Mites Add Insult to Injury

Mites are tiny animals closely related to spiders and ticks. Several species are serious pests of ornamental trees and shrubs, evergreens, flowers and vegetables. Red spider mites are small and appear as small flecks running around on the underside of…

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Hancock Fabrics Emerges from Bankruptcy

BALDWYN, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hancock Fabrics, Inc. announced that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after successfully restructuring its business operations and satisfying the conditions to effectiveness set forth in the Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”) confirmed by the United…

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Dig It: The Secrets of Soil at Smithsonian

Area farmers make their living producing feed, food, forage, fuel and fiber from the soil, says Dennis Epplin, University of Illinois Extension crop systems educator. Many in the agricultural sector know quite a bit about some aspects of the soil;…

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