WSJ – Where to find Old Florida
Great Article on Florida.
This Article mentions Apalachicola and the oystermen/oyster industry. During Session 3 of Brittany’s Wedgworth program, they learned a lot about the struggles that face the oyster industry, and by extension the area, in the recent past.
WSJ – Buffalo getting $500k US Grant for water quality
The City of Buffalo is going to receive a $500k federal grant to improve the water quality in Lake Eerie.
WSJ Labor’s Blueberry Police
The WSJ published this on March 18th regarding an Oregon Blueberry Grower’s experience with the Department of Labor.
editorial: Florida Farm Bureau President on Water Conservation
John Hoblick: Farmers have taken steps to slash their water use
Florida Farmers and Ranchers are conserving over 11 billion gallons of water a year, according to data compiled by FDACS.
“Many other citizens have begun to recognize that farmers are the first stewards of natural resources. We share the same overall environmental goals.”
Septic Tanks do not threaten Springs
The ‘Fragile Springs’ continue to be a hot topic. This article discusses Septic Tanks and debunks some of the theories that malfunctioning septic tanks are to blame for excess nitrate nitrogen found in spring waters.
a ‘Dryer Sheet for Produce’
Interesting article on a new product coming out called: Fresh Paper. This has been touted as a ‘dryer sheet for produce’ and claims to extend the shelf life of produce in your refrigerator for up to 2-4 weeks.
March 25th was National Ag Day: http://www.fooddialogues.com/2014/03/24/its-national-ag-day
Individuals involved with Agribusiness traveled to Washington DC to promote policies related to their passion for growing and raising food.