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Agriculture

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Local “One Woman Farm” Featured In New Documentary “Farmland”

Margaret Schlass of Marshall is one of six young farmers, and the only woman, profiled in a new documentary called “Farmland.”

04/28/2014

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Crop-Destructing Beetle Found In Rice From Middle East

Officials took action earlier this month after crop-destructing beetles were found in a bag of rice originating in the Middle East.

09/21/2013

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Poison Hemlock Growing Rapidly In Pa.

It’s not as nasty as Giant Hogweed, which can leave you with burns if you touch its sap, but another weed is causing concern in Pennsylvania.

07/02/2013

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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013