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Energy, Not Beef!

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I see the pundits are at it again – attacking meat-raising, and specifically beef and dairy production, as a major source of climate damage. Someone out there with a vested interest really wants people to eat less red meat and/or … Continue reading

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Weed Barriers

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If you can’t pull ’em, bury ’em or barrier ’em. Weeds, that is. Weeds are the bane of a gardener’s life. That’s particularly true in dryland gardening — so I understand, not being a dryland gardener myself — where the … Continue reading

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Goss Disease

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Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. Nebraskensis – quite a mouthful, isn’t it? More familiarly known as Goss disease, it’s a bacterial infection of corn that enters the plant through any sort of damage to the leaves. Winds, heavy rain and hail can … Continue reading

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