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2015/03/24 12:39
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An agricultural engineer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed a practical, cost-effective approach for taking aerial images of cotton fields that are detailed enough to show...
2015/03/24 12:39
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2015/03/22 05:13
2015/03/22 05:13
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Bob and Leah Maass' 15-year-old buffer strip was converted two years ago into a saturated environment, with the intent to see if the buffer's switchgrass vegetation would use the nitrates leaching...
2015/03/20 13:41
2015/03/20 13:41
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Detector Dogs Sniff Out Overwintering Stink Bugs By Sharon Durham - In 2013, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists surveyed forests in Maryland and West Virginia and found that stink bugs...
2015/03/18 16:45
2015/03/18 16:45
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A ground-breaking Texas A&M AgriLife Research-led study on corn has identified useful gene variations for yield increases, drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance that could make a real difference...
2015/03/18 13:19
2015/03/18 13:19
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This is what you just put in your mug: Cocaine-like brain chemicals and the juice of death. CaffeineThis white powder is why the world produces more than sixteen billion pounds of coffee beans per...
2015/03/16 10:43
2015/03/16 10:43
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Getting a product from research lab to the marketplace can be a long-term process. But two varieties of wheat, Appalachian White and NuEast, released for production in 2009 by a group led by an...
2015/03/13 16:46
2015/03/13 16:46
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Appalachian White, a hard white winter wheat developed by ARS specifically for the eastern U.S., is now showing up in artisan flours, bread and beer. Click the image for more information about...
2015/03/12 18:29
2015/03/12 18:29
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In the continuing debate over how much vitamin E is enough, a new study has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient tied up...
2015/03/09 20:45
2015/03/09 20:45
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By P.J. HuffstutterCHICAGO, March 9 (Reuters) - No new research projects will begin at the U.S. government's key livestock study center until animal welfare is improved through stronger oversight and...
2015/03/08 05:32
2015/03/08 05:32
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Researchers updated farmers, crop advisers and other agriculture professionals on the latest information farmers can use to reduce the portion of Lake Erie's harmful algal bloom problem caused by...
2015/03/06 17:46
2015/03/06 17:46
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Meals designed to reduce hunger include foods that are high in fiber, such as beans, lentils, bulgar wheat, and barley. The dish shown here is a barley soup. Click the image for more information...
2015/02/28 17:30
2015/02/28 17:30
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CORVALLIS, Ore. – A perfectly preserved amber fossil from Myanmar has been found that provides evidence of the earliest grass specimen ever discovered – about 100 million years old – and even then it...
2015/02/25 08:46
2015/02/25 08:46
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OLé, a new Spanish peanut variety with high levels of both heart healthy oleic acid and disease resistance has been released by ARS. Click the image for more information about it. A new Spanish...
2015/02/21 20:21
2015/02/21 20:21
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CORVALLIS, Ore. – A perfectly preserved amber fossil from Myanmar has been found that provides evidence of the earliest grass specimen ever discovered – about 100 million years old – and even then it...
2015/03/24 12:39
2015/03/24 12:39
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