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Farming on Mars….Really?

🕔11:56, 14.Nov 2017

We’re not sure who actually discovered it, but people have been watching this planet since before the year 1500.  I’ve read that Mars is a terrestrial planet, meaning it is “of, on, or relating to the earth”, but in many

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The Endangered Bumble Bee

🕔10:09, 22.Feb 2017

What’s the big deal, right?  Well, bumble bees are the most important pollinators of crops such as blueberries, cranberries, and clover and almost the only insect pollinators of tomatoes.  They are more effective pollinators than honey bees for some crops

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Cuba: What’s Going to Happen? Updated

🕔15:31, 20.Apr 2015

Mainland Cuba’s total land area at 42,426 square miles is about the size of Tennessee, and its population makes up about .16% of the total world population with about 265 people per square mile.  Most of its geographic features are

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Bats – NOT Seeing Them Should Scare Us!

🕔13:55, 21.Oct 2014

Ever heard of the phrase “Bats in the belfrey”?  It’s an antiquated term for insanity or madness and while some people I know may associate me with that phrase, belfrey is actually the top of a bell tower on a church, where

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Hay Talk: Controlling Pasture Flies Updated

🕔08:09, 16.May 2012

Learn how to control nuisance flies on your cattle operation.

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Local Ag News Roundup – February 28th Edition (Coyotes, Corn, and Critters – plus 1 more)

🕔16:32, 28.Feb 2011

You’d think with this much snow on the ground in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota we wouldn’t have much to talk about as far as farm news goes – we’re at least weeks, if not a

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