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Researchers help cows beat heat

...programs at the experiment station. His researchers are evaluating new pasture grasses developed by Department of Agriculture scientists. "The USDA and we, too, are interested in how the grasses stand up under drought," Mr. Baker said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/05/met_232589.shtml
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Blue mold appears in tobacco in 8 N.C. counties

...North Carolina counties, including mountain burley areas where it claimed 15 percent of last year's crop, agriculture scientists say. Paul Shoemaker, a North Carolina State University plant pathologist in Fletcher, said Thursday the fungus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/tec_230844.shtml
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Strawberries ready for picking in south Georgia

...to five months this year. "It's going to be a bumper crop in Georgia this year," said Gerard Krewer, an agriculture scientist at the University of Georgia. Although the state is known more for the commercial sale of such fruits as peaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/23/met_223017.shtml
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Brazilian fly tested to battle fire ants

...that can kill allergic people and livestock, is about to get reacquainted with an old enemy. Department of Agriculture scientists in Gainesville, Fla., this week will begin releasing several thousand Brazilian phorid flies in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/06/tec_210949.shtml
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