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Sophisticated plant breeding offers more ways to combat drought, climate change

The rainy season is kicking off with enough moisture to ease some Californians’ water worries, but the long-term outlook for agriculture remains one that calls upon farmers to maximize “crop per drop.” In the case of almonds, one of the state’s most profitable crops, it could take decades to transition from existing trees to others that can achieve similar yields with less water.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017 - Activity in the hallways of USDA’s D.C. headquarters is still muted, but Trump administration officials are starting to fill up the political-appointee offices. New faces in the communications department, Rural Development and other agencies are beginning to filter in.
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