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FEEDING HILLS, Mass. (WWLP) – On Saturday, Freedom Credit Union held a free community shredding day at its Feeding Hills branch. “I don’t like doing the paperwork myself at home because it burns up my shredder, so I come here,” said Kathy Rosner of Feeding Hills. People lined up with boxes and bags full of …

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Poland is preparing to adapt its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) strategic plan to put more emphasis on food security and crisis relief, while remaining committed to the Green Deal objectives. EURACTIV Poland reports. As part of the recently submitted National Strategic Plans for CAP reform 2023-2027, EU Member States have detailed how they will meet …

When Sarah McElrea arrived at the Anchorage airport last Friday to pick up the 800 pounds of bees she was shipping from Sacramento, she had her first sense of a disaster in the making: the bees – about five million between them – were in Atlanta, not Anchorage. The 200 crates of bees were the …

Mobile robots transport plant modules, like this basil, to nutrient-rich watering stations tailored to each unique crop. This technology allows different crops to grow in the same greenhouse. (Photo by John Anderson) A few blocks from Smitty’s Market in Lockhart sits Texas’ first AI-assisted hydroponic greenhouse. iron buffalo, the confluence of Californian robot technology and …

the Brownland Farm Residential Development to Franklin appears to be dead in the water three years after it was first announced. The Franklin Mayor and Aldermen’s Council unanimously rejected a rezoning application for the controversial development Tuesday night after a two-hour public hearing. Therefore, residential development cannot move forward. The vote marked the end of …

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The Clark County School District is seeking community input regarding safety and security at schools in the district. On Wednesday, April 27, SDCC will host a Facebook Live event for the community, teachers, parents, and students at 5:30 p.m. CCSD Leaders Discuss Recent Increase in School Violence The CCSD asks members …

A $50 million NPO bill will be presented to Congress A bill is expected to be introduced in Congress today that, if passed by both houses and signed by the President, could alter the relationship between the nonprofit sector and the federal government. A bill obtained by The Nonprofit Timesentitled The Nonprofit Sector Strength and …

Content of the article The Lakeland College Farm Party returns in August, with tickets on sale April 20. Content of the article “Feast on the Farm is one of our most enjoyable events,” says Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart, President and CEO of Lakeland College. “I am so happy that we can welcome guests who join us …

FACT Development Manager Debbie Herron, Moray Advisor Lorna Creswell (Forres, independent) and FACT Facilities Coordinator Charlotte Grigg with copies of the 2014 Spirit of Community report. FORRES Town Hall will hold a special public event to review the goals and aspirations registered by the community in 2014. Forres Area Community Trust (FACT), Forres Area Forum, …

Ralph Arza would like the Florida High School Athletic Association to delay the implementation of subway and suburban football classes for a year. The FHSAA board is meeting Monday in Gainesville and board member Arza proposed an agenda item to “discuss and take action” on the matter. “Pull it back a year and get feedback …

Farmers to You workers pack food at the company’s headquarters in Middlesex. Farmers To You connects farmers and food producers in Vermont with customers in the Boston area. Photos by Erica Housekeeper. by Janice St Onge, Vermont Flexible Capital Fund “Our mission has not changed,” said Greg Georgaklis, founder of Peasants to you“but the world …

Amanda from Airmidian Herbal Remedies and her sister from K+G produce photo by Liz Balchin By Nick Sergi In May, the Monroe County Farmers Market will reopen. You can almost taste the freshness of the air. Every Saturday in the spring and summer, in downtown Stroudsburg at Courthouse Square. The market will operate with various …

LIT Crew (librarians in training) collected donations for the Angel Paws Adoption Center in New Iberia. Today there will be a meeting at Angel Paws to drop off donations as a club, and the students will then stay for a literacy event. The literacy event is the club’s first-ever community service project where members will …

Nineteen agricultural projects in BC Peace are distributing $400,000 to boost agricultural infrastructure, research and education in the region. Nineteen agricultural projects in BC Peace are distributing $400,000 to boost agricultural infrastructure, research and education in the region. The funds come from the Site C Agricultural Compensation Fund for Peace, established to compensate for Site …

California officials say up to $30 billion is needed to protect the state’s agricultural heartland from major flooding over the next three decades By MICHAEL PHILLIS Associated Press April 21, 2022, 11:45 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Climate change is worsening the already significant threat of flooding in …

About 200 code compliance officers spent the day visiting more than 4,000 homes. Staff said the event was designed to educate residents about city code issues and resources. DALLAS – Dallas Code Compliance staff are focused on visibility and community engagement. About 200 workers spent Wednesday morning jamming neighborhoods in south Dallas, ZIP code 75203. …

MINDEN, Louisiana – Archers from across the country will gather at Camp Minden from Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24 for the 2022 McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour, an event that will kick off a 10-year run at the 15,000 acre facility west of Minden. Organizers expect the event to attract more …

Rohnert Park is set to shell out $12.5 million to buy the property long envisioned as the site of a future downtown, securing the city the lead role in one of the city’s most ambitious development projects. its 60 years of history. The city is proposing to purchase the 30-acre State Farm property from Laulima …

Efforts to keep students engaged and safe on campus earned Rowan University two awards at the annual NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Conference last month in Baltimore. Rowan’s Student Engagement Advisory Team and Protest Response Team received the NASPA Best Practices Award, while Joe Lizza, Director of Student Center and Campus Activities (SCCA), …

Hopkinton in Boston, MA, Monday, April 18, 2022. All times are approximate and subject to change. 9:02 a.m. ET – Wheelchair Division – Men’s Start, Official Starter: Marilyn Bevans, 3-time top 10 in Boston and first African-American woman to run less than 3 hours in a marathon. 9:05 a.m. ET – Wheelchair Division – Women’s …

Walking through the doors of 100 Smith Street, the smell one notices is not what one would expect from an old car wash. Instead, the faint smell of fertilizer is present, a clue to the transformation of the site. Ryan Aitchison, publican at the Illawarra Hotel, has taken the keys to the light industrial land …

Independent vet Amy Watts, of Black Sheep Veterinary, seen with her dog, Weka, has learned a lot in the year since starting her own practice. Photo / Valu Maka Amy Watts has taken a far-reaching path in her quest to become a veterinarian. Growing up on a sheep and beef farm in Waipukurau, she worked …

HARKER HEIGHTS – The City of Harker Heights hosted the Cen-Tex Sustainable Communities Partnership Environmental Ambassador Awards, a signature proclamation for Sustainable Environment Month and a Prairie Pocket Seed Propagation at Carl Levin Park on Thursday. Fort Hood Garrison Commander Col. Chad R. Foster gave an opening address to a crowd of 100, followed by …

YONGIN, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 15, 2022– GC Genome, a leading company in genomic diagnostics, is pleased to announce that the company has presented the deep learning algorithm that detects and classifies multiple cancers using cf-WGS (whole genome sequencing cell-free DNA), summarized in a poster session held at the 2022 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) …

Today, the European Commission presented a series of short and medium-term actions aimed at strengthening global food security and supporting EU farmers and consumers in the face of rising food and input costs, such as energy and fertilizer. Soaring global commodity prices, further accelerated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, again underline the need for EU …

Globally, agriculture is the main source of food supply. Creating a food secure future continues to be a daunting task, Dubai acknowledges. This shows why the emirate is using emerging technologies to revive the country’s agricultural sector. “Smart agriculture is the way forward to achieve food security,” says Mariam Al Mheiri, Minister of Climate Change …

(Update: Added video and participant comments) Amid continued growth, event connects people to history, nonprofits and more BEND, Ore (KTVZ)– The community of Bend has plenty to offer visitors and newcomers alike, from hiking and skiing to breweries and shopping. Tom Carlsen, who has lived in Bend for more than 40 years, says he understands …

“When someone sits on a board for 36 years, it says a lot that that person was elected as Ross Twp. trustee nine times. It speaks to his integrity, his honesty, his leadership ability and most definitely his love for his township,” Yordy said. “Tom always put the township first, which was best for the …

Minnowtech uses sonar to measure shrimp biomass Sonar has enormous potential for the shrimp industry – providing farmers with a non-invasive way to assess their stocks, perform image analysis and monitor their progress. Although the technology has been around for decades, its use in the industry has been relatively limited. But a new cohort of …

Celebrating 50 years of rice planters at Snee Farm CC – Bobby Carrier Photography photo The Amateur Rice Planters Championship celebrates its 50th anniversary at Snee Farm CC in Charleston, South Carolina, June 20-24. For the past 50 years, the Rice Planters have been a staple of the amateur golf program, with a roster of …

April “The Seagull” — 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, 2-3 p.m. Sunday through April 24, Studio West, 22 N. Sierra Madre St. Cash donations, non-perishable food items, and toiletries accepted to benefit from the PPCC student pantry. Tickets: tinyurl.com/4mstu3jt. Over 100 Women Who Care in Colorado Springs — 5:30 p.m. on April 20, The Warehouse, 25 W. …

[McLean, VA] April 8, 2022 – The Alzheimer’s Association will host its first-ever Ride to End ALZ in the nation’s capital on Saturday, May 15. More than 160 cyclists from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as states as far apart as Texas and Minnesota, and Hawaii, have registered for the inaugural …

Ouseburn Farm in Newcastle has welcomed a flock of adorable newborn lambs that should put a smile on visitors’ face this Easter. The popular urban farm is now home to 10 little Northumberland lambs and youngsters can come and feed or pet them over the Easter holidays. But anyone who wants to meet the cute …

The Tusculum Planning Commission will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 145 Alexander St. Agenda items include a discussion of the site plan for a solar farm off Ball Road. The purchase of the 80-acre property by Silicon Ranch Corp. from Nashville was finalized on March 8. The Tusculum Council of Mayor and …

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — April in Van Aken District: Tuesdays in April will be quite musical in the Van Aken neighborhood of Shaker Heights, as it hosts the Cleveland Institute of Music to present Classical Curious, a concert series on its Market Hall stage. Beginning at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, the series will serve as …

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PathAI, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology for pathology, today announced that its recent research will be presented at the 2022 AACR Annual Meeting, being held at New Orleans from April 8-13, 2022. PathAI will share a total of six posters, three of which were developed in collaboration with pharmaceutical partners. These …

Breadcrumb Links Local News Canadian Food Inspection Agency vehicles sit outside a turkey farm on Highway 2 in Oxford County following an outbreak of avian flu in 2015. (Photo London Free Press archive) Content of the article Four more bird flu outbreaks were reported by the federal government on Thursday, including one at a Chatham-Kent …

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NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Six business leaders from the North Lake Tahoe area were recently elected by NLTRA/Chamber of Commerce members to join the volunteer Board of Directors of the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association (NLTRA) . The new members, representing North Shore accommodation, food and beverage businesses, the Palisades Tahoe Ski Area, the …

West Virginia’s largest solar farm will be located on the site of the 5,800-acre Hobet Mine, one of the state’s largest former coal mines, which went bankrupt in 2015. UnderstandSolar is a free service that connects you to the best solar installers in your area for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now offers price matching, so …

Jackie Mundt By JACKIE MUNDTPratt County Farmer and Rancher I recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the Kansas Ag and Rural Leaders (KARL) program. Our trip included visits to unique farms like a camel dairy, a falcon hospital, and the oldest irrigation district in the world. We learned about local traditions and …

The Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association will hold its annual Great Chefs event between April 4-14, giving locals the chance to explore some of the best restaurants in the greater Newburyport area. Attendees purchase a ticket for $60 and the voucher can be redeemed for a two- or three-course meal that the 14 participating restaurants …

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) – After nearly nine years on Brian Robinson’s family farm, the popular Robinson Family Farm Pumpkin Patch will move to a more accessible location for the fall 2022 season. The only way to reach the old farmhouse that has been in the family since the 1940s was via a one-way road, which …

But the cost of inaction is also considerable, in terms of deaths, displacements and damage. In the United States last year, damage from floods, wildfires, drought and other weather- and climate-related disasters totaled approximately $145 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The agency said “extremely high” levels of disasters were becoming “the …

When people think of “the college experience,” the first things that often come to mind are beer bongs and shots of cheap vodka on a Saturday night. With that comes people’s negative stereotypes about fraternity parties and Greek life. I hear people say all the time that sorority or fraternity students are more concerned about …

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St. Roch Market is a stylish, design-centric food hall in New Orleans that elevates the talent, food and drink of top chefs. Like the French market of The Big Easy, St. Roch also has an important history. Opened in 1875, it is one of the last public markets in the city. According to NOLA.comSt. Roch …

For the sixth annual year, CASA for Kids of East Texas hosted a friendly competition that brings members of the community together while raising funds for the nonprofit. The ‘Caught Doing Good for Kids’ fundraiser on Friday drew community members with one goal in mind: ‘to get by’ with a focus on the fundraising event …

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Board of Education announced Friday that it will interview seven candidates to be the state’s next superintendent of public instruction later this month. The seven nominees, who come from among 27 people who applied to become the state’s education chief, include a former board member who resigned shortly before …

scientific director of the company, Matthew Mickensstates that the data can be adapted for home gardeners TORONTO, April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Could it be that simple? Martian Farms, a vertical farming platform with a new location at Orange, New Jerseyuses opera music to grow her crops 10 times faster than traditional growing methods. Martian …

Cow Ethical treatment of livestock is common in organic farming. Meeting species-specific needs is paramount to ensuring you are raising healthy breeds. By providing livestock with the space and environments they need, organic farmers can reduce a lot of their hard work, …