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With advances in desalination, irrigation and water recycling, Israel has become the global water superpower.
A visit to Mariposa, California offers a break from the heat and dust of San Joaquin Valley as the cooler air welcomes you to the southern end of what is often called the Gold Country.
Overall, organics are still far more expensive than conventionally-produced foods, but the gap is narrowing, according to data from the USDA.
The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a technology on the rise that could leave conventional means of transport such as rail in a cloud of dust.
The Armenian Cultural Conservancy, a non-profit here in Fresno, seeks to preserve much of this city's impressive history, and is trying to establish such a museum in one of the most important epicenters of the Armenian Diaspora.
Young, old, retired, students, almost all of them yesterday came to the Armenian Genocide Memorial at Fresno State to pay their respects, listen to music and lay flowers in the middle of the monument on campus.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that farm subsidies will surge to approximately $10.2 billion this year, almost $3 billion more than during the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
Cotton is the livelihood for an estimated 250 million people — saying no to cotton is hardly the solution. Saying yes to more responsible cotton, however, can help mitigate this crop’s impact on people and the environment -- and even improve living standards worldwide.
My aunt, Helen Kaye, passed away peacefully from natural causes during the early morning hours of April 7, 2016, with her husband, Edward Kaye, and extended family at her side. This is the eulogy I gave at her funeral today.
The controversy over farmers having the right to sign contract with solar and wind power companies is now taking center stage in North Carolina.
In downtown Fresno, the economic and cultural center of the San Joaquin Valley is making a slow but steady comeback, with Mayor Ashley Swearengin taking the lead.
One debate I avoid is the plastic-vs-real-tree debate, as the Christmas trees I have done over the years pretty sum up what I am about.