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Is the Push for Profit Jeopardizing the Safety of Marijuana?

March 23, 2020 | Berkshire Corporation

In a casual perusal of the shelves at our local bookstore, it was hard not to notice a prominent display groaning with investment ‘how-to’ guides. Maybe it’s because folks are mindful of the upcoming tax season and ruminating hopefully on ... Read More

Perilous Protista and Mycotoxic Molds

March 10, 2020 | Berkshire Corporation

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so it is said. It is also held that one man’s meat is another man’s poison. Part of our everyday lexicon, such aphorisms speak to the subjectivity of taste and individual predilection. ... Read More

What Every Home Canner Needs to Know…

March 3, 2020 | Berkshire Corporation

In Europe of the early modern period, one now common item came to be regarded first with suspicion and then with outright fear. A silent killer, it appeared to afflict only the wealthy classes, leaving its victims writhing in cramping ... Read More