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Biotech program helps farmers and the environment – Taipei Times

By Lo Chi and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer The Environmental Protection Administration’s (EPA) promotion of preventive biotechnology in agriculture over the past few years has not only helped the environment, but also improved harvest yield and quality, and enabled farmers to save on expenses, the agency said. Overuse of fertilizer has […]

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Christy Mirack murder case to be featured on companion discovery+ and podcast program

Christy Mirack murder case to be featured on companion discovery+ and podcast program LNP | LancasterOnline Source link

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Audio: Grundy County Jewett Norris Library staff announces building improvements, readies for Summer Reading Program

Grundy County Jewett Norris Library Director Theresa Hunsaker says a lot has been done at the library in Trenton since it was closed due to the pandemic and now that it has reopened. One of those things was replacing elevator boards, which took about six weeks and another was the addition of curbside service, which […]

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Genealogy Program Slated

Genealogy Program Slated | Community Events | primepublishers.com PrimePublishers.com Source link

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Frankie Meyer: ‘Roots Less Traveled’ and other TV genealogy programs can provide ideas for research

Frankie Meyer: ‘Roots Less Traveled’ and other TV genealogy programs can provide ideas for research Joplin Globe Source link

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Canada

Ottawa reveals details of emergency immigration program for Ukrainian refugees | CBC News

The federal government announced Thursday a special immigration program that will allow Ukrainian refugees to live and work in Canada for up to three years. The program, called the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel, waives many of the typical requirements for Canadian visa applications. Applicants do not have to hold valid passports and family members of […]

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Sports

Summer youth tennis program returns to St. Joseph

Summer youth tennis program returns to St. Joseph Herald Palladium Source link

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Science

No, Starbucks Is Not Getting Rid of Paper Cups — but a New Program Aims to Promote Returnable and Reusable Cups

While the above efforts may certainly help reduce Starbucks’ waste output, they are simply not enough to eliminate it. According to Clean Water Action, Starbucks uses over 8,000 paper cups every minute, which equates to around 4 billion paper cups a year, or 1.6 million trees. And that statistic doesn’t include the paper cups’ plastic […]

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Health

Pulaski County Historical Society to Hold Annual Feature Program Thursday

The Pulaski County Historical Society will host the annual feature program Thursday night (March 17) which will be “The Potowatami of the Fulton/Pulaski Counties Region and the Trail of Death” given by Shirley Willard of the Fulton County Historical Society. According to information submitted by Karen Fritz, Willard has written, edited and published books and […]

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Gaming

Doordash’s new ‘gas rewards’ program comes with strings attached | Engadget

Doordash has a gas rewards program aimed at helping delivery drivers mitigate the high cost of fuel. While it’s better than nothing, it’s more complicated and possibly less impactful than the fuel surcharges recently added by Uber and Lyft. Beginning on March 17th, drivers for Doordash will be able to receive 10% cashback on gas […]