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Harvesting Along The Edge
Each year, Slivka Grain & Ag with the help of L. Petersen Farms custom harvesting crew are faced with the task of harvesting wheat and barley, some of which is against 1,000 foot cliffs, to help deliver food to your table.
Climate Change and Agriculture: America’s Heartland
Increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will affect food production in the future. Scientists say farmers and ranchers will have to deal with increasing temperatures that can alter crop cycles, droughts, threats of wildfire, and even the production of hydroelectric power for farming ne…
The Case for Engineering Our Food
Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding. She shows how the genetic improvement of seeds saved the Hawaiian papaya crop in the 19…
As Ag Appreciation Month Approaches
February is flying by and March means Agriculture Appreciation Month for us. I come from a family that includes several farmers and ranchers - I work at the radio station, so I haven't grown any food lately, but I'm interested and I'm grateful...