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WAFB Baton Rouge
Honey bees provide therapeutic opportunity for veteransThe lab, which is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Res
Honey bees provide therapeutic opportunity for veterans
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
The lab, which is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), suggest that beekeeping can be beneficial to veterans of the military and are hosting a workshop on June 25 to get the word out. ARS researcher,... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :Laboratory and the Louisiana Armed Forces Foundation (LaAFF). The lab, part of
ARS :
Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted yesterday
Laboratory and the Louisiana Armed Forces Foundation (LaAFF). The lab, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and LaAFF are hosting a June 25 workshop in Baton Rouge to introduce veterans to... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. National Arboretum host to guest and scientist alikecase, flora and fauna of various shapes, sizes and species. Established by Con
U.S. National Arboretum host to guest and scientist alike
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
case, flora and fauna of various shapes, sizes and species. Established by Congress in 1927, the arboretum is part of the Agricultural Research Service, the main research department of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Its mission: “The U.S.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Science detectives investigate a 'mitey' big problemkiller, and their detective work has taken them from hives in Tucson, Arizona,
Science detectives investigate a 'mitey' big problem
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
killer, and their detective work has taken them from hives in Tucson, Arizona, to those in Bismarck, North Dakota. Led by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) supervisory research entomologist Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, the team is staking out the... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :killer, and their detective work has taken them from hives in Tucson, Arizona,
ARS :
Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
killer, and their detective work has taken them from hives in Tucson, Arizona, to those in Bismarck, North Dakota. Led by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) supervisory research entomologist Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, the team is staking out the... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :as their abilities to overcome stress. Lastly, Jay Evans's work concentrates on
ARS :
Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
as their abilities to overcome stress. Lastly, Jay Evans's work concentrates on researching and combating bee disease. The Agricultural Research Service is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. The Agency's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Superbug found in second pig sample in UScollected from food animals, retail meats and people. None has contained the ge
Superbug found in second pig sample in US
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
collected from food animals, retail meats and people. None has contained the gene. As part of that effort, the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has been looking through 2,000 intestinal samples from cattle, hogs, turkeys and chickens;... Read more
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PhysOrg
Garlic mustard populations likely to declineis that garlic mustard becomes less of an issue, and actually balances out over
Garlic mustard populations likely to decline
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
is that garlic mustard becomes less of an issue, and actually balances out over time," says University of Illinois and USDA Agricultural Research Service ecologist Adam Davis. When garlic mustard arrives in a new location, it releases a chemical... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :crops, thus stretching the Ogallala Aquifer, the source of water for that regio
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Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
crops, thus stretching the Ogallala Aquifer, the source of water for that region, beyond capacity. Prasanna Gowda, an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) engineer, knew that dairy cattle in his native India are raised on finger millet... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bacterial research may lead to less polluted watersfactors come into play," said Anthony Buda, a research hydrologist at the U.S.
Bacterial research may lead to less polluted waters
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
factors come into play," said Anthony Buda, a research hydrologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service. To combat this problem, researchers at Penn State, in collaboration with Cornell, Central... Read more
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PhysOrg
Experimental trap uses sound to disrupt citrus pest's matingAdult Asian citrus psyllid on a citrus leaf. Credit: David Hall Agricultural Re
Experimental trap uses sound to disrupt citrus pest's mating
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Adult Asian citrus psyllid on a citrus leaf. Credit: David Hall Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists this summer plan to field-test a new trap designed to disrupt the mating of Asian citrus psyllids. These pinhead-sized invasive insects... Read more
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TribLIVE
CDC: More cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria expected in the U.S.Chemotherapy, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. Besides
CDC: More cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria expected in the U.S.
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
Chemotherapy, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. Besides the woman, Bell said scientists from USDA's Agricultural Research Service found the MCR-1 gene in the intestines of a pig slaughtered in another state. Show commenting... Read more
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PhysOrg
New blood test for the detection of bovine TBand helping farmers control outbreaks of bTB more rapidly." Working with the U
New blood test for the detection of bovine TB
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
and helping farmers control outbreaks of bTB more rapidly." Working with the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, the Nottingham group has set up the first animal trial using... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :like Florida has prompted an intensive search for alternative measures, notes R
ARS :
Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 25 days ago
like Florida has prompted an intensive search for alternative measures, notes Richard Mankin, an entomologist with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Gainesville, Florida. To that end, Mankin designed an acoustic trap based on his... Read more

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