This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Bruce Knight, Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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In early December, Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns unveiled a comprehensive energy strategy to help farmers and ranchers mitigate the impact of high energy costs and develop long-term solutions. According to Barry Knight, Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, one of USDA’s efforts to mitigate energy costs in the short term is the availability of a newly revised on-line energy calculator.
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Knight says they are working on some other tools for farmers and ranchers that should be available in 2006.
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Knight also believes there is a great deal of potential in the technology of the future.