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By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 29--Federal disaster designation is being sought for 22 counties affected by drought. On Friday, Gov.
Agriculture researcher carries first torch in China's "Green Silicon Valley" By sportswriter Zhang Rongfeng YANGLING, Northwest China, July 3 (Xinhua) -- China's agriculture researcher Shan Lun carried the first torch in Yangling, China's "Green Silicon Valley", in Thursday's Olympic torch relay.
Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.