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Jasper County, Indiana, Mini 4-H members had their first Mini 4-H workshop of the year in April. They were able to learn about 4-H and recite the 4-H and American pledge to start the meeting. …

The emerald ash borer, an invasive insect, is old news for much of Indiana, including White County, and it has already done extensive damage to the state’s ash tree population.

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KIOWA, Colo. — The yellow-and-green facade of Patty Ann’s Cafe stands out on the main street of this ranching community just 25 miles from the Denver suburbs. Before the pandemic, the cafe was a place for ranchers to gather for meals and to swap stories. “Some people would call it almost like a conference room,” said Lance Wheeler, a local rancher and regular at the cafe. “There are some guys ...

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MIAMI — The scene at Pahokee marina on Lake Okeechobee last week was a warning sign: A thick mat of algae in various shades of green, brown, gray and fluorescent blue covered the area around boat slips. In some spots, the gunk was so dense it stuck out 2 inches above the water. Elsewhere on the lake, the algae wasn’t as chunky, but satellite photos were just as shocking: NOAA monitoring images ...

Jasper County, Indiana, Mini 4-H members had their first Mini 4-H workshop of the year in April. They were able to learn about 4-H and recite the 4-H and American pledge to start the meeting. …

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In California, 41 out of 58 counties are now officially under drought conditions. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday declared 39 additional counties to be in drought, covering the Central Valley and most of Northern California. At a press conference where he announced support for drought-stricken counties, Newsom was asked what Californians in those counties should do to conserve water. The governor ...

CLIFTON, ILLINOIS – Farming is more than just a job, it’s a passion. As spring is in full bloom, local farmers are in the fields day and night planting their crop. Country Financial Representa…

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DODGEVILLE, Wis. – “If you go out into a well-managed pasture there’s a hum,” Gene Schriefer says. “It’s the hum of life with all the living organisms out there.”

SPRINGFIELD - Iroquois County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue in a news release.

Manure in swine pits is a valuable fertilizer to crop production. However, because of the high water content, it gets expensive to carry very far. Iowa State University Extension ag engineering specialist Kris Kohl offers tips to get the most out of it.

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La Asociación de la Prensa Extranjera de Hollywood (HFPA) lleva meses en el punto de mira después de que salieran a la luz sus cuestionables prácticas financieras, acusaciones de machismo y homofobia así como la ausencia de diversidad racial entre los miembros de su comité. NBC ha dado un paso al frente y ha anunciado que no emitirá la gala de 2022, un boicot al que ya se han sumado ...

Tres días después de que Albert Pujols fuera designado para dejar los Angels, un movimiento que en última instancia conducirá a su liberación del club, el futuro miembro del Salón de la Fama volvió a ser un tema de conversación el domingo. Un informe publicado el domingo por la mañana por USA Today afirmó que Pujols "había gritado" al gerente de los Angels Joe Maddon y "criticado sus ...