Towing a trailer can be precarious if you don’t understand how the added weight and length can cause a dangerous situation. To stay safe while towing, there are a few simple guidelines that minimize and help prevent trailer sway.
As the world runs low of water, especially for irrigating crops, new technology is necessary. New lower cost forms of desalination are necessary, but economical recycling of waste water is also expected to be a necessity.
More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved an emergency order Wednesday that will keep Lower Colorado River water from being released downstream to farmers. The no release stays in effect until Oct. 15, according to media reports.
The grain markets are mostly lower early Thursday morning ahead of the 4th of July holiday weekend. The agricultural markets will be closed on Friday July 3rd. Corn futures are softer after an eventful week capping off a quarter where nearby corn hit a high of $4.15 on Tuesday and a low of $3.48 on June 15th. The last time corn got that low was October 2014. In May 2014 nearby corn was trading in the 530 range. Volatility has remained a constant as supply and demand factors are ever changing. The US Dollar Index is down .05 to 96.26.
Ongoing efforts to feed a growing global population are threatened by rising fossil-fuel energy costs and breakdowns in transportation infrastructure. Without new ways to preserve, store, and transport food products, the likelihood of shortages looms in the future.
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh was announced Wednesday as the 2015 winner of the World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security.