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Agriculture

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  • Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico

    Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico
    Last month, the Los Angeles Times published "Product of Mexico," a four-part series on the abuse of workers on Mexican megafarms that export fruits and vegetables to the United States. The articles and photographs documented dangerous and squalid housing,...
  • Tourism photo company hiring 55 for new HQ

    Tourism photo company hiring 55 for new HQ
    Tourism photo company Magic Memories is establishing its U.S. headquarters in Orlando as it begins hiring about 55 people to work at the Orlando Eye. "Mostly we are looking for hourly employees, but there will be some salaried positions at our...
  • Thomas J. Todd, science teacher, coach and track official, dies

    Thomas J. Todd was a high school cross-country and track coach in the western suburbs who went on to work as an official at Illinois High School Association track meets. Mr. Todd, 61, died of complications from lymphoma on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Rush...
  • Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"

    Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"
    Bring your books to the State Theatre and get a discount on tickets for Jim Henson’s "Sid The Science Kid Live" Sunday. The State Theatre Center is holding a book drive to collect books for the Easton Area Public Library. Donate books at the...
  • Obama to push for new cybersecurity legislation

    Obama to push for new cybersecurity legislation
    President Barack Obama will propose new legislation Tuesday aimed at fostering increased sharing between government agencies and the private sector to help improve cybersecurity. The legislation would encourage the private sector to share cyber threat...
  • Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation

    Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation
    A pair of land purchases approved Tuesday by Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet were hailed by conservationists as a sign that a pulse is returning to the Florida Forever conservation program. The Cabinet unanimously agreed to spend $3.15 million to...
  • End fracking, oppose PennEast Pipeline

    The reality is simple. The dangers and disadvantages of natural gas far outweigh any benefits. The idea that a "jobs market" or "energy self-sufficiency" should justify the environmental compromises that go hand in hand with this industry is unacceptable,...
  • UF professor ties global warming to wheat decline

    UF professor ties global warming to wheat decline
    Wheat crops could suffer badly as global temperature rise this century, according a new study led by a University of Florida scientist. Steering an international team of 50 scientists, UF professor Senthold Asseng determined that a global temperature...
  • $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...
  • Crews take down K-rails from Paradise Valley neighborhood

    Crews take down K-rails from Paradise Valley neighborhood
    Never has going off the rails felt so good. Just ask residents of the upper Ocean View Boulevard area, who received a happy surprise last week when county work crews removed several cement K-rails installed five years ago to gird homes against debris...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...