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2014/07/24 15:49
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ARS scientists have found that tannic acid, a plant compound, can bind to the proteins in peanuts, potentially reducing the physical reaction if an allergic person ate peanut residues accidentally...
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2014/07/21 14:46
2014/07/21 14:46
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An ARS scientist and his cooperators have devised a tractor-mounted system that uses compressed air and grit particles of dried corn cobs to shred small annual weeds to give organic growers an...
2014/07/18 15:50
2014/07/18 15:50
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ARS scientists have discovered two genes, one in the confection sunflower line HA-R6 and one in the oilseed line RHA 397, that confer resistance against all rust strains they have been tested against...
2014/07/16 21:17
2014/07/16 21:17
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A Natural Way to Monitor, and Possibly Control Populations of, Stink Bugs Newswise — Anyone who has squashed a stink bug knows why they got their name. Although just a nuisance to homeowners, the...
2014/07/16 16:24
2014/07/16 16:24
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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson said Wednesday that the Department of Agriculture's move to begin closing the U.S. Sheep Experimental Station has been halted by the House Agriculture Appropriations...
2014/07/16 14:48
2014/07/16 14:48
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ARS scientists have synthesized an attractant pheromone of the brown marmorated stink bug, a serious threat to apples, soybeans and other crops and a nuisance for the home and garden, which opens the...
2014/07/15 18:05
2014/07/15 18:05
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A U.S. Department of Agriculture laboratory in Athens was among the facilities to which the federal government’s Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent potentially deadly...
2014/07/15 07:46
2014/07/15 07:46
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A patented new process turns barley into a perfect high protein feed for carnivorous fish like salmon and rainbow trout as a plant-based alternative to fishmeal, which is made from small ocean fish....
2014/07/14 07:25
2014/07/14 07:25
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MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - The Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory at Mandan is holding its annual public open house on Thursday. The Friends & Neighbors Day event will include research tours,...
2014/07/13 21:53
2014/07/13 21:53
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to begin shutting down a sheep research facility on the Idaho-Montana border that has operated for nearly a century if it doesn't hear...
2014/07/11 11:39
2014/07/11 11:39
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Farmers face a balancing act when deciding how much fertilizer to apply. Applying too much wastes money and adds to nutrient runoff problems. Applying too little reduces yields. Agricultural Research...
2014/07/10 22:25
2014/07/10 22:25
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Dr. ANU SILVONEK has joined the medical staff at St. Luke's Miners Campus in Nesquehoning. Silvonek specializes in pediatrics and internal medicine and is fellowship-trained in infectious diseases...
2014/07/10 20:36
2014/07/10 20:36
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... Scientifique: A Soil Field Day” will be held at Garden Farme in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Ramsey on Saturday, July 12. The tour schedule includes three informational garden walks throughout...
2014/07/10 11:23
2014/07/10 11:23
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ORONO (AP) — Researchers with the University of Maine and U.S. Department of Agriculture say they have developed a new variety of pepper that maintains the natural health benefits of the fruit while...
2014/07/09 13:42
2014/07/09 13:42
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Making a More Environmentally Friendly Pickle By Kim Kaplan - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed a way to help pickle producers replace most of their pickling salt with...
2014/07/08 15:34
2014/07/08 15:34
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Somewhere in Iowa, volunteers are earning $900 apiece by providing blood samples after eating bits of a banana kissed with a curious tinge of orange. It's the first human trial of a banana that's...
2014/07/07 19:11
2014/07/07 19:11
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Lake Mead, which spans the Nevada - Arizona border, is expected to reach record lows this week. (Photo: OakleyOriginals/ cc/ Flickr)America's food growing regions face a crisis of "catastrophic"...
2014/07/07 14:02
2014/07/07 14:02
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In response to your July 1 editorial, the public outcry should be about ignoring science. The National Stakeholders Conference on Honey Bee Health, headed up by the EPA and USDA issued the following...
2014/07/04 10:40
2014/07/04 10:40
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A potential source of error in calculating soil carbon budgets has been identified by scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Agricultural Research Service (ARS) soil scientist Hero...
2014/07/03 04:26
2014/07/03 04:26
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A 60-acre research plot in Paterson used for key research on potatoes, sweet corn and other Mid-Columbia vegetables could be plowed under. Terminating the research plot and moving the two scientists...
2014/07/24 15:49
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