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Trading With Cuba: Island nation’s farmers attuned to the possibilities of doing business with ‘The Big Country’

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Jorge Arias with the biotechnology company Alltech recently visited Cuba to help the company understand the agriculture systems there and see what business opportunities the country might offer. He spoke at “One: The Alltech Ideas Conference” in Louisville last month about what he found.
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Drones Over The Blacklands: Stiles Farm Filed Day attendees treated to UAV demos on the same day FAA publishes rules for commercial use

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On the same day the Federal Aviation Administration officially published new rules governing the commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, or drones,) producers at the annual Stiles Farm Field Day near Thrall saw an up-close demonstration of the new technology and heard from Texas AgriLife Research engineers about present and possible future uses for agriculture.

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The Psyllid Trap: Latest tool in battle against citrus greening disease uses sound to combat gnat-size pests

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Since citrus greening disease showed up in this country in 2005 and in Texas seven years later, researchers have attacked the problem with a shotgun approach — everything from insecticides to genetic modification and a special bacterium. State and federal government, along with citrus growers, have spent about $200 million on various research projects over the last decade.
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Tractors And The People Who Love Them: Freelance writer finds gold in red tractors and combines

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Other than being a bona fide gearhead and having a farmer for a grandfather, Lee Klancher had no special connection to tractors when the editors at Motorbooks International asked him to write a book about Farmall tractors several years ago. But he was also a freelance writer who couldn’t afford to turn down a paying gig, so he took it on.
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Notes and Quotes: Bits and briefs on beneficial bats, the Food Safety Modernization Act and ‘Bad Karma’

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A researcher at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) has confirmed something a lot of farmers and conservationists have suspected for a long time — bats do agriculture a world of good.
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Apps for Ag: As the saying goes, ‘There’s an app for that’ – even if you want to analyze cow poop

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Bob Dylan once wrote, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” There’s more truth than poetry in that line today, especially on the farm.
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A Win For Landowners: Agriculture groups surprised, and pleased, after state supreme court sides with ranch in groundwater case

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Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, an agriculture law specialist with Texas AgriLife Extension, was at a Texas Agricultural Law CLE (Continuing Legal Education) conference in Lubbock when news broke that the state Supreme Court had just applied the accommodation doctrine to a groundwater case.

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Conservation Agriculture: Geologist promoting soil ecology, soil health as way to sustain both crop yields and cropland

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David Montgomery is a geologist and university professor who spent six months last year visiting farms in this country and abroad as part of a book he’s writing about conservation agriculture. The book builds on a reoccurring theme in Montgomery’s work — the importance of soil, and not just to agriculture but to society and human health.

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Dozens of Texas landowners facing property condemnation lawsuits after pipeline gets federal approval

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An energy company building a pipeline through three counties in the Trans-Pecos region of the state recently served 45 landowners with condemnation suits, the latest in a series of battles that pits traditional Texas values of private property rights versus energy interests.
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Seems Like Old Times: Bringing Hill Country land back to the way it was in the early 1800s earns conservation award

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When Richard Taylor and his late wife Sally Taylor bought some rugged and ragged property in Mason County in 2001, they already knew what the land could do for them, but they also wanted to know what they could do for the land.
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