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Agriculture

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  • Traffic, TIF among concerns over Laurel Avenue development in Lake Forest

    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake Forester reports: Traffic flow and the creation of a TIF district to fund site cleanup were two of the main concerns Lake Forest residents expressed Wednesday regarding a new residential development proposed on...
  • Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?

    Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?
    Even if you hate the idea of genetically modified food, you would gain nothing from a Los Angeles City Council proposal to ban the growing of such crops here. That's because no one grows them in L.A. and as near as anyone knows, no one has any plan to...
  • Ag-tech could change how the world eats

    TRACY, Calif. Investors and entrepreneurs behind some of the world's newest industries have started to put their money and tech talents into farming the world's oldest industry with an audacious agenda: to make sure there is enough food for the 10 billion...
  • JFS/JCC feed nearly 700 people

    On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) partnered with the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (Levis JCC) to warmly welcome nearly 700 local residents who would have otherwise been alone to enjoy a...
  • Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill

    Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill
    When U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stopped by an Easton Area High School technology class Monday, he found a sight that made school administrators beam: a room full of students who didn't want to look up from their work. The students were locked in on their...
  • L.A. backpedals on proposal to ban growing genetically modified crops

    L.A. backpedals on proposal to ban growing genetically modified crops
    Los Angeles lawmakers reversed course late Monday on a proposed ban on the growth of genetically modified crops that had previously faced nearly zero resistance within City Hall. The proposal would ban selling and planting genetically modified crop...
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Canada loses 10,700 jobs in November after two months of big gains

    Canada's job market cooled off in November, shedding 10,700 positions after two consecutive months of big gains, and the unemployment rate edged up to 6.6 percent from 6.5 percent in October, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Analysts had expected an...
  • Maryland's whistleblower laws need teeth

    Maryland's whistleblower laws need teeth
    In 2013, about 25,000 Maryland workers suffered on-the-job injuries severe enough to force them to miss a day or more of work; 78 of them actually died from their injuries. Year after year, a few tragic fact patterns repeat more often than you might...
  • Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California

    Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California
    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday granted endangered species protections to the tricolored blackbird, approving the designation on a temporary, emergency basis. The reason: Statewide surveys show the tricolored blackbird population...
  • 'The Art Of...' helping others takes center stage Dec. 11

    'The Art Of...' helping others takes center stage Dec. 11
    More than 350 supporters will come together for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services' (JFS) annual “The Art Of…” gala taking place Dec. 11 at the St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton. Guests will experience the art of help,...