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Agriculture

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  • READER SUBMITTED: April 8 Lisa and Kyle Turoczi Discuss The Importance Of Using Native Plants

    Lisa and Kyle Turoczi speak to the Cherry Brook Garden Club on April 8 at 11 a.m. "Native Plants - Their Importance in Our Gardens". Kyle and Lisa Turoczi, owners of Earth Tones located in Woodbury, have been working in the Landscape Design business for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: NRCS Invites State/Local Governments, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Tribes to Apply for Federal Program

    Lisa Coverdale, Connecticut State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, announced the agency is currently accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program-Agricultural Land Easements portion...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Wildflower/Native Plant Talk

    With Spring fast approaching, nature will start to share its beauty through its wildflowers. Master Gardener and Ecologist Gail K. Reynolds will share her knowledge and love of wildflowers that will help people identify what they see locally and in our...
  • Bills would allow wind, solar projects on preserved farmland

    Bills would allow wind, solar projects on preserved farmland
    Hundreds of acres of Maryland farmland that are protected from development at taxpayer expense could be turned into commercial wind or solar energy farms under legislation before the General Assembly. Farm groups and the O'Malley administration...
  • Sprawling U.S. 441's different stretches have different personalities

    Sprawling U.S. 441's different stretches have different personalities
    The highway weaves through the western reaches of Palm Beach County. Its path cutting through suburban sprawl, fading farms, the Everglades' edge and wind-swept sugar cane fields. It's U.S. 441, the longest road in Palm Beach County. Stretching from...
  • Film workers rally in Tally for incentives

    Film workers rally in Tally for incentives
    Florida's film and TV industry workers are converging on the Legislature to show support for the Florida Film & Entertainment Incentive Program. They're trekking to Tallahassee for the annual Rally in Tally to take the issue to legislators Wednesday....
  • Farmers markets usher in spring

    Farmers markets usher in spring
    The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services. On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in April,...
  • Survival, extinction at Notebaert Nature Museum

    Survival, extinction at Notebaert Nature Museum
    The new exhibition at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is like a roll call of lost, or nearly lost, species: the passenger pigeon, the American bison, the black bear in Illinois, the Carolina parakeet. But "Nature's Struggle: Survival and Extinction,"...
  • Hobby Lobby doesn't have religious rights

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. Let's concentrate for a moment on the "Inc." part. Hobby Lobby is a for-profit corporation selling arts and crafts. It is asking the court to declare that its...
  • For Imperial Valley farmers, abundant water amid drought

    For Imperial Valley farmers, abundant water amid drought
    BRAWLEY, Calif. — Thomas Cox, a third-generation Imperial Valley farmer, is driving his pickup along the gravel roads that separate large fields of lettuce, broccoli, onions and wheat. The discussion turns, as it often does in the Imperial Valley,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: East Catholic High School Student Wins 7 Prizes At The CT Science And Engineering Fair

    East Catholic High School senior, Bidget Oei, was awarded seven prizes for scientific research at the 66th annual Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair recently held at Quinnipiac University in Hamden. Oei was among more than 700 participants...