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Trees can help to conserve energy when planted in urban landscapes

Nov 01, 17 Trees can help to conserve energy when planted in urban landscapes

Posted by in Gardening, Landscaping

By Mary Carol Sheffield Georgia’s Arbor Day comes in February, but fall is the ideal time of year to plant a new tree in your landscape. Trees planted now will have time to produce new roots before they have to supply water to lots of thirsty leaves next spring. Planting now means the tree will require less maintenance when spring...

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From farm fields to flight paths: Researchers working to turn a novel oilseed crop into jet fuel

Nov 01, 17 From farm fields to flight paths: Researchers working to turn a novel oilseed crop into jet fuel

Posted by in Agriculture, Scientific Studies, Tech

By Merritt Melancon Researchers have produced biofuels from corn, switchgrass and even algae, but researchers at the University of Georgia will soon study a new source of renewable biofuels: the lesser-known crop of carinata, also known as “Ethiopian mustard.” Through a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of...

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Commissioner Putnam Recognizes Florida’s 17 Million Acres of Forests During Working Forests Week

Nov 01, 17 Commissioner Putnam Recognizes Florida’s 17 Million Acres of Forests During Working Forests Week

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Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 • Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service are celebrating the benefits of Florida’s more than 17 million acres of forests during Florida’s third annual Working Forests Week,...

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Climate Change: Is Florida a “State of Denial?”

Nov 01, 17 Climate Change: Is Florida a “State of Denial?”

Posted by in Scientific Studies

By: Trimmel Gomes TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As Florida cities wrestle with how to haul out millions of tons of post-hurricane debris and where to put it, the environmental community is asking whether the storms could mark a turning point in the state’s reputation for minimizing the issue of climate change. Despite Florida’s...

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