Mystery of the cow tunnels. Wages of crop insurance fraud. Death by buck. Taking the goat cure. A deadly, drunken horse race. Broccoli’s extreme makeover. Asses and wild dogs. Women in the woods. And more....More
John Warmerdam says the peach ripening protocol developed by Carlos Crisosto has dramatically changed fruit marketing for the better. It is giving consumers a peach that tastes good as well as looks good....More
Cattle rustlers and cargo thieves. Pig farmer and naked repo men. Scenes from the Doomsday Vault. Mercury in the food basket. Dirty money taints wine. Licking the sun. Hi-vis chickens. And more....More
The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) in California has a new enemy. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside have imported an invasive pest from Pakistan that preys solely on the ACP. A parasitic wasp called Tamarixia radiate has been released in southern California to help slow the spread of the ACP. A second kind of parasitic wasp may soon be released, pending U.S. Department of Agricutlure approval.