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Agriculture

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  • U.S., China aim to talk more on biotech

     U.S., China aim to talk more on biotech
    With China gobbling up nearly 20 percent of U.S. farm exports, the two countries agree they should do a better job of working together on farming practices, including improving collaboration on biotechnology. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack...
  • Second Harvest Food Bank receives donation and other company news

    Second Harvest Food Bank receives donation and other company news
    Second Harvest receives donation from Susquehanna Bank Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and NEPA, along with The Central PA Food Bank, Greater Berks (County) Food Bank, Philabundance, The Weinberg Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank, Mountaineer Food...
  • Efforts to preserve, teach beekeeping ramp up

    Efforts to preserve, teach beekeeping ramp up
    We may be coming into the coldest part of winter, but that doesn't mean the wheels have stopped turning for those planning spring plantings. With months left to go before plow, shovel and hoe can hit the ground, beekeepers in the state are already...
  • Communities benefit when an investment in youth is made

    Readers of the Chicago Tribune have been rightly horrified and shocked by the stories of youth experiencing violence and running away from residential treatment facilities in Illinois and elsewhere. Any harm to young people is simply unacceptable, and...
  • Grant applications available

    Application packets are available for those seeking a grant from the Crown Point Community Foundation, said Pat Huber, president of the foundation. In addition to the application, the packet contains the guidelines for preparing a proposal to be...
  • Orlando's Justine Assal honored by the Queen

    Orlando's Justine Assal honored by the Queen
    Orlando entrepreneur Justine Assal, organizer of the Orlando’s Britweek event, is now a member of the exclusive Order of the British Empire for helping to promote British-Florida tourism and business. Assal was appointed to the member level of the...
  • Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams

    Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams
    James McWilliams is a hard guy to figure out. For more than five years, he's been cranking out contrarian essays that take aim at sustainable food's sacred cows: pastured livestock, organic produce, local food and, yes, even farmers markets. The usual...
  • Does 'swag' industry serve as economic bellwether?

    Does 'swag' industry serve as economic bellwether?
    If you have ever attended a conference, chances are you have taken home some "swag." The giveaway game has become a $20 billion industry, with more growth expected this year. Industry professionals say sales of their promotional products help...
  • $10 Million USDA Grant to Connecticut

    $10 Million USDA Grant to Connecticut
    HARTFORD – Federal, state and local officials are expected to announce Thursday the award of a $10 million conservation grant to Connecticut for work to cut pollution and flooding problems relating to Long Island Sound. Jason Weller, head of the...
  • LVHN to open new rehabilitation facility

    LVHN to open new rehabilitation facility
    Lehigh Valley Health Network is opening an a inpatient rehabilitation facility at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township. The 34-bed facility will occupy the sixth and seventh floors of the Kasych Family Pavilion's South Tower, LVHN...
  • Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'

    Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'
    Shi'ite militias and Iraqi security forces, engaged in an all-or-nothing struggle with radical Sunni group Islamic State, are blasting the Sunni farmlands that encircle Baghdad with heavy weapons. Military officers call their target areas in the rural...