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Agriculture

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  • 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....
  • Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest

    Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest
    A Chicago man has been charged with shooting another man, grazing him, after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve over the weekend, officials said. The shooting happen at about 5:15 p.m. at the Bachelor Grove Woods Forest Preserve at 147th...
  • On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?

    On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?
    President Obama and his team spent hours last week deliberating over how and when to fulfill his promise to use his executive power to change the immigration system. They pored over legal precedent and policy data and debated political fallout. But none...
  • Changing your eating habits can help the environment

    Environmental Nutrition 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...
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • Growing Solutions Farm gives autistic adults a chance to grow

     Growing Solutions Farm gives autistic adults a chance to grow
    On a 1.2-acre plot of land on the Near West Side, young adults with autism are getting invaluable lessons — lessons that may soon be replicated around the country. Growing Solutions Farm teaches the 20 or so students, ages 18 to 26, all aspects of...
  • Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens: The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors,...
  • A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine

    A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine
    Rodale's first magazine, Organic Gardening, is getting a new name, the Emmaus publisher announced Friday. The bimonthly publication, which launched in 1942 and helped propel a worldwide movement, will be called Rodale's Organic Life starting with its...