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NC students study pumpkin growth potential

The State Climate Office of North Carolina published a blog entry today describing some work their student interns have done to look at the impact of weather and climate on pumpkin production.  They found differences in the plantings dates between eastern and western NC and impacts of growing degree days…
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“Disastrous” olive harvests due to drought and high temperatures will cause the price to rocket

Medical XPress posted an article today discussing the terrible olive harvests that have affected the supply of European olive oil, causing prices to rise significantly.  Here is a quote from their article: “Nowhere has the impact of freakish summer weather been felt more painfully than in Tuscany and Umbria, where…
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