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  • Taking a stand for New Mexico's small farmers

    In his own words, extension agent Edmund Gomez describes how the Rural Agriculture Improvement Project seeks to help New Mexico's poor farmers.

  • Helping a busted mining town back to its feet

    Extension agent Barb Andreozzi offers creative ideas and practical assistance to help Anaconda, Mont., prosper again.

  • Talking ranching through its bleakest hour

    Hudson Glimp of the University of Nevada's College of Agriculture seeks to create "sustainable agreement" in public-lands grazing.

  • Playing politics or helping the range?

    New Mexico State's Range Improvement Task Force has often been accused of being a front for the livestock industry.

  • What is cooperative extension?

    Description of what the West's extension agents do.

  • What does the West need to know?

    In a changing West, the land-grant universities' cooperative extension programs must rethink their mission.

  • Facts take a beating on the range

    New Mexico State's Range Improvement Task Force issues a press release saying the Diamond Bar allotment is not overgrazed, and environmentalists and scientist critics cry "pseudoscience."

  • A new breed of academic at Colorado State

    Colorado State University professor Rick Knight pushes hard for change and enjoys the backing of a supportive administration.

  • Silencing science at UW: one researcher's story

    Aquatic biologist Steve Ralph recalls how he directed a new stream-research program for the University of Washington - until timber industry scientists objected and the project was cancelled.

  • The ax falls at the University of Washington

    The University of Washington's innovative environmental institute and other new forestry programs are clearcut by a conservative dean.

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