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Agriculture

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  • 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...
  • 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 Peņa 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 we can do about climate change [Letter]

    What we can do about climate change [Letter]
    This week, hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world marched demanding action on climate change, and 120 world leaders gathered in New York for the United Nations Summit on Climate Change ("More talk, more action," Sept. 22). What can we do?...
  • L.A. City Council introduces plan to encourage urban farming

    L.A. City Council introduces plan to encourage urban farming
    Two Los Angeles City Council members want to transform empty, blighted lots into flourishing urban farms. A motion introduced Wednesday by Councilmen Felipe Fuentes and Curren Price calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant...
  • South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9

    South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Friday, Oct. 3 Joliet Farmers Market: Shop for...
  • Wants A Professional

    We want professional physicians, dentists, financial advisers, teachers, and on and on. We want professionals who know and understand their work in positions that affect our lives. Why, then, do candidates brag that they are not professional...
  • Va. makes minimal progress on its climate change plan

    Va. makes minimal progress on its climate change plan
    Virginia is one of only 14 states with a finalized plan to prepare for and adapt to climate change, but so far it has completed only two of its original 43 goals. That's the assessment of the Georgetown Climate Center, which launched an online tool...
  • Get & give: SoFla beauty brands, salons donate to Breast Cancer Awareness

    Get & give: SoFla beauty brands, salons donate to Breast Cancer Awareness
    This month, you'll look and feel twice as good with pink products that give back to the cure. Buy beauty products and services from South Florida companies and support breast cancer research, detection and recovery in October. Here are some of our...
  • Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls

    NEWPORT NEWS — A group of eight past and present employees are suing a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and denied promotions and pay increases because they are black. The...