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Seth MacFarlane

'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane was born and raised in Kent, CT.
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  • On corn and in-laws

     
    Here's an update on my backyard corn crop. As I wrote last month, I am giving corn a try in my garden. I thought it was going well, but when I showed the plants to my father-in-law in late June,......
  • Feeding the world, poisoning the planet

    First of five articles AASEN, Netherlands -- Leopold Hendrick admits a visitor through the locked doors of the world's first bureaucracy dedicated to tracking and taxing animal waste, a kind of manure IRS. The government administrator apologizes for...
  • Producing more nitrogen, not knowing where it goes

    Applied to soils as fertilizer and released as fuel burned in autos and industries, nitrogen readily spreads through the planet's natural systems, with devastating consequences. For decades, farmers and researchers were convinced that agriculture...
  • Ivorian revival feeds on troubles in Ghana cocoa sector

    ENCHI Ghana (Reuters) - Three years ago, when James joined Ghana's anti-smuggling task force, his job was to intercept illicit cocoa shipments from neighboring Ivory Coast to preserve the superior quality of his country's beans. Now he has to stop it...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed
    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Agencies launch raid on marijuana growers on Yurok reservation

    Agencies launch raid on marijuana growers on Yurok reservation
    First, the out-of-state license plates came to the upper reaches of the Yurok Indian Reservation, followed by dump trucks of fertilizer and heavy equipment that punched roads into tribal land. Runaway marijuana cultivation had made it unsafe to hike,...
  • Mexico tries to relaunch stranded North Korean ship

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican rescue workers were trying to refloat a North Korean vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico a few miles from a port where it had planned to load fertilizer, authorities said on Tuesday. The 6,700-tonne freighter "Mu Du...
  • For a career change, how about worm farming?

    For a career change, how about worm farming?
    Some people see worms as wriggly, slimy crawlers, but Bill Clark saw them as a second career move. "I was an [air] traffic controller at Newport News. I had done that for 30 some years and you have to retire at age 56. So I was looking for… a...
  • 'Peak soil' threatens future global food security

    LONDON (Reuters) - The challenge of ensuring future food security as populations grow and diets change has its roots in soil, but the increasing degradation of the earth's thin skin is threatening to push up food prices and increase deforestation.    ...
  • Gardening: How can I get rid of the hemlock pest wooly adelgid?

    Q: I have several weeping hemlocks that have a pest, the wooly adelgid. Online, I found only vaguely limited solutions such as professional pest control to the tune of hundreds of dollars. Is there anything I can do at home? I've tried early spring...
  • On Gardening: Shrimp plants a feast for the eyes, hummingbirds

    On Gardening: Shrimp plants a feast for the eyes, hummingbirds
    Hummingbird fanatics, you must add the shrimp plant to your garden's floral menu. Your first thought might be the yellow shrimp or lollipop plant, Pachystaychus lutea. While I would say that is must have, too, the one I am touting today is known...
  • Nature's dying migrant worker

    SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, Calif. On a cool January day in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Steve Ellis culled his sick bees. The only sounds were their steady buzz and the chuffing of the smoker he used to keep them calm as he opened the hives, one...