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2014/08/29 13:46
2014/08/29 13:46
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ARS researchers and their colleagues have developed a new lure that is seven times more powerful than the current standard for bringing the navel orangeworm, the number one insect pest of almonds,...
2014/08/29 13:46
2014/08/29 13:46
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2014/08/29 12:39
2014/08/29 12:39
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The next time you tuck into a salad, thank a honeybee. "Honeybees are responsible for pollinating agricultural crops that make up one-third of our diet, including fruits and vegetables. They're the...
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2014/08/27 09:22
2014/08/27 09:22
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SACRAMENTO – The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will discuss climate change and CDFA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 2, in...
2014/08/26 18:46
2014/08/26 18:46
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Detailed Images Aid Studies of Beneficial Wasps Using specialized digital photography methods, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are producing high-resolution images of members of the...
2014/08/22 17:19
2014/08/22 17:19
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Opportunities, challenges and visibility for how agriculture will meet future needs for food, fiber and energy are greater than ever, yet public funding for ag research may not be keeping up. The...
2014/08/22 13:46
2014/08/22 13:46
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ARS scientists have developed a more efficient way to test for Marek's disease and a new vaccine, called CVRM2, to protect chickens against the viruses that cause it. Click the image for more...
2014/08/22 13:46
2014/08/22 13:46
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ARS has developed and licensed the first sensor that can test peanut moisture levels in the shell and on the fly when farmers take their peanuts to local "buying points." To sell, peanuts must be...
2014/08/18 04:46
2014/08/18 04:46
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Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: Wheat stem sawfly. Wheat streak mosaic. Weeds, including kochia. Making best use of scarce moisture.You've got a Research is...
2014/08/15 17:19
2014/08/15 17:19
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Responding to wheat production challenges: sawfly, virus, weeds Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: wheat stem sawfly. Wheat streak mosaic. Weeds, including kochia....
2014/08/14 14:46
2014/08/14 14:46
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ARS researchers have found insect-killing nematodes like this small roundworm tend to move together as a group like a school of fish or a pack of wolves, behavior that may contribute to the patchy...
2014/08/13 08:45
2014/08/13 08:45
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Scientists are working on building a hypoallergenic nut that people with nut allergies could enjoy. The threat of death does not loom over most people who dip their fists in a bowl of honey-roasted...
2014/08/11 14:46
2014/08/11 14:46
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James Bolton, with no formal training in taxonomy or art, drew so accurately that, for the first time, mycologists in different countries could be sure they were discussing the same mushroom, making...
2014/08/07 13:46
2014/08/07 13:46
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Liberty, a new type of switchgrass developed by the Agricultural Research Service, can potentially yield as much as 75 to 160 more gallons of ethanol per acre than previously possible, a landmark...
2014/08/06 16:21
2014/08/06 16:21
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Wildlife Corridors Sometimes Help Invasive Species Spread Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsEcology Newswise — GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When the ants come marching in, having miles of linked...
2014/08/05 19:39
2014/08/05 19:39
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Mosquitoes not only have a sense of smell for certain insect repellents, but they also have a sense of taste for these chemicals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Joseph...
2014/08/04 07:57
2014/08/04 07:57
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Published: Monday, August 4, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Feds seek comments on eastern Idaho sheep station By Keith Ridler, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho � Federal officials are seeking public comments about...
2014/08/04 04:22
2014/08/04 04:22
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Violence forum set Aug. 14 GULFPORT-- Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 2100 30th Ave., Gulfport, will host a community forum on current South Mississippi challenges on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. The forum will...
2014/08/02 19:59
2014/08/02 19:59
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CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University researchers will discuss the latest developments in cultivating muscadine grapes in a field day event planned Aug. 23 in Pearl River County. The...
2014/08/01 15:47
2014/08/01 15:47
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ARS researchers have discovered there is a one-cell taste receptor located on the mouthpart of mosquitoes that reacts to DEET, the most common active ingredient in insect repellents, as well as the...
2014/08/01 11:39
2014/08/01 11:39
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Decades of data kept by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are providing valuable information about how seasonal weather patterns affect cattle production. These findings are the result...
2014/08/29 13:46
2014/08/29 13:46
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