Intl. six years ago, shortly after she and her daughter, Eleanor Lambert, attended a party for the charity at Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson's house. Other guests included wandering chicks, goats and a llama....
  • Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Russian watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Key to securing portfolio is building excellent 'moat'

    One of the central maxims of billionaire investor Warren Buffett is that you want to buy stock in companies that have good moats. We all know what a castle moat does: It keeps out invaders. What Buffett is referring to is an impregnable barrier that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chrysalis Center Creates A Food Forest

    Can you imagine eating your way through a forest of healthy food? As part of Chrysalis Center's ongoing commitment to creating innovative approaches to helping people overcome hunger and poverty, the social services agency becomes the first organization...