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Agriculture

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  • Moth never seen in U.S. before found in Baltimore

    Moth never seen in U.S. before found in Baltimore
    An agriculturally destructive moth species never before seen in the United States was found in a shipment of Chinese soybeans at the port of Baltimore, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday. The insect species, Nemapogon gersimovi,...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...
  • Volunteer profile: Jan Keller Schultz

    Volunteer profile: Jan Keller Schultz
    Name: Jan Keller Schultz Age: 62 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: The Nuestro Center offers multiple services to the community including...
  • Fall training means you can join the ranks of green-thumb master gardeners

    Fall training means you can join the ranks of green-thumb master gardeners
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the national cooperative extension system — a fitting time to spotlight the master gardeners who play a large role in the organization's goals to assist and educate gardeners everywhere, especially in...
  • Elmhurst increases regulations for some home construction

    Elmhurst increases regulations for some home construction
    Calling it a start on flood control, Elmhurst aldermen voted 12-to-1 to require on-site stormwater detention for any increase in storm runoff when replacing an existing single-family home. "This is a start – it's a good start and it's a fair...
  • Time to evaluate magnet programs in Harford schools [Editorial]

    The newest of the magnet programs for advanced high school students in Harford County saw its first class of graduates earn their diplomas this spring. At North Harford High School, the 35 students enrolled in the Natural Resources and Agricultural...
  • Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history

    Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history
    Orland Park received an unusual donation in April: a collection of Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and knives more than 1,000 years old, all found within the village. Lester Marszalek, president of Greater Oak Lawn Diggers and an...
  • Annapolis police officer not guilty of assault

    Annapolis police officer not guilty of assault
    A high-ranking Annapolis police officer was found not guilty Tuesday of assaulting his wife at their home in Easton. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged with second-degree assault on April 4. Easton police said the alleged victim told police the...
  • Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal

    Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal
    More residents turned up at the Geneva City Council meeting Monday night to urge the aldermen to ask the Illinois attorney general to investigate the city's electric deal with Prairie State. A handful of Geneva residents said they plan to continue to...
  • Dads are free at Sigal Museum on Father's Day

     
    Bring Dad to the Sigal Museum on Father's Day to see the Easton museum’s newest exhibit "Heart and Soil: Our Farmers, Our Legacy," on dispay through Oct. 13. Photographer Rick Smith’s 10 year project was documenting local farms and farming...
  • Living Here: Isle of Wight

    Living Here: Isle of Wight
    A country world exists just a short drive across the James River Bridge from Newport News. Instead of pavement and strip malls, Isle of Wight County is still mostly tree and crops. It's largely rural, with an estimated 85 to 89 percent of its land...