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  • Stop fretting about GMOs; we have bigger food issues to worry about

    Stop fretting about GMOs; we have bigger food issues to worry about
    The battle against genetically engineered food revolves mostly around the idea that it’s somehow bad for us in some way, though critics of the technology have a lot of trouble producing credible, peer-reviewed research as evidence. And arguments...
  • At Minnesota's Farmfest, drones and data fly onto the agenda

    MINNEAPOLIS Forget the weather and politics. As thousands of Minnesota farmers gather this week for the big trade show Farmfest, the real buzz is overhead. For a couple of years, small numbers of farmers and farm-equipment dealers have experimented...
  • Water ban over, Toledo drinks from tap again; Erie algae a big problem

    Water ban over, Toledo drinks from tap again; Erie algae a big problem
    A ban on drinking water in Toledo, Ohio’s fourth-largest city, was lifted Monday after tests showed that toxins had returned to acceptable levels, city officials announced. Hundreds of thousands of residents in the city were told not to drink...
  • Newport News reservoir: Strange green growth is duckweed, not algae

    Newport News reservoir: Strange green growth is duckweed, not algae
    For weeks now, York County resident Virginia Russell said she's seen it as she drives over the reservoir on Oriana Road: a green growth sliming the water's surface. It spreads out from the rim of the 265-acre reservoir, sludging its banks like thick...
  • Gardeners Start Your Plantings

    Gardeners Start Your Plantings
    August is the time many gardeners have been waiting for – It’s vegetable gardening time.  Yes, get ready for nine months of great gardening.  Sure, it is hot now, but in about sixty days the weather starts to turn cooler. By then it is too...
  • State Workers, Manufacturing Workers Get Ahead While Most Workers Fall Behind

    The vast majority of the 1,875,353 jobs in Connecticut last year didn't increase pay enough to outpace inflation last year. There were a few groups of workers, however, whose pay jumped more than twice the inflation rate of 1.5 percent. The largest of...
  • Revitalize The Garden's Flavors And Flora For Fall

    This time of year, the garden is becalmed. Once lush and colorful beds are in the doldrums — hot, airless and not going anywhere. And no, you can't jump ship; it's time to do something about it. The growing season has weeks — months —...
  • Heavy pruning forces plants to develop full coverage

    Question: My Indian hawthorn is green on the top but bare of leaves on the bottom. Want can I do to make the plant full again? Answer: There is only one way to force plants to fill their lower portions with stems and foliage – give them a heavy...
  • August gardening calendar

    Almanac Average temperatures: High 92, low 73 Rainfall: 6.25 inches The Moon Moon phases •First quarter: Aug. 3 •Full moon: Aug. 10 •Last quarter: Aug. 17 •New moon: Aug. 25 2. Moon sign planting dates •Above...
  • A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, July 27: For more than a decade, scientists have been trying to solve the mystery of honeybees disappearing by the millions. There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of...
  • Bracy proposes legalizing hemp business

    Bracy proposes legalizing hemp business
    State Rep. Randolph Bracy, D-45 (Orlando, said he intends to introduce a bill that would legalize industrial hemp production, a cannabis business that would not become legal under either Amendment 2 (the proposed medical marijuana initiative) or the...