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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Farmers spray fertilizer on cabbage crops which will be harvested early next month and used mainly to make Kimchi at the Chilgol vegetable farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. It looks like the residents of Pyongyang won’t be lacking for cabbage and vegetab…

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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Jo Myong Sim, 42, a farmer who has worked at the Chilgol vegetable farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang for 15 years, sprays fertilizer on cabbage crops which will be harvested early next month and used to make Kimchi in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. It looks like the resident…

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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

A farmer plucks on a cabbage from its main crop, where most of it will be harvested early next month and used to make Kimchi, at the Chilgol vegetable farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. It looks like the residents of Pyongyang won’t be lacking for cabbage…

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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

A farmer carries a fully grown cabbage Friday after plucking it out from the main crop, which will be harvested early next month, at the Chilgol vegetable farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won’t be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.

October 24, 2014 12:32 am Photos

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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

North Korean farmers, who have been using a new mix of fertilizer, refill their tanks. International organizations believe the secretive nation is getting closer to self-sufficiency.

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Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest

Farmers spray fertilizer on cabbage crops which will be harvested early month. North Korea suffered a near cataclysmic famine in the 1990s and has increased agricultural production.

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Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and impregnating domesticated mares.

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Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

FILE - In this June 5, 2013 file photo, horses stand behind a fence at the BLM Palomino Valley holding facility on in Palomino Valley, Nev. Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup beginning in November 2014 near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protec…

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Reasons to love eggs, even at dinner

My love for eggs has never wavered.

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Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Two upcoming garden tours unearth numerous possibilities.

October 11, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Average price of Arizona shopping basket slips; meat prices drop but still high.Ariz

October 07, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Are your plants on steroids? Here's a better option.

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

The 4-H program is open to youth ages 12 to 19. 

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The secret life of beekeepers

The secret life of beekeepers

Tucson man has what it takes to become a successful beekeeper.

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Coffee to keep you cool

Coffee to keep you cool

Crazy coffees: Chemistry set, nitrous, chile, mesquite or corn.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

A weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Maya Wallace wins $1,000 to use to attend University of Arizona.

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Ask the Garden Sage

Ask the Garden Sage

Growing fava beans, trimming bird of paradise and watering mature citrus trees

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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