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  • Why the post-Rim fire logging plan won't fly

    To the editor: The editorial failed to acknowledge that logging will occur in every home range of the imperiled California spotted owl in the burn area. That is not a reasonable plan. ("A logging plan even an environmentalist can love," Editorial, Sept....
  • 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...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Secrecy and doubt shroud Nicaragua's huge canal plans

    The Chinese engineers passed by Antonio Cardenas' dusty plot of land the other day. They didn't say anything to him. They never do. In this town on Nicaragua's Pacific coast, a withering drought is scorching farmland and parching cattle. Once-green...
  • Water-wise fall planting

    Water-wise fall planting
    How to tackle fall planting in Southern California during the third straight year of drought and the diminishing likelihood of El Niño storms this winter? At the very least, Los Angeles gardening experts agree that planting in the fall is water-wise as...
  • It's in York's budget: $50,000 for bank service charges

    $50,000: Bank service charges York County is scheduled to spend $50,000 this year on bank service charges. The $50,000 pays for five separate entities to have bank accounts at SunTrust Bank, said Deborah Robinson, the treasurer of York County. Those...
  • Group focused on infant mortality loses funding

    A Baltimore non-profit organization that works to reduce infant mortality in the city lost its federal funding and may shut its doors, the group said Monday. Baltimore Healthy Start Inc. reported the nearly $2.5 million was most of the annual budget,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Public Information Forum Center For Community Agriculture

    The Town of East Haddam will hold a public information forum on Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nathan Hale-Ray High School Auditorium to respond to resident questions regarding the Center for Community Agriculture. The agricultural economic development...
  • The Planner

    This weekMonday Export Readiness Seminar Series, 9 a.m.  Part 1 of a 3 part series.  Broward College, 111 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; and Sessions II & III at 2 p.m. Wednesdayand Friday at the same location. The workshops are presented by the...
  • Natural product companies look to give back

    Natural product companies look to give back
    Those who peddle so-called natural products frequently say they are looking to produce healthier and more environmentally sustainable products.  Those presenting their wares at this year's Natural Products Expo East – which serves as a preview...
  • Designer banished dark wood from grand Tudor with Tuscan touch

    PITTSBURGH A large lot and warm red brick contrasting with creamy terra cotta trim prompted James Spencer to purchase a Tudor-style house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 2012. "I had looked at a number of houses that were on typical...