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Environment

UAV Technology

Tech startups seek to revolutionize farming, boost bottom lines

Washington, Oct. 25, 2017 - When retired California citrus grower and XTB Laboratories founder and President Ted Batkin explains the inner workings of orange tree RNA, his voice echoes with pride. His burgeoning UC Davis-based agtech company may soon revolutionize the way farmers approach management of the elusive and destructive citrus greening disease, allowing early detection and potentially saving growers millions.


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Nutrient trading a limited practice, GAO finds

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2017 - Nutrient trading remains limited as a tool to reduce high levels of nitrogen and phosphorus in rivers, lakes and other water bodies, and a new Government Accountability Office report offers little hope that the situation will change.
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Despite some relief last winter, West Coast still needs more rain

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2017 – West Coast states are thirsting for a friendly long-term weather forecast, and the region’s upcoming rainy season can’t arrive fast enough, following a typically rainless summer in largely arid Southern California and recent months of drought across Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
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