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  A Colorado county may have a model for the nation’s conservation efforts By Judith Kohler The Denver Post David Kelly has lived his whole life in Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River Valley, where his family has ranched since 1952. The community is committed to helping him and other ranchers the...
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By John Flesher The Associated Press MECOSTA, MICH. » For generations, Brian Sackett’s family has farmed potatoes that are made into chips found on grocery shelves in much of the eastern U.S. About 25% of the nation’s potato chips get their start in Michigan, where reliably cool air during Se...
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By Emily Schmall and Karan Deep Singh © The New York Times Co. BHAGWANPURA, INDIA » The farmer sat in the house his grandfather built, contemplating economic ruin. Jaswinder Singh Gill had plowed 20 years of savings from an earlier career as a mechanical engineer into his family’s nearly 40-acre pl...
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By Henry Fountain © The New York Times Co. CANADIAN, TEXAS » Adam Isaacs stood surrounded by cattle in an old pasture that had been overgrazed for years. Now it was a jumble of weeds. “Most people would want to get out here and start spraying it” with herbicides, he said. “My family use...
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  By Ana Swanson © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Trump administration Wednesday announced a ban on imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Xinjiang area of China, as well as all products made with those materials, citing human rights violations and the widespread use of f...
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The administration has options to cut emissions even if a Republican-led Senate opposes climate-focused agriculture policies.  By Georgina Gustin January 4, 2021 The Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, and the Navoiyazot chemical plant in Navoi, Uzbekistan, have a lot ...
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  Dino Grandoni Dec. 10, 2020 at 5:54 a.m. MST with Alexandra Ellerbeck Joe Biden just picked one of his most important — if unheralded — Cabinet members when it comes to enacting his agenda on climate change. Tom Vilsack, who ran the Agriculture Department for eight years under Presid...
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By Julia Turshen © The New York Times Co. It’s the first harvest season of an unparalleled year. We visited three small farms, where we found people cultivating far more than food. Despite quarantines and lockdowns and disruptions, they are nurturing networks. It’s both inspiring and instructi...
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hared from the 8/23/2020 The Denver Post eEditio By Samy Magdy
The Associated Press   A Second Village farmer shows a shriveled olive. Egypt’s farmers face severely stretched water resources because of years of mismanagement and increasing population. SECOND VILLAGE, EGYPT»In the winter o...
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The Hutchinson News WINDOM, KAN.» With a nudge toward the past, Kansas farms are using bees once again to increase crop health. During the early 1900s, bees were prevalent in the state. Jorge Garibay, a beekeeping consultant from St. John, and others want to increase their number...
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  Shared from the 5/9/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Brian Melley The Associated Press LOS ANGELES» The nation’s most productive agricultural state moved Wednesday to ban a controversial pesticide widely used to control a range of insects but blamed for harming brain development in ba...
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One of every three bites of food eaten worldwide depends on pollinators, especially bees, for a successful harvest. And in the past several months, a scramble in California’s almond groves has given the world a taste of what may lie in store for food production if the widespread — and still puzzling...
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BRUSSELS » The European Union made a key breakthrough Friday to ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination. The 28 member states got a large majority, representing some three-quarters of its population, backing the ban on the three prevalent neonicotinoid pesticides, which will t...
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HOLYOKE FARMLAND Solar-powered pivot a success By Jeff Rice Sterling Journal-Advocate Randy Weis and his mother, Darlene, stand in front of the solar array on their farm southeast of Holyoke. Jeff Rice, Sterling Journal-Advocate Randy Weis’ potatoes weren’t just nourished by sunshine this p...
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By Paul Tullis Special to The Washington Post   Bananas are for sale at a grocery store in Upper St. Clair, Pa. Curved, yellow Cavendish bananas make up 99 percent of all bananas sold in the United States. Gene J. Puskar, The Associated Press In a hot, dry field near a place called Hum...
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While India reaped the benefits of the Green Revolution in the 1960s, her neighbour China is now taking the lead in another area of sustainable agriculture -- developing crops that meet the challenges posed by global warming. Chinese agricultural scientists are wo...
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of $3.8 million to support research, education, and extension projects that will assist current organic producers and those transitioning into organic farming. The funding is available through the Organic Transitions Program,...
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As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world. An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep freeze...
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They're big eyed, small bodies, hard boned, and busy. Busy bees are where your honey comes from, duh, but have you ever marveled at how intricate and thought out the whole honey making operation is for these nano sized critters? It all begins with the pollen. Bees have a miraculous ability to pollin...
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Overuse of the fertilizer has wasted a valuable natural resource and caused serious pollution. Researchers are warning that inappropriate management of phosphate fertilizer and animal manure in China has resulted in serious water pollution and substantial waste of phosphorus, a non-renewable inorga...
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