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Agriculture

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  • Senior In-Home Care Agency: New High-Tech Products and Innovations Focus on Senior Needs

    Knock, knock…Gadgets, high-tech devices and innovative products have arrived with the New Year. The first part of 2015 has alerted consumers to recent news and critiques of high-tech gadgets and devices. Some of these products are surely to benefit...
  • State floats new medical-marijuana rules

    State floats new medical-marijuana rules
    TALLAHASSEE — A panel comprised of the director of the state Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of the Drug Policy Advisory Council would pick five nurseries to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana under a revamped...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • Howard County health digest

    Dance classes Presented by Vantage House, a retirement community, classes are held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has been shown to improve balance, gait and mood in those...
  • Suffolk dead animal incinerator bill clears Senate committee

    RICHMOND – The city of Suffolk is looking for four years relief from the state's carbon monoxide rules so it can continue using diesel-powered incinerators to dispose of dead animals. The city's four incinerators are key, given the city's large...
  • Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports: Lake Forest A 29-year-old Waukegan woman was arrested on Dec. 14 at 3:19 a.m. at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Inverleith Road and charged with DUI and failure to yield while turning. A...
  • Some Maryland-based businesses look to Cuban frontier

    Some Maryland-based businesses look to Cuban frontier
    Before the Cuban Revolution, Maryland's relationship with the Caribbean island was lots of sugar and spice. Baltimore-based McCormick & Co. and the defunct Baltimore Spice Co. did business there, and when a sugar refinery opened in 1922, a U.S....
  • Lone Star State dominance returns to Capitol Hill

    For the 114th Congress, convening Tuesday, Kentucky is the home state of the Senate majority leader; the speaker of the House is from Ohio, and the Senate and House minority leaders hail from Nevada and California, respectively. Yet, a look at key...
  • Colleges cultivate agricultural education with hands-on classes

    DURHAM, N.C. A slight breeze rattled the gate to Duke Campus Farm. The rising sun dried dew droplets on the kale, beet greens, arugula, collards, carrots and other crops, flowers and fruit trees growing on the one-acre plot about five miles from the Duke...
  • Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO

    Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO
    Former Air Products executive Stephen J. Jones has been hired to lead Covanta Holding Corp., a Morristown, N.J.-based waste-to-energy company. Jones left Air Products in August during the company's transition to the leadership of new CEO Seifi Ghasemi,...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown sworn in for record fourth term; calls for state to use more renewable energy

    As he was sworn in for a record fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown charted an ambitious new goal on Monday for California in its fight against climate change, challenging the nation's most populous state to increase renewable energy use to 50 percent in the...