Agriculture / Food

Scientists may have settled a debate between anglers and fishery managers over the future of the lake trout in the Great Lakes.
Microgreens are simple and easy to grow indoors in winter.
For some people, the colder months of the year can seem to stretch interminably. For gardeners, though, this period can be a time of opportunity.
The fresh taste of citrus fruits and their fragrant flowers are appealing and may make a trip to a Florida orchard sound tempting. But growing citrus plants indoors can, if lucky, result in some delicious fruits and provide homegrown tropical flavors in winter.
Often sold during the holiday season in a decorated topiary form, the value of rosemary goes beyond its ornamental use.
For more than 10,000 years, humans have harnessed the fermentative power of yeast to create beer, wine, cheese and bread. But yeasts are also critical to the process of generating other important products, including medicines such as penicillin and biofuels such as ethanol.
Breads and cakes baked in glass jars and then sealed with canning lids are not safe to eat.
The cranberry crop at harvest is beautiful. Blue sky reflected on the water, bright red fruit and the autumn leaves of surrounding trees create an image as colorful as its history.
It's called by a variety of names around the United States: stuffing, filling and dressing. No matter the name, though, it is a favorite for Thanksgiving and through the holiday season.
When the temperature dips well below freezing, many landscape plants need an extra layer of protection, especially if there's no snow cover.