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    Oct 28, 2015

    Getting a little 'batty' before Halloween

    Bats not only play an important roll in ecosystems, but have been credited with providing billions of dollars in agricultural pest control services...More
  • Plates of Mexican food
    Oct 26, 2015

    How Facebook has killed legitimate debate

    When it comes to communications, social media has perhaps done more to destroy diligent debate than any other medium known to man...More
  • Oct 21, 2015

    ‘Skeptic’s Day’ a logical opportunity to discuss GMOs

    A commonly-asked question on the website is whether GMOs cause cancer. “No,” says the online response from Kevin Folta, chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida. “There is absolutely zero reputable evidence that GMO foods cause cancer.”...More
  • Sep 14, 2015

    Hooray, football is back – pass the pig bladder

    Hooray! College and professional football is back and it’s exciting to root again for your favorite teams. Finally, television is worth watching again. The college football season kicked off the first weekend of September amid an incredible season opener. The televised Brigham Young University versus Nebraska game was a thriller as the BYU quarterback lobbed a ‘Hail Mary’ pass in the final play of the game which was caught on the goal line, for a come from behind road win over the football powerhouse Nebraska....More
  • New almond planting
    Sep 10, 2015

    Why do farmers have to defend making a profit? 2

    Why is it okay for software engineers and computer developers to profit richly but not the American farmer?...More
  • Aug 23, 2015

    Indecision sinking California faster than epic drought 2

    Newly-released National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellite imagery pictorially illustrates that California is sinking faster than ever before – notably not at the speed of the iceberg hit, broken-hulled Titanic. The worst part is neither had to happen. According to the ‘sky-spy’ folks at NASA, snapped satellite photos confirm some areas of California’s famed San Joaquin Valley are sinking nearly two inches per month tied in part to drought and continued large scale amounts of groundwater pumping....More
  • Kids raised around agriculture seem to do well in life.
    Aug 19, 2015

    Why agriculture is good for kids

    Why children need to be exposed to agriculture...More
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