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Agriculture

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  • An FDA success story on antibiotics

    Skeptics scoffed late last year when the Food and Drug Administration issued guidelines to restrict the use of antibiotics in livestock. Most of the antibiotic use in this country is in the agriculture industry, with the drugs routinely added to animal...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Deadline Extended For Women Inspiring Conservation In Connecticut Award

    Do you know a woman who works in the field of natural resources, agriculture, and/or conservation that you believe is an inspiration to others? If so, here's your chance to give them the recognition they deserve!. Connecticut's leadership of the USDA-...
  • Keep CT Agriculture Alive

    Much has been written about the demand for local agriculture. This is especially true in Connecticut, where "whole food"-type markets and farmers markets are flourishing. According to the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture, Connecticut saw a 22 percent...
  • York supervisors send agriculture rezoning issue to Planning Commission

    YORK — The York County Board of Supervisors has asked the Planning Commission to look at three options that would limit farming in the county. The proposed zoning changes were spurred by a petition signed by a group of Seaford residents asking...
  • Do monarchs' woes signal broader problems?

    ANGANGUEO, Mexico On a high mountain slope in central Mexico, a patch of fir trees looks dusted in orange and black. In fact, millions of monarch butterflies cloak the trees. The forest murmurs with the whir of their flapping wings. Every year,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: First Impressions Receives Distinguished Award

    First Impressions, a printing and marketing services agency of Woodbury has received a Carlson Craft excellence award for 2013. Each year Carlson Craft, the nation's leading printing company, presents only a few select businesses with this prestigious...
  • Teaching your child to respect our planet

    As an advocate for natural living, I am excited about celebrating Earth Day with my children in April.  Here’s a list of 5 simple ways you can teach your child to respect our planet on Earth Day and every day. 1. Show your child where their food...
  • New regulation to drive product innovation in fund management

    LONDON (Reuters) - New regulation and an ageing customer base that is more risk-averse are likely to shape new products and services on offer from the global fund management industry, a survey has found. More than half the 223 asset managers, pension...
  • NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent

    NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent
    A federal bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved the sale of all assets and operating companies of Edison Mission Energy -- parent of Illinois coal plant owner Midwest Generation -- to New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. for $2.6 billion. The deal --...
  • 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....
  • Being water wise: Embracing a low H20 lifestyle

    OAKLAND, Calif. While the average single-family home in the East Bay Municipal Utility District used 135 gallons of water per person per day last year, Elizabeth Dougherty got by with just 30 gallons. The lowest she's hit: 20 gallons a day. In the...