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  • GOOD GROWING: Wet weather wreaking havoc

    GOOD GROWING: Wet weather wreaking havoc

    Sunday, July 5 2015 12:40 AM EDT2015-07-05 04:40:03 GMT
    All this wet weather is creating havoc on area gardens. Plants aren't growing or are barely hanging on and the disease situation is escalating. Many people I've spoken to have complained about their tomato plants,...
    All this wet weather is creating havoc on area gardens. Plants aren't growing or are barely hanging on and the disease situation is escalating. Many people I've spoken to have complained about their tomato plants,...
  • FARM & FIELD: Skin cancer awareness on the farm

    FARM & FIELD: Skin cancer awareness on the farm

    Sunday, July 5 2015 12:37 AM EDT2015-07-05 04:37:49 GMT
    Researchers have identified characteristics of farmers that can assist in providing care for this population and also guide development of skin cancer awareness, prevention and screening initiatives.
    Researchers have identified characteristics of farmers that can assist in providing care for this population and also guide development of skin cancer awareness, prevention and screening initiatives.
  • FARM & FIELD: Growers prompt study of edamame growth, development in Midwest

    FARM & FIELD: Growers prompt study of edamame growth, development in Midwest

    Sunday, June 14 2015 7:00 AM EDT2015-06-14 11:00:19 GMT
    While consumer demand for edamame -- or vegetable soybean -- remains on the rise in the United States, it's not widely grown in this country. Nearly 85 million acres of grain-type soybean were grown in the U.S. in...
    While consumer demand for edamame -- or vegetable soybean -- remains on the rise in the United States, it's not widely grown in this country. Nearly 85 million acres of grain-type soybean were grown in the U.S. in 2014, yet edamame imported from Asia appears to dominate what we eat in this country, said a University of Illinois crop scientist. There have been limitations to growing edamame in the U.S. Midwest, including little research on the plant varieties that could be used here and ...
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