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USDA Decides To Implement Farm Bill Provision

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas cotton producers say they are pleased to learn the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reconsidered its decision about implementing a provision of the farm bill. 199 more words


Just Say No, Kids!

Water conservation isn’t just a personal issue; businesses need to keep an eye on their water usage, too. Even some businesses that aren’t entirely on the up-and-up. 316 more words

Drought Diaries

The short, stubby arm of the law

They’re on to you.

You think its no big deal to wash off your driveway with a hose. Sure, you could get a broom and  567 more words


But I would walk 500 miles. And I would walk 500 more. Just to . . . walk off a sugary soda? *

Interesting new study and infographic showing a) how far one would have to walk to walk off a 20 oz sugary soda and b) how making this information readily accessible to consumers changed behavior: 20 more words

Food Politics

California crop harvests plummet as drought takes toll on national food supply

By Julie Wilson staff writer

(NaturalNews) The end of September marked three straight years of severe drought for California, with the state receiving less than 60 percent of its average precipitation. 659 more words

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In a cloud, horseplay rising
from a two-year drought—
time to feed to breathe.

WPC(4) — “Refraction”