South Carolina drought leaves crops withering in heat

...grass isn't growing in pastures, Derrick said. Soybeans didn't grow or died in the heat, he said.He chose not to plant 100 acres of land and is praying for rain. Afternoon thunderstorms seem to fall to the west and east of his land, he...

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

...California's third-largest employer, with a staff of 195,000."I just thought it was important for a public university to plant the flag here for low-wage workers and a more livable wage," said Napolitano, who was President Barack Obama's...

Boston police captain's son plotted to plant bombs at college

The son of a Boston police captain has been accused of plotting to detonate pressure-cooker bombs at an unidentified university and to broadcast the killings of students live online to show his support for the Islamic State group

The Way We Were: Brooks Keel at start of his academic career

...9-year-olds not only visited the Netherlands, they also learned to plant tulips 'the Dutch way.'"The story went on to describe...they knew of her native country. She also showed them how to plant tulips in front of the school.A young Keel is described...

Wine Time: Priest Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 and Coachgun 2009, Napa Valley

...sustainable farming, but then they don't offer health insurance. Our people come first."Becker said they would like to plant more vineyards on the property, but it is difficult and expensive. So Priest Ranch and Somerston are likely to concentrate...

Concrete dome built at Plant Vogtle to shield backup power equipment for emergency

...Power said.Since the Fukushima event, Ledford said two regional staging areas for emergency equipment have been created in the U.S. Equipment stored in a Memphis, Tenn., facility could be flown to Plant Vogtle if needed, he said.

Wine Time: Charles & Charles Rose 2014, Washington

...region, with nearly 11 million acres in the eastern part of the state. Because it is so large, the region allows growers to plant a widely diverse selection of grape varieties.Washington is now the second-largest premium wine producer in the country...

Steam generator latest large delivery to Plant Vogtle nuclear construction site

The arrival of a steam generator weighing 1.3 million pounds for the expansion of Plant Vogtle is the latest of recent large deliveries to the nuclear reactor construction site.

Gary Ivey

...service from DSM-Austin Industries in Augusta, GA, a career which took him from corporate offices in New York City to plants in Argentina. An avid golfer, Mr. Ivey was a member of the former Highland Park Golf Club and a founding member in...

Sid Mullis: Indian hawthorn popular in commercial, home landscapes

...helpful to make 3-4 applications from mid-October to late November if wet weather prevails.The best control of all is to plant Indian hawthorn varieties that are more resistant to leaf spot such as: Georgia Petite, Eleanor Tabor, Clara, Blueberry...