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Farming still attracts many despite challenges
Farming still attracts many despite challenges
The 2012 Census of Agriculture showed a sharp decline in the number of small farms nationally and regionally, probably because the recession brought economic reality home to roost. But interest in farming shows no sign of wavering.

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Researcher pioneers variable-rate fumigation
Researcher pioneers variable-rate fumigation
A nematologist and plant pathologist based in Parma, Idaho, is a leader in the use of variable-rate fumigation to control nematodes. Instead of fumigating entire fields, this approach involves testing soil in 1- or 2-acre grids and then applying...
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