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Nobody Wants to Hurt Honeybees

Nobody wants to hurt honeybees. Not only are they an important part of the environment, but as pollinators, they’re also essential to agriculture. I’ve heard that honeybees contribute to one out of every three bites of food that Americans take. As a farmer, I am constantly looking for the right tools to protect the crops […]

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Nobody Wants to Hurt Honeybees

Nobody wants to hurt honeybees. Not only are they an important part of the environment, but as pollinators, they’re also essential to agriculture. I’ve heard that honeybees contribute to one out of every three bites of food that Americans take. As a farmer, I am constantly looking for the right tools to protect the crops […]

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GM Technology Can Be Western Australia’s Ally

The U.S. government has just approved a new kind of apple. When cut or bruised, it keeps its color—it doesn’t turn brown, as apples do so quickly now. The Canadian company behind this innovation calls them “Arctic apples.” They’re the result of a new form of genetic modification. Rather than transplanting genes from one species […]

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TPP Negotiations Reaching Toward the End Zone

Chief negotiators for the 12 countries working on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement (FTA) will meet again on April 23-26 near Washington, DC in preparation for a ministerial meeting in late May to conclude the agreement.  While most of the attention in the U.S. and other countries is on the politics of an […]

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