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2010-04-27 18:54:15

AMARILLO "“ Research came full circle on April 16 as the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service amended the Karnal bunt quarantine areas in Arizona, California and Texas, according to a Texas AgriLife Research scientist. "The research is finally paying off," said Dr. Charlie Rush, AgriLife Research plant pathologist, of the action by APHIS to lift the restrictions on the interstate movement of Karnal bunt regulated wheat from certain areas in all the three states. Texas has no...

2006-05-12 14:25:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wheat shipments from California to Mexico have resumed after a 10-year ban due to karnal bunt fungus, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said on Friday. Mexico agreed last July to lift its ban on U.S. wheat imports from California, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico, after the United States and Mexico signed a letter of intent to recognize karnal bunt-free areas in each country. Johanns said he was pleased that Mexico had opened its market, adding: "While...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.