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2014/10/25 00:36
2014/10/25 00:36
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Prices are on the rise at the grocery store, but nothings going up more than your paying at the meat counter. According to the USDA's Agricultural Research Service the price of Beef has gone up 17.8...
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2014/10/24 14:46
2014/10/24 14:46
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Materials engineer Chris Delhom (left) and technician E.J. Deshotel examine miniature spinning equipment that is part of ARS’ new “reimagined� cotton production pilot plant, which can now handle...
2014/10/24 09:45
2014/10/24 09:45
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... solar still thing is one of those myths that gets perpetuated in the literature and on reality shows,” says Nester. To build a solar still, you dig a hole in the ground, place a container in the...
2014/10/22 14:46
2014/10/22 14:46
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Videos featuring animated-cartoon teens learning about nutrition may help real-life teens eat more veggies, according to a study by scientists funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The...
2014/10/20 19:46
2014/10/20 19:46
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Washington, Oct. 20, 2014—The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today awarded more than $18 million in grants to small businesses for high...
2014/10/20 14:46
2014/10/20 14:46
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New Issue of Healthy Animals Now Online The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) today posted a new issue of Healthy Animals. This semi-annual online newsletter is a compilation of ARS news and expert...
2014/10/20 12:39
2014/10/20 12:39
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A blend of odors that attracts spotted wing drosophila (SWD) flies has been developed into a new lure product for improved monitoring and control of these tree-fruit and berry pests. The blend is a...
2014/10/18 03:19
2014/10/18 03:19
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U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers in Bushland, Texas, are helping farmers make the most of their water supplies in a region where they depend on the Ogallala Aquifer, a massive underground...
2014/10/16 14:46
2014/10/16 14:46
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A blend of odors that attracts spotted wing drosophila flies (SWD) has been developed into a new lure product for improved monitoring and control of these tree-fruit and berry pests. The blend is a...
2014/10/14 14:46
2014/10/14 14:46
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The potential for producing cost-effective cellulosic ethanol that uses plentiful and sustainable cellulosic plant biomass continues to grow, thanks to research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
2014/10/10 18:19
2014/10/10 18:19
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Sniffing out the source of beef manure odor By Ann PerryARS researchers have identified compounds that can cause odors in cow manure. (Photo courtesy of NRCS-USDA.) A recent study conducted by U.S....
2014/10/10 13:46
2014/10/10 13:46
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The 2014 update of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 27, has been launched. Containing data for more than 8,600 food items, the...
2014/10/09 11:39
2014/10/09 11:39
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Fresh and juicy mandarin oranges are good for you and have a delightfully sweet flavor that makes them a favorite of kids and adults alike. Whether you know them by brand names such as "Cuties" or...
2014/10/08 11:31
2014/10/08 11:31
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Published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the new study was part of the national “What We Eat in America NHANES 2009-2010” survey and it found that sandwiches comprised a...
2014/10/02 11:39
2014/10/02 11:39
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Corn earworms (also known as cotton bollworms) cost cotton producers an estimated $200 million a year in lost crops and control expenses, and they are notoriously hard to track because they migrate at...
2014/10/01 15:46
2014/10/01 15:46
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A recent study conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists indicated that just three compounds in beef manure were responsible for generating...
2014/10/01 05:17
2014/10/01 05:17
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Honeybees are much more than the adorable face of your favorite breakfast cereal or Jerry Seinfeld's favorite Pixar hero. And, they're creating a much bigger buzz in the U.S. economy than you might...
2014/09/29 14:10
2014/09/29 14:10
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UNH joins USDA Northeast Climate Hub Monday, September 29, 2014 DURHAM — The University of New Hampshire is one of 12 land-grant universities in the Northeast to join a coalition of peer...
2014/09/28 18:01
2014/09/28 18:01
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Dear EarthTalk: How is it that some food purveyors are contributing to the destruction of tropical rainforests by ditching unhealthy "trans fats?" -- Billy S., Salem, Ore. Most public health...
2014/09/26 13:46
2014/09/26 13:46
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Shallow oxbow lakes fitted with low dams called weirs to slow water flow can help trap pesticides, nutrients and sediment from field runoff. Click the image for more information about it. Isolated...
2014/10/25 00:36
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