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CHRISTY SWIFT/Wes Fisher stands by pots of red fountain grass. Each plant is grown in the lab onsite at Hidden Acres Nursery.
If you haven't seen the Alsatian Christmas markets as they thrive each year all along the Wine Road of Alsace, or in the Alsatian capital of Strasbourg, you don't know anything about Christmas.
The award is for Excellence in Agriculture and Natural Resources program quality through the Drought Management Program in Jim Wells County and was the category of Outstanding Program in Agriculture & Natural Resources in Drought Management.
With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.
The spring 2013 lamb crop was estimated to be down 7.7 per cent, or 2.1 million lambs, reflecting the severity of the widespread drought last summer and autumn.
Aid agencies paid Somalia's al-Shabab militants for access to areas under their control in the 2011 famine, according to a joint report by two think tanks.
Wheat farmers are harvesting a record crop for the fourth time in six years, adding to a global grain glut and cutting costs for food makers from Panera Bread Co.
Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentRoots are visible through the Plexiglas in this root box brought by Steve Woodruff.
What's News: A harsh ice storm slams Texas and the Midwest knocking out power and snarling travel.
Latest regional radar shows movement of precipitation and lightning strikes over past two hours.
"Strong crop yields were reported, while in general, agricultural commodity prices fell and drought conditions stabilized or improved.
Michael Pollan's garden lives up to expectations. There is, naturally, a vegetable patch.
Scientists say they have found half a million cubic metres of low-salinity water buried under the seabed on continental shelves across the world, including Vincent Post, from the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and the School of the Environment at Flinders University, said: "The volume of this water resource is a hundred times ... (more)
The first step to fixing a problem is admitting you have a problem. And nearly every Coloradan knows the reality and harmful effects of climate change.
Rice cultivation is a source of greenhouse gases; the use of fertiliser releases nitrous oxide while straw decomposition in flooded rice fields releases methane.
Thirty years of shrinking Arctic sea ice has boosted extreme summer weather, including heat waves and drought, in the United States and elsewhere, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.