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Agriculture

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  • California agriculture industry facing $1 billion in drought losses

    California’s agricultural industry is facing $1 billion in lost revenue this year from the state’s worst drought in decades and could pay about $500 million for additional groundwater pumping, a new study said. The UC Davis Center for...
  • Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies

    Most everyone who has ever selected their fruits and vegetables from the "organic" section while grocery shopping probably thought they were doing something good for their bodies and the environment. Yet the question of whether organic foods are in fact...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farm Credit East Gives $46,500 In College Scholarships

    Farm Credit East, the Northeast's largest agricultural lending cooperative, recently awarded $46,500 in college scholarships to 31 student recipients. Each student received a $1,500 scholarship to apply towards his or her higher education. "This year's...
  • Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border

    Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the city would help shelter immigrant children who have been detained after crossing the border and has begun talks with a federal agency about doing so. "Before you get partisan, before you tell me...
  • Hot business: Kutztown couple make sauces with pesticide-free peppers

    From two acres in Kutztown comes a fiery commitment to pesticide-free food production. Homesweet Homegrown in Kutztown creates sauces made from their own peppers grown on what were once fields of genetically modified corn. "A lot of people don't...
  • Vegetarian lifestyle limits global warming

    I recently attended a four-day conference about vegetarianism. You would think it would be all about what to eat, nutrition and how to deal with people who think you're nuts. But no. There was a tremendous focus on the climate emergency, much more than...
  • Stern Advice: I am woman (investor), hear me roar

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Is there a target on the back of my dress? Because it feels like there is a target on the back of my dress. It was painted there by the financial services industry, which has grown hyper-aware of the fact that women have a lot of...
  • Enfield Garden Club Spreads Word About Invasive Plants

    The Enfield Garden Club is spreading the word about the dangers of introducing invasive and non-native plants. The club, which has been active for 13 years, is Enfield's second try at a garden club. The first one disbanded in the 1980s after interest...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts

    Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts
    The Connecticut landscape has dramatically changed over the 250 years since The Hartford Courant was founded. Once covered mostly with farms, forests and small agricultural villages, today, our landscape is suburban subdivisions, strip malls, office...