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Rice cultivation is a source of greenhouse gases; the use of fertiliser releases nitrous oxide while straw decomposition in flooded rice fields releases methane.
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5 hrs ago | LiveScience
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.
9 hrs ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal
First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year's Christmas tree at the Governor's Mansion.
14 hrs ago | The Kingman Daily Miner
But the Arizona Republic reported that federal forecasters said Friday the state isn't likely to see any respite next year from a drought that has gripped Arizona for almost 15 years.
16 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
Iowa is hurting more than the rest of the nation's farm economy because of a tough weather year, combined with lower crop prices.
It is poetic that Texas and Oklahoma should feel greatest impact of climate change being that these two most strongly represent the denialism of Red State America.
Yassir Eddebbar, Natalya Gallo, and Lauren Linsmayer with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres .
The fourth annual Northern Farming conference attracted a record audience of 330 at Hexham mart.
More rain meant better grazing for cattle this past year, and that's just one of the factors that should help ranchers boost their revenue in 2014, according to an agricultural economist from Kansas State University.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says November was drier than normal with the average precipitation for the state at 1.6 inches compared with the 30-year normal of just over 2 inches.
In " The Post-GMO Economy," Elizabeth Royte reports that there are a number of factors contributing to the shift away from GMOs, but that cost is a major one.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A University of Florida researcher plans to use a $500,000 federal grant to study ways to make peanuts more drought tolerant.
Only 47 percent of Texas remains in moderate to exceptional drought status, according to the latest Texas Drought report from the Texas Water Development Board.
The conference theme-"Committed Collaboration"-sets the stage for the three-day conference , featuring a much-anticipated address by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell With the Colorado River facing potential water shortages as early as 2017, more than 800 water leaders and policy makers from throughout the West will converge at the annual conference ... (more)
The country's cows produced 1.66 billion kilograms of milksolids in the 2012-13 season, Livestock Improvement Corporation and DairyNZ annual figures show.