| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A caterpillar species never before seen in the Baltimore area and considered a potential threat to local agriculture production was intercepted at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said Friday.
The discovery of the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon.
Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The feathers are really flying now.
In response to U.S.-led sanctions against Russia, Moscow is banning imports of U.S. chicken.
The order issued Wednesday is expected to block access to America’s third biggest poultry export market for a year....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
ROCKY HILL — A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford.
CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle.
More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:30 AM
As Hollywood battles to keep movie and TV shows from leaving the state, another local industry — adult entertainment — is fleeing Los Angeles.
At least that's the picture that emerges from the latest data on location filming in the region....
| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:46 AM
AVON — Librarian Marisa Hicking is trying to "spark a reaction" in the teen summer reading program at the Avon Free Public Library.
The 31-year-old Manchester resident has been Avon's teen librarian for the past two years. She said this year,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Sustainable food habits -- practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system -- are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 7:05 AM
WASHINGTON Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislature passed a law this year to help communities make the most of their water resources by treating and reusing wastewater.
As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Authorities discovered a massive marijuana grow of more than 2,700 plants Wednesday in the San Bernardino Mountains.
The 4-foot to 6-foot-tall mature marijuana plants were growing below Panorama Point off state Highway 18 in Crestline, according to...