Today’s quick hits, August 12, 2022

Few treatments for dicamba: Irrigation is the best remedy for soybean fields that have been damaged by the herbicide dicamba, but it is not likely to deliver full recovery of yields, researchers say. (Successful Farming)

Bird flu in California: Highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in a backyard flock of birds in Sacramento County, making California the 39th state where the viral disease has been discovered since early February. (USDA)

‘Rewilding’ the U.S. West: Portions of federal land in 11 western states could become habitat for beavers and gray wolves, two keystone species, as part of an ecological restoration of the region, say biologists. (BioScience)

Canning comeback?: Only a handful of municipal canneries remain in operation today — there were 3,800 in 1945 — but groups such as the nonprofit Virginia Foodworks are trying to revive community canning by splitting time at the facilities between commercial production and canning for home use. (Daily Yonder)