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Water ecology group seeks targeted government policy after provincial land transfer

A concerned citizens group focused on sustaining water ecosystems in Saskatchewan is calling on the provincial government to do more to protect wetlands, after the environment ministry announced a recent reclassification of 74,000 acres of Crown land. 758 more words

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How to control rodents that affect our Rice Farm by Paschal Farms NG.

1. Fencing with bamboo or chicken wire mesh, or polythene sheet round the field may deter rats and grasscutters.

2. Use of local metal traps. 40 more words

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Scientists identify new fungal pathogen in New York apples

In a study of New York state apple orchards, Cornell plant pathologists have identified a new fungal pathogen that causes bitter rot disease in apples. Also, a second related fungus known to… 6 more words


Effective treatment for Citrus Greening Disease discovered at UC Riverside

UC Riverside scientists have found the first substance capable of controlling Citrus Greening Disease, which has devastated citrus farms in Florida and also threatens California. 9 more words


Editorial: Slow down for farm vehicles

Oregon amazes residents and visitors for so many reasons, including the fertile soil that makes crops bountiful and provides a cornucopia of delicious produce for chefs and diners. 39 more words


The Business of Cover Crops

On Wednesday, Iowa Learning Farms hosted the first webinar in the Cover Crop Bootcamp series: “The Business of Cover Crops” with Matt Carstens, President & CEO of Landus Cooperative… 514 more words


Change is not only inevitable, but plays a crucial part in life. Nature is our best teacher.

Do you remember the flowering barley I shared with you in May? 96 more words