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Agriculture

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  • Eric Silagy: Arbitrary mandates hinder smart energy conservation

    At Florida Power & Light Co., we take pride in helping Florida compete in a challenging global economy. In a world that is ever changing, we work hard to deliver electricity to millions of Floridians around the clock through all kinds of weather. We...
  • Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods

    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods
    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans gathered at Orlando's East End Market Monday night to pledge to promote local foods. The unprecedented gathering of Central Florida's top culinary artisans culminated in the signing of a food "Manifesto," a...
  • Brazil farmers say GMO corn no longer resistant to pests

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Genetically modified corn seeds are no longer protecting Brazilian farmers from voracious tropical bugs, increasing costs as producers turn to pesticides, a farm group said on Monday. Producers want four major manufacturers of so-...
  • Hartford Actor Eriq La Salle's Releases Second Book

    Hartford Actor Eriq La Salle's Releases Second Book
    Actor Eriq La Salle, the Hartford native who became a star with his role on the TV show "E.R.," has been a busy guy these days, directing episodes of TV shows like "The Night Shift" and "Under the Dome," and the new series "Madam Secretary" and "Battle...
  • Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork

    Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork
    Jeff O’Neill is the executive chef at Barton G., the newly opened L.A. outlet of the Miami restaurant known for its seasonal cuisine and fantastical plating, such as a steak served on a wooden board with a 3-foot giant’s fork and a salad in...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Avon Library Sparks A Reaction With Teen Programs

    Avon Library Sparks A Reaction With Teen Programs
    AVON — Librarian Marisa Hicking is trying to "spark a reaction" in the teen summer reading program at the Avon Free Public Library. The 31-year-old Manchester resident has been Avon's teen librarian for the past two years. She said this year,...
  • States, cities get creative about recycling water

    WASHINGTON Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislature passed a law this year to help communities make the most of their water resources by treating and reusing wastewater. As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities...
  • Medical marijuana delivery services are on a roll

    Medical marijuana delivery services are on a roll
    Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster. Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis,...
  • Is organic chicken worth the price?

    Is organic chicken worth the price?
    Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it. To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...