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Q&A: Commissioner Will Jordan backs tax hike for schools – The Daily News Journal


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Q&A: Commissioner Will Jordan backs tax hike for schools
The Daily News Journal
Q: Your father was a long-time Rutherford County Board of Education member who called himself the taxpayers’ candidate and opposed spending money to equip each classroom with student computers and providing indoor pools at all of the large high

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MRSA in pork: farming leaders join calls for clampdown on illegal antibiotics use – The Guardian


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MRSA in pork: farming leaders join calls for clampdown on illegal antibiotics use
The Guardian
Tracy Worcester, of Farms Not Factories, said: “This confirms that intensive, indoor pig rearing is a defective system that cannot operate without routine overuse of antibiotics. Government negligence along with the complicity of the veterinary

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Grow A Full&Size Garden In Your Dark, Dingy Apartment With This Smart Farm – Co.Exist


Co.Exist

Grow A Full&Size Garden In Your Dark, Dingy Apartment With This Smart Farm
Co.Exist
Growing food indoors usually happens at a small scale: If you happen to have enough natural light, or an LED-lit gadget on your countertop, maybe you have a few herbs in your kitchen. But a new system, called the Click & Grow Smart Farm, lets city

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How personal food computers could revolutionize farming – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

How personal food computers could revolutionize farming
Christian Science Monitor
The project could mark the beginning of a marriage between two movements in agriculture today: vertical farming, or the sustainable cultivation of crops in tiered rows for indoor growing; and open sourcing, which allows the free sharing of agricultural …

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Obstinate attitudes prevail in California’s most water-guzzling zip codes – Mother Nature Network (blog)


Mother Nature Network (blog)

Obstinate attitudes prevail in California’s most water-guzzling zip codes
Mother Nature Network (blog)
As explained by the Washington Post, each household within the Santa Fe Irrigation District, no matter how palatial, will be issued an “essential allotment for basic indoor needs.” Outdoor water usage must be drastically cut to reach the state’s targets.
In California, rich can rationalize water use instead of rationing itTampabay.com
Surviving drought in the Golden State as it lacks its most precious commodityIrish Times

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Breakfast just one more thing for diverse farm – Eau Claire Country Today


Eau Claire Country Today

Breakfast just one more thing for diverse farm
Eau Claire Country Today
They converted the farm’s kitchen for commercial canning and restored the rest of the house and some of the outbuildings to their historic charm. Their annual fall festival at Fieldstones features a 10-acre corn maze, indoor hay maze, pumpkin patch and …

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The US Department of Agriculture (ARS) Agrees to Collaborate and Grow … – Benzinga

The US Department of Agriculture (ARS) Agrees to Collaborate and Grow
Benzinga
ARS conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and will use Affinor’s technology to produce strawberries indoors in the ARS facility in Kearneysville, WV and in the controlled environment at

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Rooftop farms are sprouting nationwide, cultivating economic, environmental … – Indiana Gazette


Indiana Gazette

Rooftop farms are sprouting nationwide, cultivating economic, environmental
Indiana Gazette
Meyer and Boychuk, who plan to sell their vegetables to local markets and offer subscriptions, are also building a 1,000-square-foot indoor urban farm to support year-round crop production. Omni Ecosystems employs an engineered soil system whose …

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Rooftop farms are sprouting nationwide, cultivating economic, environmental … – Salina.com

Rooftop farms are sprouting nationwide, cultivating economic, environmental
Salina.com
Rooftop farms are popping up around the city, from the McCormick Place convention center, which has grown tens of thousands of pounds of produce since 2013, to a historic Pullman neiborhood factory — expected to have the world’s largest operation when …

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