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  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Water-wise fall planting

    Water-wise fall planting
    How to tackle fall planting in Southern California during the third straight year of drought and the diminishing likelihood of El Niño storms this winter? At the very least, Los Angeles gardening experts agree that planting in the fall is water-wise as...
  • South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10

    South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south and west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr...
  • Annie's Takeover Tests Principles Set Forth By Its Connecticut 'Inspiration'

    Annie's Takeover Tests Principles Set Forth By Its Connecticut 'Inspiration'
    As Wall Street mulls an $820 million takeover of Annie's Inc. by General Mills, the soul of the natural food company remains on a farm in Hampton, Conn., and that raises a question. Will Annie's, the maker of organic macaroni and cheese, baked bunny...
  • Quenching Beijing's thirst may stunt regional growth

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is about to realize a dream of Communist leader Mao Zedong to redirect China's river flows to benefit Beijing and the dry north, but critics say the resources grab by the politically powerful capital will harm regional China....
  • Secrecy and doubt shroud Nicaragua's huge canal plans

    The Chinese engineers passed by Antonio Cardenas' dusty plot of land the other day. They didn't say anything to him. They never do. In this town on Nicaragua's Pacific coast, a withering drought is scorching farmland and parching cattle. Once-green...
  • It's in York's budget: $50,000 for bank service charges

    $50,000: Bank service charges York County is scheduled to spend $50,000 this year on bank service charges. The $50,000 pays for five separate entities to have bank accounts at SunTrust Bank, said Deborah Robinson, the treasurer of York County. Those...
  • Group focused on infant mortality loses funding

    A Baltimore non-profit organization that works to reduce infant mortality in the city lost its federal funding and may shut its doors, the group said Monday. Baltimore Healthy Start Inc. reported the nearly $2.5 million was most of the annual budget,...
  • Levin named JFS communications director

    On Aug. 15, Monika Levin assumed the newly-created position of director of communications for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). "JFS is thrilled to have Monika join our team in this newly-created position," stated Danielle Hartman, JFS...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    Click here for a graphic about how to read food labels. You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can...