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Agriculture

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  • Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label

    Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label
    Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready...
  • Dads are free at Sigal Museum on Father's Day

     
    Bring Dad to the Sigal Museum on Father's Day to see the Easton museum’s newest exhibit "Heart and Soil: Our Farmers, Our Legacy," on dispay through Oct. 13. Photographer Rick Smith’s 10 year project was documenting local farms and farming...
  • Come learn about the Benefits of Bees!

     
    Meara, our wonderful summer intern sends this invitation: For the most part, people tend to find insects frightening or nasty. Because of their different appearance and habits, they tend to be stuck with a bad reputation. But honey bees appear......
  • Food production shouldn't be a mystery: Reading behind food eco-labels

    What's in my food? How is it made? These are questions consumers are increasingly concerned about when it comes to purchasing food, according to the Natural Products Industry Forecast 2014, released by New Hope Natural Media and the marketing research...
  • Evanston tech company gets $8 million in funding

    Evanston tech company gets $8 million in funding
    Evanston-based technology provider SIM Partners said it has raised $8 million in funding from River Cities Capital Funds and Jump Capital. River Cities, based in Cincinnati, invests in health care and information technology companies. Jump, based in...
  • Next governor must tackle agricultural pollution [Commentary]

    Next governor must tackle agricultural pollution [Commentary]
    It's not easy telling the next governor of Maryland that he or she needs to start thinking right now about manure, but the winner of this fall's election won't have any time to waste. Toxic algal blooms and intersex fish are two examples of the threat...
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  • Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought

    Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought
    There's not much anyone can tell Barry Sorensen about Idaho's Big Desert that he doesn't know. Sorensen, 72, and his brother have been running cattle in this sere landscape all their lives, and they've weathered every calamity man and nature have thrown...
  • Coral Springs may have city staff lead economic development

    Coral Springs new economic development strategic plan advocates doing away with the city's economic development foundation (EDF) and creating a new economic development office run by city staff. Bringing economic development within the city government is...
  • Online grocery shopping: Comparing prices at AmazonFresh, Instacart, more

    Angelenos who would rather shop for groceries online than by getting into their cars and strolling supermarket aisles have no shortage of choices. A wave of grocery delivery services has hit Los Angeles in the past year, including AmazonFresh, Deliveer,...
  • Why not just send California's water to China?

    I suppose it is a good thing that California can sell alfalfa to China, in part as payment for all of the cheap items that fill our dollar-only stores. But notice that we are in effect also exporting California's water. ("U.S. farmers making hay with...