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2014/07/27 22:40
2014/07/27 22:40
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As the climate warms, the vine that ate the South is starting to gnaw at parts of the North, too. Kudzu, a three-leafed weed first planted in the United States more than 100 years ago for the beauty...
2014/07/27 22:40
2014/07/27 22:40
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2014/07/27 05:26
2014/07/27 05:26
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A 60-acre research plot in Paterson used for key crop research won't be abandoned after all. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving forward with proposed changes at its Prosser Agricultural...
2014/07/25 11:06
2014/07/25 11:06
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As the climate warms, the vine that ate the U.S. South is starting to gnaw at parts of the North, too. The invasive plant costs U.S. property owners about $50 million per year in eradication,...
2014/07/25 06:40
2014/07/25 06:40
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Instead of using sustainable solutions, government is taking the quick and toxic solution to the cocolisap infestation. Peasant groups smell corruption and agri-TNCs interests. MANILA – Different...
2014/07/24 15:49
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...
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...
2014/07/27 22:40
2014/07/27 22:40
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