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NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, New York environmental conservation commissioner Joseph Martens, right, explains the department's findings on hydraulic fracturing during a cabinet meeting at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. At left is acting health commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker. Gov. An…

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NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

FILE - This Feb. 14, 2013 file photo shows David Johnson posing in the kitchen of his home at his family's Apple Hills Farm in Chenango, N.Y. While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving…

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NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

ALBANY, N.Y. — While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York’s decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams.

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Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices

DES MOINES, Iowa — Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it’s about time.

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Inspiration still flows from water harvesting tour

Water harvesting tour delivered inspiration for living more lightly on the earth.

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Inspiration still flows from water harvesting tour

Inspiration still flows from water harvesting tour

Water harvesting tour delivered inspiration for living more lightly on the earth.

November 01, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Two upcoming garden tours unearth numerous possibilities.

October 11, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Average price of Arizona shopping basket slips; meat prices drop but still high.Ariz

October 07, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Are your plants on steroids? Here's a better option.

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

The 4-H program is open to youth ages 12 to 19. 

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The secret life of beekeepers

The secret life of beekeepers

Tucson man has what it takes to become a successful beekeeper.

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Coffee to keep you cool

Coffee to keep you cool

Crazy coffees: Chemistry set, nitrous, chile, mesquite or corn.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

A weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Maya Wallace wins $1,000 to use to attend University of Arizona.

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Ask the Garden Sage

Ask the Garden Sage

Growing fava beans, trimming bird of paradise and watering mature citrus trees

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Urban-farming supporters decry proposed Tucson code changes

Urban-farming supporters decry proposed Tucson code changes

Tucsonans weighed in once again on the city’s plans to update what’s allowed and what’s forbidden when it comes to planting gardens or raising chickens within city limits.

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Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

I am finding kissing bugs in my house. Is there any way to prevent them from getting in and biting us?

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16 NWS SCHOOLS

16 NWS SCHOOLS

Tilapia is a popular fish to raise in aquaponic systems. 

April 30, 2014 9:26 pm

The traditional 5 C's

Copper

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