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Corn epidemic proves need for diversity

Last time, I outlined how we improved corn yields and lowered production costs by backcrossing a gene that conferred pollen sterility to hybrid corn varieties. By 1956, just 12 years after the trait was discovered, 85 percent of all the corn grown in the United States and Canada carried the Texas cytoplasm male sterile (Tcms) gene.

May 12, 2011 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Spill forces restaurant to close

A sewage spill took place Monday at the Quality Inn in Richmond Hill, forcing the restaurant at the motel to close.

May 12, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Jump N' Jacks opens with fun for whole family

Jump N' Jacks, Richmond Hill's new family fun center, held a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon to kick off its grand opening celebration.

May 09, 2011 | Katie McGurl Bryan County News | Business


Property transfers for April 25-28

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 25-28:

May 04, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Flat-fee real estate listing opens

SAVANNAH - Savannah List for Less, a locally owned and operated real-estate brokerage firm, has launched a new flat-fee listing service that provides homeowners, buyers and agents with a cost-effective, progressive way to buy or sell a home.

May 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Skin care group hires area recruiter

RINCON - Estrea USA LLC recently hired Kimberly Hunsinger as a sales recruiting manager. Her duties include recruiting, training and managing independent sales representatives for the company.

May 04, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Farm lender still offering loans

STATESBORO - AgSouth Farm Credit has distributed more than $45 million in profits to its borrowers in Georgia and South Carolina this spring as a result of record earnings in 2010.

May 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Dunham Marsh gets top accolade

The Dunham Marsh community in Richmond Hill was recently awarded Community of the Year by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Savannah.

April 28, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for April 15-22

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 15-22:

April 27, 2011 | Staff report | Business


Area jobless rates drop in March

ATLANTA – The jobless rates for the metro Savannah and coastal Georgia both declined during March.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Papa Murphy opens pizza shop here

Papa Murphy's, the take-and-bake pizza chain, recently opened its third Savannah area store in Richmond Hill at 3488 Hwy. 17 in the Shoppes at Harris Trail Shopping Center.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Company warns of scams after storms

The hail that battered roofs in Southeast Georgia recently did more than just damage shingles and gutters. It left homeowners vulnerable to scam artists who prey upon people who want their roofs repaired quickly and cheaply.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Boost corn yields, cut costs: Part 1

Genetically speaking, we are more like our moms than we are our dads. Yes, mom and dad each gave us half of the DNA in the nuclei of our cells, but those are not the only genes in our cells.

April 27, 2011 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Pembroke salutes its oldest businesses

Pembroke has more businesses that have survived for a quarter century or longer than the town's officials realized when they set out to honor them all.

April 26, 2011 | Al Hackle Special to the News | Business


Tractor Supply to support 4-H

National 4-H Council recently announced the spring 4-H Paper Clover Promotion in partnership with Tractor Supply Co.

April 25, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


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Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Business Briefs for Aug. 20

Quality rated:Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently became the first child-care center in Bryan County to become Quality Rated.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State tax collections up over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


Ports Authority sets record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Richmond Hill to hear request on RH Plantation change

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

August 11, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Business


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