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  • Organic fertilizers a better choice for Md. farms

    Organic fertilizers a better choice for Md. farms
    Recently, the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network, a part of Salisbury University, issued a report addressing chicken manure as fertilizer. The report was commissioned by the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Perdue School of...
  • Manufacturing strong, but slows slightly in November

    MINNEAPOLIS Manufacturers around the country continued to grow in November, but at a slightly slower pace as oil and crop prices declined, according to two key economic reports released Monday. Creighton University's manufacturing index for companies...
  • Little San Juan County takes on GMO goliaths

    Maybe not since the Pig War has a San Juan Islands farmer caused such a rhubarb. Of course, that little 19th century border dispute didn't get a lot of press beyond the swirling kelp beds of Rosario Strait. The only casualty was when American farmer...
  • Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants

    Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants
    There are certain plants that are associated with the winter celebrations. Here are some and tips for caring for them: •Amaryllis: This huge tropical bulb was covered in detail a few weeks ago. Basically, plant and water, place in a warm, bright...
  • Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change

    Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change
    At Disney, caring for our planet is at the core of who we are. From the characters and settings of our films, to our parks and wildlife, the beauty of nature has always inspired the many worlds of Disney. We believe that it is our responsibility to...
  • Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch

    Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch
    Discussions about the importance of preservation, paired with the sound of volunteers clipping cactus pads, nearly drowned out the discordant hum of active oil wells across Banning Ranch on Friday morning. Robyn Vettraino, executive director of the...
  • Volunteers work to bring back native plants

    Volunteers work to bring back native plants
    About 50 volunteers recently gathered to help re-establish native prairie plants in the 960-acre southwest suburban Orland Grassland forest preserve. "People feel like they're getting so connected when they use their own hands, take the seed and...
  • Mukesh Ambani-Backed Epic Channel Finally Gets India TV Launch

    Epic, a new TV channel venture that will try to address the Indian mass market but without serving up a grid full of soap operas, will finally launch on Nov 18. The channel is significant not only in its approach to the general entertainment segment, but...
  • Bristol Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday

    Bristol Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday
    BRISTOL - The public library, the schools and City Hall will be closed on Nov. 27 and 28 for Thanksgiving, and the city's trash collection schedule will be modified. The public works department will make no curbside trash pickups on the 27th, and the...
  • NC deer farmers, hunters battle over regulation of growing herds

    North Carolina deer farmers, who breed the animals to sell as game and for their meat and antlers, are making a high-profile push to expand their industry, pushing for more permits and less-onerous regulation. Hunters and wildlife conservationists, who...
  • FDA requires calorie counts for retail foods, vending machine fare

    WASHINGTON Truth in labeling is coming to a food outlet or vending machine near you. The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that large chain restaurants, amusement parks, movie theaters even supermarkets and convenience stores that serve...