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Dollars by The Drop

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How to save money on irrigation Irrigation can be a big moneymaker. However, without a good plan and good implementation of the plan, an irrigation system …

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Put Those Potatoes To Bed

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Narrow seed rows for greater yield Boosting yields by crowding plants together in high populations has been effective in crops from cotton to apples, and some …

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HONORING INNOVATION

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The North Carolina Strawberry Association named Joan and Kenneth Rudd as its 2009 growers of the year. The announcement was made during the group’s annual meeting, …

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A Wide-Open Field for Growers

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Chestnuts not just for holidays anymore. When Americans think of chestnuts, it is usually in connection with the Christmas song Nat King Cole made famous. However, …

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Arizona You-Pick Operation Meets Challenges

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While technology usually allows more work to be accomplished with fewer hands, James Truman of Surprise, Ariz., has reverted to traditional flood operation in his citrus …

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Labor of Love at Archi’s Acres

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Finding their place in civilian life can be hard for veterans returning from war, but there’s a haven in rural Valley Center, Calif., about 20 miles …

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A BERRY Family Affair

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Growing raspberries, teaching the work ethic According to the Washington Red Raspberry Commission, Whatcom County raspberry farmers set a record harvest of 66.3 million pounds of …

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The Evolution of Olive Harvesting

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Mechanical methods essential to industry survival “For us, moving to mechanical harvesting of table olives is not optional. It’s something we have to do, or we’re …

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Successful Generational Farming

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Sakuma Brothers specializes in excellence The H_agen-Dazs philosophy is to find the purestand finest ingredients and to craft them into thebest ice cream, sorbet and frozen …

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What is a Farm Wife?

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If you have listened to any news in the last nine months, then you are aware that there is a campaign underway to elect the next …