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Agriculture

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  • Weeds, herbicides, food and humans

    To the editor: Your editorial comparing antibiotic resistance in animals to herbicide resistance in weeds misrepresents a very old problem. ("Escalating the weed wars," Editorial, Sept. 29) Most of the advances on the horizon that you think should be...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Lake County highlighting its growing manufacturing-based economy

    Lake County highlighting its growing manufacturing-based economy
    Senninger Irrigation, a business that has its headquarters in Clermont, has become a leading manufacturer and designer of patented irrigation products, Lake County’s Economic Development and Tourism Department likes to point out. The company...
  • Whole Foods tries aggressive price cuts at Austin stores

    AUSTIN, Texas Looking to hold off its competitors, Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market says it is kicking off its most aggressive price-cutting effort yet, starting with a pilot program at its Austin stores that will have customers seeing more "sale"...
  • Levin named JFS communications director

    On Aug. 15, Monika Levin assumed the newly-created position of director of communications for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). "JFS is thrilled to have Monika join our team in this newly-created position," stated Danielle Hartman, JFS...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • 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...
  • Survey shows most American grownups would flunk fifth-grade science

    Survey shows most American grownups would flunk fifth-grade science
    What’s the most common gas in the atmosphere? If you’re like most Americans, you don’t know. (Psst: It’s nitrogen.) You also can’t name the three classifications of rocks or grasp the concept of a simple machine. You...
  • Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such...
  • Gross leads West Boca over Forest Hill 43-0

    Gross leads West Boca over Forest Hill 43-0
    WEST BOCA 43, FOREST HILL 0: Matt Gross threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and ran for two more touchdownss to lead the Bulls on Friday. Keano Grice added130 rushing yards on 16 carries in the District 13-7A matchup at West Boca. Matt...
  • 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...