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Agriculture

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  • Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health

    Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health
    Environmental Nutrition Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil

    Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil
    Environmental Nutrition Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
  • Wildlife habitats thriving in South Florida

    Thousands of city dwellers and suburbanites in South Florida are having a wild time. In fact, they're certifiable. And they're proud of it. What could be cooler, they say, than having your backyard designated as a certified wildlife habitat, an official...
  • Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer

    Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer
    If you try to cook fresh seasonal produce as much as possible, you might be puzzled to see artichokes in your market at this time of year. Aren't they a spring vegetable? Well, yes, to give you the shortest answer. Springtime is when the biggest crops...
  • What's next for Tinker Field? City can't decide

    What's next for Tinker Field? City can't decide
    The saga of Tinker Field is going into extra innings. More than seven months after the announcement of a plan to demolish Orlando's aged ballpark, city commissioners spent hours Monday debating whether to declare it an official historic landmark and, if...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.

    Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.
    Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?

    Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?
    Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
  • 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...
  • Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts

    Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts
    TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall. Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership
    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman...