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Seeds From the Tombs

Many gardeners know that cool, dry, dark places are ideal for long-term seed storage. Many gardeners cite the seeds found in ancient Egyptian pyramids as evidence. 1,486 more words

History

Field Crops Entomologist position available at Louisiana State

WORK LOCATION: The position will be based at the Tom H. Scott Research and Extension Center near Winnsboro, LA. Opportunities for research and extension activities exist at three research stations in the Region and in the Department of Entomology on campus in Baton Rouge, LA. 729 more words

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Web Soil Survey

Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue. The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job easy. 165 more words

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The Heritage of Turkey Red Winter Wheat

There are many reasons to love heritage foods, including health and flavor.  But another fascinating aspect of these foods is their history.

And what better heritage food to celebrate than Turkey Red winter wheat, the grain that made Kansas the Wheat State? 508 more words

The Sunflower State

30-Year Normals

Agriculture is very much a weather-dependent pursuit. The success or failure of both garden and field crops in any given year depends primarily on the rainfall and temperatures. 134 more words

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Field Crops - Harvest

Harvest time was a family and community effort, everyone pitching in to make the hay and harvest the crops. Often times families would help their neighbours, exchanging their time for help on their farm in return. 652 more words

The Changing Face of American Agriculture: Part 3

High Tech

Many involved in agriculture, commercial or entrepreneurial, feel that technology will shape the future.

The Internet continues to evolve into the driving force in agriculture. 749 more words

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