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Crops in 25 States Damaged by Unintended Drift of Weed Killer

Published: 
Wed, 11/01/2017 (All day)

A weed killer called dicamba has damaged more than 3.6 million acres of soybean crops, or about 4 percent of all soybeans planted in the United States this year, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday in calling for an urgent federal response.

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Farming in an Age of Drought

Published: 
Thu, 03/31/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Jesus Ramos is a first-generation Mexican immigrant and farm owner who, after coming to America to work as a field hand, grew his business into a 140-acre orange farm. But today, Jesus and his family’s way of life is under threat. 

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New Mexico county first in nation to ban fracking to safeguard water

Published: 
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 8:06am
Category: 
Water

Sitting in the tidy living room of the home they built themselves, Sandra and Roger Alcon inventory what they see as the bounty of their lives: freedom, family, community, land, animals … and water.