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Agriculture

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  • Yard wars: Homeowner fined for replacing grass with drought-tolerant plants

    SAN RAMON, Calif. Fran Paxson figured to get a little credit and admiration when she replaced the old lawn around her suburban San Ramon home with drought-resistant plants. Her public water supplier is even rewarding her with a rebate. But her...
  • Lake Forest hires developer for condo project

    Lake Forest hires developer for condo project
    A project seven years in the making for more than 100 condominiums at the former municipal services site in downtown Lake Forest has been launched onto the fast track. The Lake Forest City Council unanimously approved a recommendation by the Property...
  • Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber sale

    Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
  • Airports across the globe land high-end retailers

    Airports across the globe land high-end retailers
    You'd think airports serving international cities or major hubs would be flush with irresistible shopping opportunities for the traveler. Sadly, most are stocked with the same tired perfumes, booze and tacky tchotchkes. But there are exceptions —...
  • Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub

     Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub
    Chicago and Brazil, onetime rivals for the 2016 Olympics, are competing on a different field now: Both are striving to establish internationally recognized tech startup hubs. In this pursuit, however, the locales see potential economic benefit in cross-...
  • Wal-Mart, Target push suppliers to embrace green

    Two of the country's biggest retailers and fiercest rivals are working together to push for more sustainable beauty and personal care products. Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., along with Forum for the Future, a sustainable development...
  • PennEast pipeline nails down business commitments

    In a key step, the developers of proposed natural gas pipeline that would carry Marcellus Shale natural gas through Northampton County to New Jersey announced Thursday that they have received reservations for nearly all its 1 billion cubic foot-a-day-...
  • Don't miss: Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center

    Don't miss: Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center
    WHAT: Orlando Science Center will go adults-only for an evening, featuring its usual lineup of exhibits plus space-based presentations from former astronaut Robert L. Crippen and Lockheed Martin's Jules Schneider, project manager for NASA's new Orion...
  • California trails Texas in exports and related jobs, report finds

    California is home to the busiest port complex in the country and the largest manufacturing center, but where exports are concerned, it’s neither the heaviest mover nor the top employer. Businesses sending goods out of Texas helped sustain 1.1...
  • Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish

    Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish
    In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released...
  • Arundel council to consider raises for next council, executive

    Arundel council to consider raises for next council, executive
    A proposal to give pay raises to the next Anne Arundel County Council and the next county executive will be the subject of a hearing this week. The proposal comes from Councilman Jamie Benoit, who is not running for re-election because of term limits....