The U.S. is a second-class participant in the $60-billion international bamboo industry as an importer and consumer but hasn’t yet entered the production side of growing and manufacturing. However, the sideline status of U.S. agriculture is rapidly changing: Bamboo is set to go big on U.S. farmland.
Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging. Read moreRead More »
“The occurrence of Sudden Death Syndrome in fields is dependent on physical and biological factors, and the suppressiveness of soils to disease is a long-known phenomenon. Promoting and sustaining the soil’s natural suppressiveness to disease can be integral to the effective, sustainable management of soilborne pathogens.” Read moreRead More »