Friday, October 31, 2008

That French fruit fly research earmark--the back story

This story is of particular interest to me because for the last few years we haven't been able to produce our wonderful home-cured olives, because Steve's olive crop has been a total loss, thanks to the olive fruit fly invasion.

Read it here: Sarah Palin Science | Salon

This is one earmark that will directly benefit California agriculture, so we don't have to import olive oil from foreign countries.

Image from Cornell University.

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