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Agriculture

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Editorial: The case for genetically modified food

    Vermont recently joined two other New England states and passed a law to require labels on food that contains genetically modifed ingredients. Similar labeling laws have been proposed in two dozen other states, including Illinois. A push is on for a...
  • Watch closely to ensure reforms protect children

    With regard to recent reports about the 477 children who died even after they were known by the Department of Children and Families to potentially be at risk: In all cases, DCF knew from prior investigations that the children would be in danger of...
  • DIY granola bars and other trail food

    Fresh air, gorgeous views and mile after mile of rugged, eminently walkable wilderness there are few forms of exercise more enticing than a hike along one of the Bay Area's many beautiful trails. It's good for the body, mind and spirit. Or it would be,...
  • Come learn about the Benefits of Bees!

     
    Meara, our wonderful summer intern sends this invitation: For the most part, people tend to find insects frightening or nasty. Because of their different appearance and habits, they tend to be stuck with a bad reputation. But honey bees appear......
  • Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer

    Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer
    For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
  • Naperville museum to add farm history center

     Naperville museum to add farm history center
    Those who have been around Naperville long enough may still remember the days farm animals seemed to outnumber residents. Newcomers and younger generations eventually will get a glimpse of what those farming days were like as Naper Settlement moves...
  • Science offers farmers hope for a future that includes citrus

    Hope is a most unscientific phenomenon. It's based largely on a desire for what could be, not on what evidence has already proved. Yet there was Jude Grosser, plant geneticist based in Lake Alfred, in a hotel ballroom this month pitching hope. Yes, he...
  • Spain Announces 15% Tax Break for International Shoots

    MADRID - Spain's government has announced its intention to extend a 15% rebate on Spanish expenditure to international shoots lensing in the country. That's the good news. But, outlining new tax provisions, Spain's ruling Popular Party has made very...
  • Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?

    Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?
    When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...