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Sarnia Observer
Grand Opening July 12: Cafe in new PH Downtown Bus Hubto 6:00 pm The new café and convenience store will be filling a recognized nee
Grand Opening July 12: Cafe in new PH Downtown Bus Hub
Sarnia Observer / Posted 47 minutes ago
to 6:00 pm The new café and convenience store will be filling a recognized need in an area that has been designated by the US Department of Agriculture as a “food desert.” This designation indicates that it is an area where affordable and healthy... Read more
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New York Post
Americans love for coffee is a strong brewisolated to the US. Java consumption is up in tea-crazy China, Japan and India
Americans love for coffee is a strong brew
New York Post / Posted 4 hours ago
isolated to the US. Java consumption is up in tea-crazy China, Japan and India. The demand is outstripping supply. The US Department of Agriculture forecasted last month that world coffee production for the 2016-17 year is expected to rise 1.6... Read more
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Sun Star
Risk-takers recognizedpride and joy is the Wellgrow Bio-Organic Fertilizer, the only bio-organic fert
Risk-takers recognized
Sun Star / Posted 11 hours ago
pride and joy is the Wellgrow Bio-Organic Fertilizer, the only bio-organic fertilizer in the country registered in the US Department of Agriculture. In 2006, his company also received the first Green-E Award from the Department of Energy for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Composting plans create quite a messin the city, one that costs him as much as $200,000 a year to maintain. The an
Composting plans create quite a mess
Boston Globe / Posted 15 hours ago
in the city, one that costs him as much as $200,000 a year to maintain. The answer, it turns out, is complicated. The US Department of Agriculture has found that each year in America, 133 billion pounds of food go uneaten, or about 31 percent... Read more
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Canberra Times
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropthe lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
the lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. That's more than the agency's March forecast, based on... Read more
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Brisbane Times
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropthe lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
the lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. That's more than the agency's March forecast, based on... Read more
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The Age
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropCorn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
The Age / Posted yesterday
Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. Photo: Daniel Acker US farmers planted more corn than they intended in March,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropCorn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. Photo: Daniel Acker US farmers planted more corn than they intended in March,... Read more
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examiner.com
Horse in Colorado infected with EIA is euthanizedCoggins tested in May 2015 with negative test results. The health officials at
Horse in Colorado infected with EIA is euthanized
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Coggins tested in May 2015 with negative test results. The health officials at the Colorado Department of Agriculture and US Department of Agriculture are exchanging information with other states involved in the prior travels of the EIA-positive... Read more
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Aliran Online
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnershipprojections of supposed growth gains from the TPP. The only US government stud
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Aliran Online / Posted 2 days ago
projections of supposed growth gains from the TPP. The only US government study, by the Economic Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, also uses a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to find modest growth gains from TPP... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef,” the US department of agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report ‘From Where the Buffalo Roam:... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef,” the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report From Where the Buffalo Roam: India’s... Read more
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dna
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
dna / Posted 3 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef," the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report 'From Where the Buffalo Roam:... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef," the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report 'From Where the Buffalo Roam:... Read more
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Sun Star
Piñol: Review Philippines agri sectorprovinces and islands including some trips abroad including the most recent vis
Piñol: Review Philippines agri sector
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
provinces and islands including some trips abroad including the most recent visit and meeting in United States with US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Water Management Piñol said that as there is big problem in the Philippine’s water... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Behind-the-scenes work at MPSscenes so everything is ready on the first day of staff workshop and the first
Behind-the-scenes work at MPS
Marshall Independent / Posted 6 days ago
scenes so everything is ready on the first day of staff workshop and the first day of school. Hey, MPS familiesthrough the US Department of Agriculture, we are able to offer free breakfast and lunch to any student (18 years or younger at no cost)... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate GMO labeling deal would ban state requirementsdetail what the national GMO label should include. Producers who have secured a
Senate GMO labeling deal would ban state requirements
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
detail what the national GMO label should include. Producers who have secured a ‘‘certified organic’’ designation from the US Department of Agriculture would be allowed to clearly display a ‘‘non-GMO’’ label on their products. The compromise drew... Read more
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Food Business Review
US Senators reach deal on GMO labeling on packaged fooduse one of the options which include text on the package, a symbol, or a QR cod
US Senators reach deal on GMO labeling on packaged food
Food Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
use one of the options which include text on the package, a symbol, or a QR code that directs consumers to a web page. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will have two years to work out the particulars to be included in the labeling after the... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Amazing genetic diversity' is discovered in the maize plantestablishes the amazing diversity of maize, even beyond what we already knew wa
'Amazing genetic diversity' is discovered in the maize plant
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
establishes the amazing diversity of maize, even beyond what we already knew was there," says Doreen Ware, Ph.D., of the US Department of Agriculture and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) in New York. "This diversity is fascinating in its own... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Can You Eat Too Much Protein?who is about 68kg, or 72g for the average man at about 91kg. Most Americans ea
Can You Eat Too Much Protein?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
who is about 68kg, or 72g for the average man at about 91kg. Most Americans eat more than that. In this report from the US Department of Agriculture, based on a large survey from 2010, men ate 98g of protein per day on average and women ate 68g.... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Montana FSA: Farm Service Agency County Committee nomination period begins June 15From US Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agricult
Montana FSA: Farm Service Agency County Committee nomination period begins June 15
Char-Koosta News / Posted 8 days ago
From US Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the nomination period for farmers and ranchers to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began Wednesday, June 15. “Through... Read more
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CNET
How the sex life of screwworm flies saved billionsPeggy Greb/US Department of Agriculture In the 1950s, entomologists Edward F.
How the sex life of screwworm flies saved billions
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
Peggy Greb/US Department of Agriculture In the 1950s, entomologists Edward F. Knipling and Raymond C. Bushland conducted research into the "sex life of the screwworm fly." A quarter of a million dollars in government money, spent on decades of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Forest Service: 66 Million Dead Trees In CaliforniaKern and Fresno. The number is in addition to the 40 million trees the Forest S
Forest Service: 66 Million Dead Trees In California
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
Kern and Fresno. The number is in addition to the 40 million trees the Forest Service located between 2010 and late 2015. US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who released the findings, specifically attributes the dramatic rise to... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
African Youth Urged To Be Resourcefuleducation that they need. Congressman McGovern, who is a member of the US Hous
African Youth Urged To Be Resourceful
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 9 days ago
education that they need. Congressman McGovern, who is a member of the US House Committee on Agriculture, stated that the US Department of Agriculture has set up programs to help farmers overseas to ensure that food scarcity is reduced in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Standard coming soon for imported poultrychicken parts being imported but the Health Ministry’s Food and Drug Division r
Standard coming soon for imported poultry
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
chicken parts being imported but the Health Ministry’s Food and Drug Division relied on a certification of health from the US Department of Agriculture which stated the origin of a product. She said she did not think it also carried the date of... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
US Department of Agriculture offering enrollment for coverage programs Posted Jun. 21, 2016 at 4:00 PM Posted Jun. 21, 2016 at 4:00 PM OREGON — Th
US Department of Agriculture offering enrollment for coverage programs
The Journal-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Posted Jun. 21, 2016 at 4:00 PM Posted Jun. 21, 2016 at 4:00 PM OREGON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that eligible producers may now formally enroll... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Insect scans could help control citrus killing bugsoftware to produce 360 degree, 3D, images. The psyllid spreads a plant-infecti
Insect scans could help control citrus killing bug
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 days ago
software to produce 360 degree, 3D, images. The psyllid spreads a plant-infecting bacterium during feeding and the US Department of Agriculture fear it could destroy the country's citrus industry. Scientists studying its biology called in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maceda, Senate’s Mr. Exposé, 81As ambassador, secured the grant of eight helicopters, two C-130s, 200 trucks a
Maceda, Senate’s Mr. Exposé, 81
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
As ambassador, secured the grant of eight helicopters, two C-130s, 200 trucks and firearms. Also got the USDA (US Department of Agriculture) to allow entry of Guimaras mangoes. Increased Food for Peace grant from $20 to $40 million. 9.... Read more
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Times of Malta
Are antibiotics linked to obesity?gut flora thrive on, showed the greatest benefit. • Cinnamon – This spice is a
Are antibiotics linked to obesity?
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
gut flora thrive on, showed the greatest benefit. • Cinnamon – This spice is a zero-calorie, fat-burning powerhouse. One US Department of Agriculture study showed that just a quarter of a teaspoon of cinnamon, daily, lowers blood sugar,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Meet Sarah Olson and Haven, who sniff out the bad apples at Logandiseases that may be present. A. The CBP sends us for 10 weeks of training in
Meet Sarah Olson and Haven, who sniff out the bad apples at Logan
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
diseases that may be present. A. The CBP sends us for 10 weeks of training in Frederick, Md., where we are trained at the US Department of Agriculture [Professional Development Center] to learn different CBP and USDA regulations and how to... Read more
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iol.co.za
China’s hottest commodity feeds half the world’s pigshas almost 60 percent of the world’s pig population and produces about 14 perce
China’s hottest commodity feeds half the world’s pigs
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
has almost 60 percent of the world’s pig population and produces about 14 percent of global chicken meat, according to the US Department of Agriculture. Soymeal demand may also be rising in tandem with rising Chinese pork prices, according to Shen... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Costs of Being a DadIf you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at leas
Costs of Being a Dad
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 at $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Costs of Being a DadIf you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at leas
Costs of Being a Dad
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 at $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at leas
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 15 days ago
If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 at $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted... Read more
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KIVI Boise
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at leas
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?
KIVI Boise / Posted 15 days ago
If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 at $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at leas
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?
KGTV San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 at $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at leas
The price of being a dad: What does it really cost to raise a kid?
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more. A report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 at $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted... Read more
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Quartz
Toaster-sized satellites will revolutionize how we measure the world food supplythey’ll need to produce and where. The toaster-size satellite approach could a
Toaster-sized satellites will revolutionize how we measure the world food supply
Quartz / Posted 16 days ago
they’ll need to produce and where. The toaster-size satellite approach could also be more cost-effective. In 2016, the US Department of Agriculture spent $42 million on traditional crop scout data collection, which is managed by the National... Read more
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Boston Globe
Superbug found in second pig sample in USreport involves an antibiotic-resistant strain of E. coli from a pig intestine,
Superbug found in second pig sample in US
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
report involves an antibiotic-resistant strain of E. coli from a pig intestine, which was detected by scientists at the US Department of Agriculture, a spokeswoman said Monday evening. The E. coli bacteria carried a gene making it resistant to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Potato parasite's 'toolkit' revealedthey persist as long-lived cysts in soils, growing potatoes may not be economic
Potato parasite's 'toolkit' revealed
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
they persist as long-lived cysts in soils, growing potatoes may not be economically viable for up to two decades. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has classified the yellow PCN as potentially more dangerous than any insect or disease... Read more
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The Hill
The United State of Women: reproductive health is an economic Issueon a child from birth through age 17 in middle-income, husband-wife families is
The United State of Women: reproductive health is an economic Issue
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
on a child from birth through age 17 in middle-income, husband-wife families is more than $245,000, according to the US Department of Agriculture. To say nothing of the emotional investment, it is no small choice and so it is not surprising... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Nation Grieves Another Mass Shootingfrom council meetings.” Oh SNAP In a testy congressional hearing last week in
Nation Grieves Another Mass Shooting
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
from council meetings.” Oh SNAP In a testy congressional hearing last week in Washington DC, a top official with the US Department of Agriculture said, “New Mexico is probably the most fouled up SNAP system in the United States right now —... Read more
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PhysOrg
Creating human genomes and synthetic people, destroying entire species with gene drivesproject is paying attention to these longer-term implications,' he said." Aedes
Creating human genomes and synthetic people, destroying entire species with gene drives
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
project is paying attention to these longer-term implications,' he said." Aedes Egypti mosquito, malaria carrier. Credit: US Department of Agriculture THE HGP-WRITE TRAIN HAS LEFT THE STATION Steven Novella summarized some objections to... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Infosys To Modernise US District's IT Systemsthe company said here in a statement. The district got clearance from food and
Infosys To Modernise US District's IT Systems
SiliconIndia / Posted 18 days ago
the company said here in a statement. The district got clearance from food and nutrition services, an agency in the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), to move the new system into the pilot production phase. The pilot phase is the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Nebraska's hemp battle: farmers say officials are blocking a gold rushdeclared “the term ‘marihuana’ means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa,” i
Nebraska's hemp battle: farmers say officials are blocking a gold rush
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
declared “the term ‘marihuana’ means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa,” including stalks, fiber, oil and seeds. The US Department of Agriculture attempted briefly to revive hemp production during the second world war, when the Japanese cut... Read more
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Business Insider
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcoholsimply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accur
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcohol
Business Insider / Posted 20 days ago
simply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accurate it was, but his readings jibe with a US Department of Agriculture report on alcohol retention levels using various cooking methods.) "Believe it or not," says... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcoholsimply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accur
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcohol
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
simply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accurate it was, but his readings jibe with a US Department of Agriculture report on alcohol retention levels using various cooking methods.) "Believe it or not," says... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcoholsimply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accur
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcohol
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
simply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accurate it was, but his readings jibe with a US Department of Agriculture report on alcohol retention levels using various cooking methods.) "Believe it or not," says... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcoholsimply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accur
Yes, you can get drunk eating food made with alcohol
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
simply reads "HI." (We're not sure what kind of meter he was using or how accurate it was, but his readings jibe with a US Department of Agriculture report on alcohol retention levels using various cooking methods.) "Believe it or not," says... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Meet Karen Sommerville, the woman saving NSW rainforests one precious seed at a timethe latest techniques in cryogenic freezing at the National Centre for Genetic
Meet Karen Sommerville, the woman saving NSW rainforests one precious seed at a time
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
the latest techniques in cryogenic freezing at the National Centre for Genetic Resources Preservation, an arm of the US Department of Agriculture. Collected seed material are inspected for viability for long-term storage in the PlantBank at... Read more
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