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Farmers Turning Away From Pesticides And Toward Wildflowers

Farmers for flowers.
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Saturday Is Old Farmer's Day!

You don't have to be old to celebrate Old Farmer's Day . But it doesn't hurt. My grandfather was a farmer. He helped run a dairy farm in Litchfield County and he and my grandmother grew and harvested tobacco, too. That was before my time, but I certainly heard a lot of great stories about those...
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Europe Bans Bee Killing Pesticides

In a move touted by environmentalists as a "major victory," the European Union has agreed to prohibit the outdoor use of three chemicals that have been shown to have an effect on bees abilities to forage and form colonies. As honey bees gather pollen and nectar for their survival, they pollinate...
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