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Agriculture

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  • A Great Reference Guide for the Home Fruit Grower

     
    If you are new to fruit growing or an experienced grower, Penn State offers an excellent reference guide geared towards growers who plan to produce fruit on small properties of one acre or less. Fruit Production for the Home Gardener......
  • Corn Shocks- Then and Now

     
    Today was a beautiful, cool fall day with a clear blue sky and a gusty wind blowing leaves about. As I drove home across the Lehigh Valley I noticed an abundance of plump, tan corn shocks placed as decorations in......
  • County bill sparks debate over tourism on farms

    County bill sparks debate over tourism on farms
    Hay rides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and petting zoos are common autumn sights at farms in Maryland. But efforts to provide legislative protections in Baltimore County for such agricultural attractions — and more — are drawing criticism from...
  • Drilling opponents to converge on Rick Scott's house

    ¬†Waving signs and carrying banners, opponents of oil drilling in the Everglades plan to converge on Gov. Rick Scott’s beachfront home in Naples on Saturday to demonstrate in favor of state limits on energy exploration. ¬†Environmentalists and...
  • Radiation therapists: Bonding with patients helps make treatment less stressful

    By Erinn Hutkin Kyle Garafolo, a radiation therapist at the CDH Proton Center in west suburban Warrenville, decided to enter the profession after a family member was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a long, rigorous course of treatment. "I knew I...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • Town Council hears presentation on green energy facility

    At its meeting on Oct. 28, the Glastonbury Town Council heard a proposal that would turn an existing natural gas pipeline distribution station into a clean energy-producing fuel cell facility. Devang Patel, general manager of GenConn Energy, a division...
  • Three seek Lake County Water Authority at-large seat

    Three seek Lake County Water Authority at-large seat
    Three candidates are competing for an at-large seat on the Lake County Water Authority board of trustees. The candidates — incumbent Adam Dufresne and political newcomers W. Garry Ives and Robert "Butch" Hendrick — each bring varied...
  • Looking for organic beers? There are more choices every year

    Looking for organic beers? There are more choices every year
    Looking for organic craft beer to go along with the biodynamic veggies, organic farmhouse cheese and grass-fed organic beef on your shopping list? A few years ago there were only a few certified organic brews, but more brewers are tackling the challenge...
  • Blotter: Fire deliberately set in Lake Forest restroom

    Blotter: Fire deliberately set in Lake Forest restroom
    The following items were taken from Lake Forest police records. A 31-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 9:49 p.m. Oct. 13 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was served with a Cook County warrant for driving on a suspended license and transported to...
  • Fiji has tropical charms for nearly any traveler's budget

    When people picture crystal-blue waters, talcum-like beaches, over-the-water huts, bluebird-colored skies and days spent in lounging in hammocks or snorkeling, they typically think of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. What many don't know is that Fiji is...