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Agriculture

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  • Farmland preservation celebrated on the Lebanon Town Green

    Farmland preservation celebrated on the Lebanon Town Green
    Since 1978, Connecticut's Farmland Preservation Program has permanently protected the prime and important farmland soils of 300 farms and nearly 40,000 acres to ensure the future of agriculture in our state. Members of the Farmer's Cow cooperative,...
  • Agricultural Day celebrated in Woodstock

    The 14th Annual Celebrating Agriculture Day was held at the Woodstock Fair Grounds on Sept. 20. Educational exhibits, demonstrations, forestry competitions and a display of old and new farm equipment greeted visitors to the fair. "It's all about having...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....
  • South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9

    South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Friday, Oct. 3 Joliet Farmers Market: Shop for...
  • Wants A Professional

    We want professional physicians, dentists, financial advisers, teachers, and on and on. We want professionals who know and understand their work in positions that affect our lives. Why, then, do candidates brag that they are not professional...
  • Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer

    Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer
    If you try to cook fresh seasonal produce as much as possible, you might be puzzled to see artichokes in your market at this time of year. Aren't they a spring vegetable? Well, yes, to give you the shortest answer. Springtime is when the biggest crops...
  • Paul Pope thrilled by response to ‘Battling Boy'; introduces ‘Aurora West’

     
    Few new properties have landed with the immense impact of Paul Pope's “Battling Boy,” the vibrant, exhilarating 2013 graphic novel […]...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $11,531,179 for Social work services

    Newport News has budgeted $11,531,179 for its social work services this fiscal year. The programs that fall under social work services, or family services, as it will soon be called, include adoption, foster care, family engagement court intake, adult...
  • Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water

    Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water
    Is it surprising that opponents of Amendment 1 are hard to find? Nearly 1 million people signed petitions to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on Florida's Nov. 4 ballot. The Florida Supreme Court approved its wording, and the state's...
  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • After a century, bison return to Illinois

    After a century, bison return to Illinois
    The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people. The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...