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2015/05/28 13:48
2015/05/28 13:48
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ARS scientists are studying a natural antimicrobial enzyme as a possible alternative to antibiotics for promoting pig health and growth. Click the image for more information about it. Natural Enzyme...
2015/05/28 13:48
2015/05/28 13:48
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2015/05/27 07:46
2015/05/27 07:46
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An ARS researcher is evaluating better ways for growers to monitor for navel orangeworms, the number-one pest of almonds and pistachios and a major pest of walnuts. Click the image for more...
2015/05/20 07:46
2015/05/20 07:46
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Eating a diet high in vegetables, legumes, fruit, whole grains, tomatoes, and seafood was associated with reduced odds of macular degeneration compared to a diet with more red meat and refined grains,...
2015/05/15 10:39
2015/05/15 10:39
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In field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant geneticists Ivan Simko, Ryan Hayes, and Beiquan Mou, and plant pathologist Carolee T. Bull, all in the Crop...
2015/05/12 14:46
2015/05/12 14:46
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ARS geneticists Hamidou Sakhanokho (left) and Cecil Pounders have released two germplasm lines for use in breeding new begonia varieties that can tolerate the heat and humidity of a Gulf Coast summer....
2015/05/10 20:42
2015/05/10 20:42
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Researchers realize that biomass feedstocks will need to come from many different sources, including crop residues, forest residues, and municipal waste, for example, said Marty Williams, a University...
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2015/05/08 08:34
2015/05/08 08:34
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Honey bees have been under pressure for the last 30 years. Diseases, poor nutrition, and sublethal effects of pesticide are stressors on hives. But for the first time ever, the USDA’s Agricultural...
2015/05/07 14:41
2015/05/07 14:41
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Flavorful Tomatoes: Heat Before Chilling By Dennis O'Brien - A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) chemist in Florida has found a way to help tomato producers improve the taste of their tomatoes....
2015/05/05 20:39
2015/05/05 20:39
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While consumer demand for edamame or vegetable soybean remains on the rise in the United States, it's not widely grown in this country. Nearly 85 million acres of grain-type soybean were grown in the...
2015/05/05 18:22
2015/05/05 18:22
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Bee farmer joins Carolina Inn to promote taste of Chapel Hill | News & Observer News & Observer May 5, 2015 Bee farmer joins Carolina Inn to promote taste of Chapel Hill Marty Hanks quickly but...
2015/05/04 01:09
2015/05/04 01:09
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... isn’t Uncle Sam’s nickname, but it does represent him well. The name is short for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, awarded each year to federal employees with impressive...
2015/05/04 00:22
2015/05/04 00:22
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Established in February 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Southwest Regional Climate Hub was tasked with supplying science-based knowledge and practical information to farmers, ranchers and...
2015/05/01 12:39
2015/05/01 12:39
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... are positive and negative impacts with each of the three housing systems we studied," said Professor Joy Mench, a poultry welfare expert and vice chair of the Department of Animal Science. "As...
2015/04/28 14:46
2015/04/28 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 compiles ARS news and expert resources...
2015/04/27 14:21
2015/04/27 14:21
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See correction at end of article. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s George Washington Carver Center in College Park has officially christened what is believed to be the largest solar power system...
2015/04/24 06:52
2015/04/24 06:52
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When California water officials announced earlier this month that the amount of snow in the Sierra Nevada was less than any measurement ever before recorded on that date in state history, it came as...
2015/04/23 16:17
2015/04/23 16:17
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The four-building office campus houses many members of the federal department’s headquarters staff, including its Agricultural Research Service. The ground-mount system located on 10 acres at the...
2015/05/28 13:48
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