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Know your FRAC codes

Don’t know what a FRAC code is? It’s important when dealing with fungicide resistance. In this blog post at UT Crops, authors Alice Cochran (Graduate Research Asst.) and Heather Kelly (Extension Plant Pathologist) discuss what FRAC codes are and why it’s important when you’re rotating fungicides. 707 more words

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No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Children’s Hungry Looks

by Justin Bigelow,
Policy Associate
National Human Services Assembly

What has the power to feed 3 million children, improve nutrition over the summer months, and improve school attendance? 558 more words

National Human Services Assembly

Is it fracing or fracking?

“Is it fracing or fracking?” a question that that pokes its head up every so often. A subject generally dismissed on grounds of minor importance and consequence. 313 more words

Fracking

A Fracking Tale!

Natural gas has the potential to be a clean, practical, abundant, and affordable energy source. Collectively, these energy and environmental benefits will help achieve our National objectives in the development of alternative sources of energy that are plentiful, clean and convenient. 3,091 more words

Technical: Fracking What Makes it Tick? - Demystifying the Why’s, Technology and Science behind Unconventional Oil and Shale Gas Extraction

This discussion is a first order review of the principles governing hydraulic fracturing of shale formations that give rise to natural gas.  We will begin with a brief review of the qualitative aspects of unconventional recovery methods and then build, piece-by-piece a semi-quantitative framework for the design of a hydrofracturing treatment. 9,089 more words

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Fracking What Makes it Tick? Demystifying the Why’s, Technology and Science behind Unconventional Oil and Shale Gas Extraction

Fracking What Makes it Tick? Demystifying the Why’s, Technology and Science behind Unconventional Oil and Shale Gas Extraction

A long title for something going on for about 150 years; and yet the topic of much controversy and confusion. 426 more words

Fracking What Makes it Tick? -Demystifying the Why’s, Technology and Science behind Unconventional Oil and Shale Gas Extraction

Contrary to some media reports, hydraulic fracturing is not a “drilling process.” Also, many wrongly view hydraulic fracturing as the midnight shadow of witches dancing around the fiery cauldron brewing a magical potion of eye of newt, toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog, with adder’s fangs, blind women’s string, lizard’s leg and owlet’s wing to be forced into the bowels of earth to cause death and destruction throughout the world. 191 more words