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2015/07/01 11:44
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DISEASE DETECTOR: Satellites capture phytoplankton blooms (blue-green) in the North Atlantic. Similar blooms have been linked to outbreaks of Vibrio infections along European coasts.NASA IMAGE BY JEFF...
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2015/06/30 14:46
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Portion sizes at U.S. fast food restaurants have remained nearly constant for almost two decades, according to an ARS study. Click the image for more information about it. Quick-Serve Foods Slow To...
2015/06/30 11:40
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Poultry disease is an international issue, especially when there is an outbreak close to home. However, it's a particularly costly problem in developing countries. Developing animals resistant to...
2015/06/29 15:47
2015/06/29 15:47
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ARS scientists are turning what is leftover after extracting lint and oil from cotton seed into new biobased wood adhesives. Click the image for more information about it. Reviving Cottonseed Meal’s...
2015/06/27 03:17
2015/06/27 03:17
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Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers has long been interested in sickle cell anemia — back to high school, when he saw the first of three friends die of the painful disease. "You hate for anyone to die, but...
2015/06/25 10:39
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Agricultural Research Service scientists observed that columnaris disease incidence varies with the type of water the fish are raised in. Specifically, after exposure to F. columnare, fish in well...
2015/06/24 20:08
2015/06/24 20:08
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In this May 11, 2015 photo, Lee Ream, a chemist at the U.S. Agricultural Research Service Laboratory, inspects a brown marmorated stink bug in Wapato, Wash. As climate change unfolds in an...
2015/06/24 16:46
2015/06/24 16:46
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Allergen-Free Peanuts Lead USDA Report Highlighting New Innovations in Ag USDA research last year also led to process for faster egg pasteurization, new methods of mosquito control WASHINGTON, June...
2015/06/24 13:47
2015/06/24 13:47
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St. Paul, Minn. — June 2015 — Some have argued in the popular press that wheat is associated with weight gain and a range of other health issues amplified by years of plant breeding. A recent study...
2015/06/19 22:00
2015/06/19 22:00
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If you want to eat the perfect biscuit, grab it straight from the oven, smother it in butter and drizzle some honey over the top. Groomed like that, one biscuit calls for one more. The ingredient that...
2015/06/19 12:47
2015/06/19 12:47
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A New Blueberry for Home Growers The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) was recently awarded a patent for Nocturne, a blueberry cultivar developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists...
2015/06/18 16:41
2015/06/18 16:41
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Switchgrass is an excellent candidate for biofuel production. It is an adaptable plant that can grow on millions of acres of U.S. lands that cannot support crop or food production. It is also a...
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2015/06/16 18:05
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From bottom left to right: Lemons, pomegranate, malunggay, muesli, and grapefruit. Acai Berries not in picture. After almost eight weeks of unabashed holiday eating, most people are vowing to eat...
2015/06/12 14:17
2015/06/12 14:17
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Scientists Study How, Why Butterflies Survive Fires Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPLOS ONE Newswise — GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Deciding how often and when to use prescribed fire can be...
2015/06/12 07:46
2015/06/12 07:46
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ARS veterinary medical officer Jean Guard has created a faster, less expensive and more accurate test to identify pathogenic strains of Salmonella. Click the image for more information about it. New...
2015/06/10 10:39
2015/06/10 10:39
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At the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Appalachian Fruit Research Station in Kearneysville, West Virginia, plant pathologist Wojciech Janisiewicz and his colleagues determined that the plum...
2015/06/10 09:10
2015/06/10 09:10
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Lysozyme, a naturally occurring antimicrobial enzyme, has been identified as a possible antibiotic alternative for use in the pig industry by scientists in the United States. The research was carried...
2015/06/10 03:53
2015/06/10 03:53
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HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - On the Big Island, Ohia trees and their bright red flowers populate the landscape. "On the Big Island it's 50 percent of our trees," said Flint Hughes, researcher...
2015/06/09 12:39
2015/06/09 12:39
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A diverse group of researchers has teamed up to develop a therapeutic treatment for citrus greening disease, a bacterial infection that threatens the future of the U.S. citrus industry. To kick off...
2015/06/08 22:03
2015/06/08 22:03
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Two upper-level agriculture students at Arkansas State University will continue their studies this fall as the latest recipients of the Jim and Betty T. Sloan Memorial Scholarship. Posted Jun. 8,...
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