Category Archives: farming

Atrazine still seeping into drinking water supplies across the US

Atrazine still seeping into drinking water supplies across the US – Myhighplains.com –   

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Eat a peach this summer in the Lone Star State

Texas Agriculture Daily News A festival of peaches Tuesday, July 08, 2014 This year could be the best peach crop in recent years. Outside Weatherford, the O’Bannon family peach trees are thriving. Jean O’Bannon said, “It is finally a good … Continue reading

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Discussion of GMO foods program set for July 15, Dimmitt

From press release on Texas Ag Daily: Texas Agriculture Daily News Discussion of GMO foods program set for July 15, Dimmitt Monday, July 07, 2014 A program explaining the role of genetically modified organism (GMO) foods in the U.S. food … Continue reading

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Golden rice in Texas? Evaluating genetically engineered rice-by-design

Golden Rice is a saffron-colored bioengineered rice that a lot of people are trying to make a case for. Greenpeace doesn’t support golden rice. Proponents of the non-GMO movement don’t like the idea of altering food in any way, shape … Continue reading

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New Farm Bill Provides Relief for Local Ranchers

The new farm bill provides several programs to assist producers who have been experiencing higher than normal cattle deaths and loss of grazing areas. The Livestock Forage Disaster Program is one of these programs that aim to help out agricultural … Continue reading

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