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2015/08/04 12:25
2015/08/04 12:25
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Elizabeth Coleman White inspects a blueberry bush in Whitesbog, N.J., date unknown. White began working with blueberries in 1911. Nearly every plant that we now depend on for food — from wheat to...
2015/08/04 12:25
2015/08/04 12:25
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2015/07/30 19:31
2015/07/30 19:31
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While the majority of bacteria that cause urinary tract infections can be wiped out with antibiotics, some manage to avoid elimination by remaining dormant, and new research from Duke University has...
2015/07/30 14:39
2015/07/30 14:39
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Freshly dug OLé peanut plants. Credit: Kelly Chamberlin. Peanuts are big - big business that is. According to the National Peanut Board, Americans spend about $800 million a year on peanut butter, and...
2015/07/28 16:46
2015/07/28 16:46
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ARS researchers have published guidance for sorghum farmers in the Texas High Plains on how best to produce a profitable crop in a drought-prone area. Click the image for more information about...
2015/07/27 15:13
2015/07/27 15:13
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From HudsonAlpha:Research will facilitate a new era of DNA-informed breeding and biology for cotton. HudsonAlpha faculty investigator Jane Grimwood, Ph.D., will share a $2.4 million grant with four...
2015/07/20 15:19
2015/07/20 15:19
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The annual “Sammie” awards, handed out in the fall by the Partnership for Public Service, honor federal employees with impressive accomplishments. This summer, The Post is profiling the 30 finalists...
2015/07/16 00:09
2015/07/16 00:09
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News Release: FAMUJuly 15, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., testified today before the House Committee on Agriculture...
2015/07/14 13:46
2015/07/14 13:46
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Inadequate vitamin D in the diet may increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis in your knees (right, compared to a healthy knee, left), according to a study funded in part by ARS. Click the...
2015/07/14 04:32
2015/07/14 04:32
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Corn hybrids with improved tolerance to crowding stress, grown at higher plant populations than their predecessors, have been a driver of rising field corn yields in recent decades. Large differences...
2015/07/10 11:39
2015/07/10 11:39
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Pink spotted lady beetle depositing eggs inside an ARS-designed custom-built cage. Credit: Meg Allen "Necessity is the mother of invention," the saying goes. Such was indeed the case when entomologist...
2015/07/07 13:42
2015/07/07 13:42
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Cochran announces $1.4 million in fire department grants for MississippiCochran announces $1.4 million in fire department grants for Mississippi U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported...
2015/07/07 13:42
2015/07/07 13:42
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Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists investigated trends in portion sizes and the calorie, sodium, saturated fat and transfat content of popular meal combos at U.S. quick-serve chain...
2015/07/04 21:19
2015/07/04 21:19
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... We've had our peach tree for eight years, and it produces an abundance of fruit. My husband recently noticed a small wad of sticky, granulated sap coming out of the base of the tree. I'm...
2015/08/04 12:25
2015/08/04 12:25
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