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The poblano pepper, a spicier complement...

The poblano pepper, a spicier complement to the bell pepper Posted by on Apr 1, 2018

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By recycling food and lawn scraps, you c...

By recycling food and lawn scraps, you can create compost and feed the worms Posted by on Apr 1, 2018

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Guana River Dam improvements begin, with...

Guana River Dam improvements begin, with some areas closed during construction Posted by on Apr 1, 2018
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Native azaleas are very different from their traditional Southern cousins

By Sharon Dowdy Georgians are accustomed to evergreen azaleas, but native azaleas are currently growing in popularity. Unlike evergreen azaleas, native azaleas lose their leaves in the fall, grow tall and airy rather than low and dense, and bloom in the spring and summer. University of Georgia plant breeder Carol Robacker has...

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Fishing Forecast

Apr 01, 18 Fishing Forecast

Posted by in Celebration, Featured Stories

By: Capt. Ric Liles Hello Friends, Great news!!!  After almost 5 months in a borrowed boat I just got back from a exhausting trip to pick my boat up in Arkansas. I did not get a new boat I just had mine repaired after the transom started to delaminate. I’ve tried to keep a low profile while in the borrowed boat only taking trips...

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Crops Hold Onto Harmful Mutations That Reduce Productivity

Apr 01, 18 Crops Hold Onto Harmful Mutations That Reduce Productivity

Posted by in Agriculture, Scientific Studies

By Kim Kaplan Limits on improving yield and other critical traits in maize likely are due to rare harmful mutations genetically linked to a beneficial gene combination that were selected for during domestication and breeding, according to a study published today in the journal Nature. These so-called deleterious genetic mutations...

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All Hail the Whole Grain!

Apr 01, 18 All Hail the Whole Grain!

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By Jan Suszkiw A human nutrition study reaffirmed the health benefits of substituting whole-grain foods like whole-wheat bread, oatmeal, barley, rye, and brown or wild rice for refined-grain products like white bread in the diet. Scientists with the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)—jointly run by...

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