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2015/01/30 19:38
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It sounds like a Zen meditation: How do you perfectly remove the skin from a tomato without removing any of the flesh inside? But it's not monks on a mountaintop who have figured out the answer to the...
2015/01/30 19:38
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2015/01/29 11:39
2015/01/29 11:39
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Field runoff from farms in the Lake Erie basin is often rich in soluble plant nutrients, including phosphorus. When this nutrient-rich runoff reaches the lake, the phosphorus can support abundant...
2015/01/24 18:30
2015/01/24 18:30
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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has directed agency staff to create and deliver an updated Animal Welfare Strategy plan within 60 days, according to an internal email reviewed by...
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2015/01/20 19:16
2015/01/20 19:16
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Scientists and researchers in the agricultural fields may have an easier time accessing scientific information from the federal government thanks to a new free search engine created by the Department...
2015/01/18 22:48
2015/01/18 22:48
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LAS CRUCES >> Researchers at New Mexico State University confirm different populations of salt cedar beetles, coming from Texas, Colorado and Arizona, are converging in New Mexico. Over the last six...
2015/01/18 17:18
2015/01/18 17:18
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Essential oils often evoke thoughts of scented candles and day spas, but their benefits beyond relaxation are less well-known. They’re used in the food industry because of their preservative potency...
2015/01/17 07:10
2015/01/17 07:10
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Craig — If there’s one thing you make the effort to eat more often, let it be kale. King of the dark, leafy greens, kale is rich in calcium, potassium, vitamins A, C and K, folate and antioxidants,...
2015/01/15 12:39
2015/01/15 12:39
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A type of clay used in cosmetics, medicine, and papermaking may be just what aquaculture farmers need to fight columnaris—a costly and deadly bacterial disease that affects freshwater finfish...
2015/01/14 15:41
2015/01/14 15:41
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As natural resources dwindle across the globe, low-maintenance and low-input plant materials are gaining favor for use in urban landscapes. The popularity of ornamental grasses for use in landscapes,...
2015/01/13 15:46
2015/01/13 15:46
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NAL Unveils New Search Engine for Published USDA Research The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has unveiled PubAg, a user-friendly search engine that gives the public enhanced access to research...
2015/01/08 17:21
2015/01/08 17:21
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ENGLEWOOD - Beekeeping is now permitted in the city after a revision to the health code, leaving only four New Jersey towns across the state that prohibits raising honey bees. The Board of Health...
2015/01/07 15:47
2015/01/07 15:47
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An ARS study of people aged 70 to 89 years with sarcopenia—age-related muscle loss—showed that their overall physical function improved with exercise. Click the image for more information about...
2015/01/05 22:41
2015/01/05 22:41
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A new study contains valuable recommendations that can inform container nursery fertilization practices in the northeastern United States. In this region, most nursery substrates are comprised...
2015/01/05 15:40
2015/01/05 15:40
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Agricultural Research Service investigators have a long history of designing and developing reliable analytical methods for measuring nutrients and other compounds in foods. ARS scientists have now...
2015/01/30 19:38
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