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  • Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers

    Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Surrounded by surf and sand, Jimmy Oliver thought about cotton. As he vacationed on the Outer Banks in late 2011, the Isle of Wight County farmer said he mapped out where he would plant his 2012 cotton crop. Beginning on a sunny,...
  • Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk

    Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk
    For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites. Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...
  • Clark Magnet students study ecological impact of marijuana grow operations

    After hiking up a steep Ojai trail in 90-degree heat this October, a group of Clark Magnet High School Students came upon abandoned camps where illegal marijuana growers lived and cultivated plants grown with an excess of illegal chemical fertilizers...
  • Pot farms wreaking havoc on Northern California environment

    Pot farms wreaking havoc on Northern California environment
    EUREKA, Calif. — State scientists, grappling with an explosion of marijuana growing on the North Coast, recently studied aerial imagery of a small tributary of the Eel River, spawning grounds for endangered coho salmon and other threatened fish. In...
  • Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace

    Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace
    WELDON, Calif. — A few minutes after 4 a.m., agents in camouflage cluster in a dusty field in Kern County. "Movement needs to be slow, deliberate and quiet," the team leader whispers. "Lock and load now." They check their ammunition and assault...
  • Maryland's farm oversight called weak

    Maryland's farm oversight called weak
    As large-scale poultry farmers are required to do, Alan Hudson of Berlin filed a plan last year with Maryland environmental regulators spelling out how he intended to prevent manure from his flocks from fouling the Chesapeake Bay. Hudson had hired a...
  • Compost tea: Turkey litter-based compost tea bags naturally feed your soil and plants

    Compost tea: Turkey litter-based compost tea bags naturally feed your soil and plants
    Going organic in your own backyard is easier when you use ready-made organic products such asĀ  the new Sustane Compost Tea Bags. This new product can be used in multiple ways. First, create a compost tea brew by placing the tea bag in a watering can and...
  • Bill would give farmers 10-year reprieve on new regs

    Bill would give farmers 10-year reprieve on new regs
    A bill moving through the General Assembly would give Maryland farmers a 10-year reprieve from new state or local environmental regulations if the state Department of Agriculture deems they're doing their part to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. To get the...
  • Warm winters can hurt lilac blooms

    Warm winters can hurt lilac blooms
    The last couple of years my lilac hasn't bloomed. It's always been a favorite. What can I do? There could be several causes. Because we've gotten many calls about this in recent years, it may be related to climate change. Our common lilac will...
  • Protecting the Chesapeake Bay from pesticide runoff

    Protecting the Chesapeake Bay from pesticide runoff
    As a concerned mother and environmentalist, I want to thank The Sun for its recent article on pollution in the Chesapeake Bay ("Report finds widespread contaminants in the bay," Jan. 22). Meaningful efforts to significantly improve the bay must...
  • Making your garden grow

    Making your garden grow
    Tackling your landscape can be quite the undertaking and, whether a novice dirt pusher or a professional perennial sculptor, you need a plan. Not to mention, a quality retailer nearby that houses a wide variety of supplies to help accomplish your...