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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...
  • 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...
  • Invasive beetle found in rhubarb at Chicago port

    Invasive beetle found in rhubarb at Chicago port
    Agriculture specialists at the Port of Chicago intercepted an invasive beetle while inspecting a shipment of rhubarb stems from the Netherlands, federal officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that Customs and Border Protection...
  • Some Maryland-based businesses look to Cuban frontier

    Some Maryland-based businesses look to Cuban frontier
    Before the Cuban Revolution, Maryland's relationship with the Caribbean island was lots of sugar and spice. Baltimore-based McCormick & Co. and the defunct Baltimore Spice Co. did business there, and when a sugar refinery opened in 1922, a U.S....
  • Baker recreates tastes from childhood

    Baker recreates tastes from childhood
    Monika Merryman was born and raised in the Odenwald region of Germany in a town close to Heidelberg. She met an American military man, got married and happily moved to America with him about 15 years ago. Although she enjoys her new home, she misses...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 21-year-old Zion man was arrested at 3:41 a.m. Nov. 30 on Route 41 at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI, impeding traffic, improper lane usage and driving without insurance. A 20-year-...