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Research center seen as tool to fight HLB in California

California’s citrus industry is about to step up the fight against its major threat: huanglongbing, also known as citrus greening disease. In the fall, a new $8 million industry-funded facility dedicated to research on HLB is scheduled to open at the University of California-Riverside. The Biosafety Level 3 plant facility …

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Keven James Baird, 1965-2017 | Obituaries

On Oct. 1, 2017, Keven James Baird, husband of Michelle Renee Baird of Stallion Springs, Tehachapi, suffered a heart attack and passed away while attending a close friend’s birthday party in Cayucos, Calif. Keven was born May 24, 1965, in Porterville, Calif., to the late James Morton Baird and Mary …

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Napa, Sonoma wineries hit hard by California wildfires

CLOSE California’s fire chief says at least 1,500 homes and commercial buildings have been destroyed in wildfires ripping through Northern California. (Oct. 9) AP The remains of the fire-damaged Signarello Estate winery after an out of control wildfire moved through the area on Oct. 9, 2017 in Napa, Calif.(Photo: Justin …

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Thousands without power throughout Tulare County

Thousands without power throughout Tulare County Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Subscribe Now Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Thousands without power in Tulare County More than 11,100 homes and businesses were impacted as …

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EPA Approves Flint Hills Resources’ Iowa Falls Plant for Cellulosic Ethanol using Edeniq’s Technology

VISALIA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Edeniq, Inc., a leading cellulosic and biorefining technology company announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has approved Flint Hills Resources’ registration of its 100 million gallons per year Iowa Falls, Iowa ethanol plant for cellulosic ethanol production using Edeniq’s technology. Iowa Falls is the fifth …

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