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Nogales Sewage Leak Repair Could Slow Movement of Mexican Produce

The clock is ticking to repair a 50-foot break in a sewage line so produce trucks can reach their destinations quickly.

Farm Lobby Looks to Put Guestworker Program Under Agriculture Department

Some hope to create a pliable labor force that will not organize, one analyst said.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Yuma Farmer Selected for Agriculture Advocacy Program

He's one of 10 who will learn how to raise awareness in the public about how food arrives at plates.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Pima County Proposes Changes to Chicken Rules

Would allow those on smaller lots to raise chickens.

Episode 323: The Ebb and Flow of Water Predictions in Arizona

The state draws closer to an official shortage; techniques for water conservation that start at home.

Temporary Farmworkers Increase, But Not Agents Protecting Labor Rights

Arizona farmers are increasingly using migrant workers, but Labor Department enforcement is not keeping pace.

Tributary Projects Aim to Improve Health of San Pedro River

Watershed work aims for increased flows and health of the undammed river.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

Flake Asks Arizona to Speak Up in Support of NAFTA

The senator says the agreement brings millions into the state.

Arizona-Mexico Trade Comes in Education, Too

UA recruits to keep flow of graduate students, while Mexico needs tech help.

Study: Soil Bacteria Can Improve Crop Yields During Droughts

Grain crops like corn and wheat produced up to 40 percent more seeds.

A Gourmet Feast Grown with a Green(house) Thumb

The meal features food grown in controlled environments.

Researchers Give Corn a Tool to Fight Fungus

Genetic modification stops carcinogen growth in corn.

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