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Agriculture

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  • Agriculture in Florida grows jobs: Front & Center

    For all the growth of tourism in Florida, and all the efforts by policy makers to expand higher-paying industries such as medical research and computer simulation, agriculture remains a large and vital part of the state's economy. The University of...
  • Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor

    Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor
    2005: Antonio Villaraigosa romps past incumbent James K. Hahn to make history, winning election as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since the city's pioneer days. 2006: Uses his first State of the City address to announce that he will ask the...
  • All science is not equal

    All science is not equal
    Science has come a long way from the days when we believed the universe revolved around the Earth, lobotomies were the best treatment for depression and germs didn't exist. But while you probably won't read any studies of alchemy or bloodletting in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address

    Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address
    As prepared for delivery: Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of my pioneering ancestors and fellow Californians: An inauguration is always a special occasion but today it is particularly special...
  • Maligned hemp seed has a raft of health, environmental benefits

    In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they're very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001 percent of the active compound...