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Microbe-Coated Seed Startup Could Help Us Thrive In a Dark, Dry Future

A startup by the name of Indigo has attracted some new attention in the form of a new $100 million investment, one of the biggest the ag-tech field …

10 Ways You Can Invest in Agriculture

Regardless of whether you’re from America’s heartland or hardly give your produce a second thought, there’s no denying the economic impact of …

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a USDA Aerial Cover Crop Seeding Helicopter

To our Massachusetts readers: if you spot a government helicopter flying low and slow over farmland, don't be alarmed. They're doing good work.For a …

What YOU should eat on your period

What YOU should eat on your period: Study shows syncing food to your menstrual cycle helps women stay in shape - and here's your meal plan<p><b>Appetites</b> …

The Time To Start Thinking About Repaying Student Loans Is When You Take Them Out

As the founder and CEO of Credible.com, a multi-lender student loan marketplace, I’m sometimes asked for insights about how people get into trouble with student loan debt, and how they can get out of it.<p>One issue that’s underappreciated is that the time to start thinking about repaying your student …

21 Foundation Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

Life-changing ways to create an even complexion, conceal dark circles, hide zits, and more.<p><b>1. Apply your base makeup in this order: color correctors, foundation, concealer.</b> If you're getting fine lines just sitting there trying to figure out the order in which to apply your base makeup, here's a …

Top 15 Stunning Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

Are you in the process of redesigning and remodeling your old, boring kitchen? If so our in-depth guide to top kitchen designs and styles should be a …

How to Be Happier than Anyone You Know

Only recently has the field of positive psychology emerged, and it has had a hard time getting a handle on happiness. Few really reliable facts have …

9 things to do in your 20s to retire by 40

Retiring by 40 is more than possible. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>Take "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson and Winnie Tseng, whose combined annual salary of $135,000 …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Procrastination

Bumble Bees Pick the Most Nutritional Pollen, Research Suggests

Changing Planet<p><b>By Sara LaJeunesse-Penn State</b><p>Bumble bees can detect the nutritional quality of pollen—an ability that helps them selectively forage among plant species to optimize their diet.<p>“Populations of many bee species are in decline across the world, and poor nutrition is thought to be a major …

The Exercises People Do Wrong Most Often (And How to Do Them the Right Way)

Whether you're training for your first 5k, aiming to lose weight or working to alleviate age-related aches and pains, strength training is an important component of any exercise program.<p>Everyone should consider including a basic weight lifting or resistance routine within their overall exercise …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

3 Signs Your Workout Is Too Easy

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When we drag ourselves out of bed for a workout, there's one goal we all have in common: Get the most out of it. Unfortunately, research shows we're not great at judging how hard we're pushing ourselves during our sweat sessions. In fact, when …

Do industrial agricultural methods actually yield more food per acre than organic ones?

One of the most persistent arguments for modern, mechanized agriculture is that it produces a lot of food per acre, leaving more land for other …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

What you really get for the high price of ‘humanely raised’ meat

More Americans are shopping for humanely raised and handled meat these days, some seeking health benefits and others because of concerns about the …

Agriculture

Newly Discovered Bacteria Can Resist All Antibiotics

A mutation discovered in people and livestock in China makes bacteria resistant to last-resort drugs.<p>A new report found bacteria resistant to …

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Is growing organically just a fad or is it the future of farming? - ABC Rural - ABC News

Is growing organically just a fad or is it the future of farming?<p>That was the topic of the Great Debate at the Ausveg 2015 National Horticulture …

Agriculture

We’re finding out more and more about the risks of antibiotics, a medicine once considered a wonder drug

But almost as soon as antibiotics were discovered, scientists began to realize their limitations. Bacteria quickly became resistant to the drugs, spawning "superbugs" that were immune to most treatments.<p>And scientists are now finding out that even when they're effective, antibiotics can have …

Tag: Design News

Current Obsessions: Into Summer<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Creative Designs to Make a Home Feel Brand-New<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Chelsea …

MUJI Huts Combine Micro-Home Minimalism with Traditional Japanese Style

Each structure is inspired by a single material: cork, aluminum or wood.<p>With a concept that brings to mind the classic children’s tale of <i>The Three Little Pigs</i>, Japanese brand MUJI has designed a collection of huts, each inspired by a single material: cork, aluminum or wood. Designed in …

8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management

<b>1. You can’t manage time, you can only manage yourself.</b><p>There are 24 hours in each day. You can’t change that. As long as you focus on managing time – searching for systems, lists, and tools – you are ignoring the real issue: how to manage yourself.<p><b>2. “Too much to do” and “Not enough time” are</b> …

Time Management

Young, idealistic farmers help keep land in production

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) — Hauling feed, herding pigs, long hours. Farming is hard. And 25-year-old Leanna Mulvihill loves it.<p>Young farmers like …

11 Stunning Arizona Hiking Spots You Need To See To Believe - Page 2 of 3

8. Fossil Springs Trail, Coconino National Forest<p><i>Photo credits: Kevin Muncie / Flickr</i><p>We would consider this hike moderately difficult. This trail is …

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning

Early mornings can make people feel more optimistic and ready to tackle challenging tasks.<p>"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find …

Time Management

5 Foolproof Muffins to Kick Off Baking Season

Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! You don't even need to be a "baker" to whip up these easy fall muffins. The recipes have all been fine tuned in my kitchen, so they come out perfect for you every time.<p><b>1. Oat Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping</b><p>These muffins are …

10 Reasons To Just Choose To Forgive

Several years ago, my husband left me — "disappeared" might be a better word. It ripped my world open in ways I didn't know were possible. The future …

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup

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