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Progress in the spring wheat crop remains far behind its historic average, the U.S.
A slow planting season has begun to even out for the U.S. corn crop, now 93 percent planted and 73 percent emerged, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. Planting at this week of the year is historically 97 percent completed.
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Farmers in the eastern US Corn Belt are in a race with Mother Nature.
The U.S. corn planting stands at 33 percent completed, but has fallen further behind its historic average compared with a week ago, the government said. On average, the corn crop is 50 percent planted by this time of year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
The U.S. Agriculture Department said corn planting was catching up after a slow start, with 22 percent of the acreage now holding seed in the ground. The historic average for acreage planted by this week of the year is 28 percent.
The earliest physical evidence for domesticated maize, what some cultures call corn, dates to at least 8,700 calendar years ago, and it was probably domesticated by indigenous peoples in the lowland areas of southwestern Mexico, not the highland areas.
An Australian-led study has found corn yield increases during the past 80 years in the U.S.
Chihuahua white pine (Pinus strobiformis) is found in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains in Northern Mexico as well as in southern Mexico through Chihuahua and Durango to Jalisco. This pine has also been found growing in the US in AZ, CO, NM, and TX. Other common names include Border pine and Southwestern White pine. The Chihuahua white pine is a small to medium sized tree growing to heights of 50-80 feet with a height of 98 feet in perfect growing conditions. This tree likes to grow in...
Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...
The Death Camas or Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus) is a species of flowering plant that occurs in some regions of western North America. It can often be confused with the edible onion of the genus Allium. They are found in dry meadows and on dry hillsides as well as sagebrush slopes and mountain forests. The plant is up to 27.55 inches tall with long, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions. The flowers are cream colored or white and grow in pointed clusters....
The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
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