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Can Dog ‘Sleuths’ Sniff out California Citrus Disease?

WASHINGTON — Dog detectives might be able to help save ailing citrus groves, research published Monday suggests. “This technology is thousands of years old – the dog’s nose. We’ve just trained dogs to hunt new prey: the bacteria that causes a very damaging ...
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High Anxiety: Proposed US Hemp Rules Worry Industry

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal ...