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Agave to the rescue?

As extreme heat, drought and wildfires continue across much of the west, some growers are looking for plants that can withstand these harsh conditions and still produce a profit
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Walnut harvest sets record

California growers produced the largest walnut harvest to date in the 2020-2021 crop year. The California Walnut Board (CWB) says the 785,000 tons is an increase of 20% over the 2019 crop.
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Federal funding leads to new commercial organic bean varieties

Funding from the USDA Organic Research and Education Initiative and Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) helped plant scientists at the University of California, Davis, develop organic dry bean varieties that taste good, can survive the bean common mosaic virus and are viable in organic systems.
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