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Arable Farming

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  • End farm subsidies and make agriculture sustainable

    End farm subsidies and make agriculture sustainable
    Farm subsidies could finally be on the chopping block. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently acknowledged that corn and ethanol "subsidies need to be phased out" over time. And on a swing through Iowa, Mr. Vilsack suggested that the Obama...
  • Greer's OC: Adopt a kitten, cat through Second Chance

    Kittens and cats are patiently waiting for a home through Huntington Beach-based Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Its darling kittens are kept at Petco and PetSmart in Huntington Beach. There's a summer adoption fee special of $99 that includes neuter/spay,...
  • V is for vodka, with hints of vanilla

    V is for vodka, with hints of vanilla
    The marketers of top-selling vodka brands will tell you that their spirits are "clean," "smooth" or "pure." And, even though some brands will note that they're made from the very finest winter wheat, grapes, etc., there is nary a description of what the...
  • Where to live

    Howard County boasts a distinct and thriving collection of communities, old and new, stable and growing. In Columbia, one-third of the land is designated as open space. Woods, parkland, playgrounds and other public spaces are required by covenant to...
  • MOM's Organic Market opens in Baltimore County

    MOM's Organic Market opens in Baltimore County
    Shoppers in Baltimore County have another choice for organic food. MOM’s Organic Market,a chain of stores specializing in locally-raised meat and 100 percent organic produce, opened a 14,000-square-foot store last weekend in the Yorkridge...
  • The Lehigh Valley Health blog offers a mix of local and national health news as well as tips on fitness, nutrition, organic foods and more. Visit us atmcall.com/lvhealth

  • Damon Paul Gerber, police captain

    Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87. Born in Sykesville and...
  • Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America

    Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America
    In anticipation of nationwide "Food Day" (Oct. 24) events, the Center For Science in the Public Interest has released the Terrible Ten food issues that the group believes plague American health.  Some of the biggest offenders, according to the Washington...
  • If you go: Nelson, Canada

    THE BEST WAY TO NELSON From LAX, direct service (stop, no change of plane) to Spokane, Wash., is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Delta, Alaska, United, Southwest and Frontier. Restricted round-trip fares begin...
  • $5.7 million grant awarded to fight stink bugs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is committing $5.7 million to find non-chemical means to control stink bugs, the brown pests from Asia that wreck fruit and vegetable crops and invade homes when the weather cools. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., announced...
  • 'God's diet plan': Health food is organic farmer's ministry

    'God's diet plan': Health food is organic farmer's ministry
    There are those who believe in locally grown organic food because they are health-food aficionados and others who believe corporate industrialized farming is bad for your health and some who believe that food trucked halfway across the country is...