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PhilSCAT’s Chinese experts bid last farewell

As the PhilSCAT’s second technical cooperation between the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China is about to conclude by June 2017, five Chinese experts bids their last farewell to their Filipino colleagues through a send-off party held at the PhilSCAT’s Multi-purpose hall on March 3, 2017. 315 more words



“First developed as a chemical weapon before World War II, chlorpyrifos has been sold by Dow as a pesticide since the mid-1960s. It has been blamed for sickening dozens of farmworkers in recent years.” 19 more words


Seattle Firm Proposing Solar Projects in South Anne Arundel County

A Seattle company is proposing to build solar projects on three South Anne Arundel County farms is holding a public meeting this evening to discuss the project and field questions and comments. 299 more words

County News

Raw foodies: Europe's earliest humans did not use fire 

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Studying dental plaque from a 1.2 million year old hominin (early human species), recovered by the Atapuerca Research Team in 2007 in Sima del Elefante in northern Spain, archaeologists extracted microfossils to find the earliest direct evidence of food eaten by early humans. 448 more words


Smiling M Ranch, Paso Robles

A farmhouse, silos, and 711 +/- acres in Paso Robles wine country – welcome to the Smiling M Ranch. Situated on the Union Road Wine Trail and surrounded by vineyards and agricultural land, the ranch offers gated privacy, minutes from town. 119 more words

Real Estate

The Ancient Roots of Orkney's Bere Barley

The first ever conference about bere barley is being held in Orkney today (Thursday 29th June) at UHI Orkney College. The event is being attended by over 60 invited guests from a targeted audience: everything from distillers to archaeologists. 1,079 more words

Orkney News

Miracles, Mud and MLAs

A Throwback-Thursday Glimpse at the Life of Alumnus Janelle Herbert

“Every day is a miracle!”

 The smile on Janelle’s face grows as she shares how, as a farmer, it is hard NOT to recognize that we are in God’s creation. 677 more words