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Major locust outbreaks can be devastating. One between 2003 and 2005 cost more than $500 million to control across 20 countries in northern Africa, the FAO has said. It caused more than $2.5 billion in harvest losses.

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During the Mexican Revolution from 1910-20, the U.S. began adopting policies to halt refugees seeking to escape the violence. Some white people complained that Mexican migrants carried diseases and lice and demanded federal officials delouse migrants.

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It's time to tune into the Dirty Dozen, based on the Environmental Working Group's analysis of USDA tests on pesticide residues on conventionally grown produce. Even if you wash and peel produce, pesticide residues in conventional fruits and vegetables persist; almost 70 percent of conventional...

If we stood outside all summer, we might end up looking a little chewed and tattered. Since plants do stand outside all summer, some do end up…

Technology has become an integral part of agricultural production and mobile apps are an important component. It is evident smartphones are co…

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In almost 35 years of answering yard and garden questions, I often joke I spend most of my time telling people to wait or that it’s too late t…

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