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  1. 65% Ars Scientists Develop Self-pollinating Almond Trees
    Date: April 06, 2010
    Source: USDA Agricultural Research Service

    "Self-pollinating almond trees that can produce a bountiful harvest without insect pollination are being developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. This is good news for almond growers who face rising costs for insect pollination because of nationwide shortages of honey bees due to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and other factors. ARS geneticist Craig Ledbetter , at the agency’s Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics Research Unit near Parlier, Calif., is developing this new line of self-pollinating almond trees. Self-pollinating almonds are not new. The Tuono variety, originally from Spain, has been around for centuries. But its traits are not attractive when compared to California’s most popular almond, Nonpareil. Tuono’s seed coat has a hairy texture and it has a very thick shell, so only 32 percent of the nut is edible kernel, compared to 60 to 65 percent for Nonpareil. But Tuono’s thick shell gives it more resistance to the ..."

  2. 65% Usda Plans To Survey Nebraska Farmers Next Month - Businessweek
    Date: May 11, 2010
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "The US Department of Agriculture will be surveying Nebraska farmers next month to get a better idea about the ag landscape. Joe Parsons, who leads the ..."

  3. 65% Purple Things Hanging From Pennsylvania Trees Are Bug-fighters
    Date: June 28, 2011
    Source: pennsylvania agriculture - Yahoo! News Search Resu

    "Strange purple contraptions are springing up in trees along roadways in southeastern Pennsylvania. But it's not a prank or an art project."

  4. 65% Purple Boxes Hung To Collect Tree-killing Beetles - Republican & Herald
    Date: July 07, 2011
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "A purple panel trap is hung by the state Department of Agriculture to attract emerald ash borer beetles, according to the department's website, along Route 209 outside Port Carbon. ..."

  5. 65% Obama's New 'christmas Tree Tax' - Fox News (blog)
    Date: November 09, 2011
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "President Obama's Agriculture Department today announced that it will impose a new 15-cent charge on all fresh Christmas trees—the Christmas Tree Tax—to support a new Federal ..."

  6. 65% State Offering Guide For Buying Va-grown Christmas Trees
    Date: November 17, 2011
    Source: Agriculture News

    "State agricultural officials have released a guide for finding Christmas trees grown in Virginia."

  7. 65% Department Of Agriculture Urges You To Buy Local Trees - Patch.com
    Date: December 02, 2011
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "The Maryland Department of Agriculture is encouraging everyone to buy a locally grown Christmas tree this year with its first ever tree-lighting ceremony of a Maryland-grown tree. The 20-foot white pine in front of the Maryland ..."

  8. 65% State Agriculture Officials Prepare Annual Shade Tree Sale - Monroe News Star
    Date: February 23, 2012
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "State agriculture officials prepare annual shade tree sale Monroe News Star That's why the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry's annual shade tree sale has become so popular during the past three decades. This year's sale is scheduled next week at various department district offices throughout the state. and more »"

  9. 65% Specialist Suggests Care In Choosing Trees
    Date: March 01, 2012
    Source: Agriculture News

    "With the state celebrating Arbor Day on Friday, a specialist with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture suggests being careful in choosing the right trees to plant."

  10. 65% Tree-killing Beetle Found In 2 More Ohio Counties
    Date: April 08, 2012
    Source: Agriculture News

    "A wood-boring beetle that can kill ash trees and has been found throughout Ohio now has been confirmed in two more eastern Ohio counties."

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