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New Frontier Academy: New school, new opportunity

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The Next Frontier Academy will help students gather the same skills as leadership and entrepreneurship by using the agriculture industry to grow those skills.

Set the stage for Halloween with classic horror films

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Horror is in the air come Halloween. For those who enjoy a good fright, watching a scary flick with a bucket of popcorn in hand can be just the trick.

Farming cockroaches? Little bugs could become big business

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

China’s cockroach industry is booming, but the country’s affinity for the insect is spreading worldwide.

How to rid your home of drafts

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Drafts are often small cracks around windows and doors, but there are many other places where drafts can form. Knowing some of the less visible spots where drafts come from may help you to seal out unwanted cold air more effectively.

U.S. House approves bill to fund Army Corps water projects

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Oct. 23 to authorize the Army Corps of Engineers to continue developing and maintaining infrastructure for the nation’s ports and waterways, while also supporting flood control and environmental restoration.

What do snowflakes really look like? (Photos)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

What do snowflakes really look like? The perfectly symmetrical snowflakes often shown in photographs are actually quite rare.

Detroit urban agriculture project gets approval

Monday, October 28, 2013

A new urban farming and revitalization project in Detroit may be the largest urban farming project in the United States.

Consol sells five W.Va. coal mines

Monday, October 28, 2013

Consol expects a 30% annual gas production growth in 2015-2016.

Disease resistant apples first line of defense for home orchardists

Monday, October 28, 2013

Apple trees are popular additions to home landscapes because of their fruit production. However, many home gardeners are not prepared for the onslaught of diseases that bombard the trees every year.

Look for USDA crop report Nov. 8

Friday, October 25, 2013

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish information in the Nov. 8 Crop Production report that was originally scheduled for release in the October report.

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