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2014-11-11 08:28:12

BOSTON, November 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the USDA's chief in-house scientific research agency, and the National Agricultural Library,

2014-04-23 16:31:02

Technology transfer prize honors work to develop, study and bring pterostilbene to market OXFORD, Miss.

2014-04-03 08:33:04

Agricultural Technology Innovation Partnership Foundation Announces Seven Founding Participants for REAP initiative ARLINGTON, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the

2013-03-18 16:01:44

The pale cyst nematode, Globodera pallida, is one bad roundworm.

Behavior Of Bed Bugs Being Studied For New Management Tactics
2013-02-11 11:56:12

Learning more about the behavior of bed bugs is one approach being used by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to identify compounds to help control these pests.

Hot Air Treatment Makes Bacteria Fly the Coop
2013-01-28 10:46:14

Poultry producers can reduce bacterial cross-contamination in poultry cages by treating the cages with forced air that's been heated to 122 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a study by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

Plant Water Demands Shift With Water Availability Confirmed By USDA Study
2013-01-22 13:59:07

Plants can adapt to extreme shifts in water availability, such as drought and flooding, but their ability to withstand these extreme patterns will be tested by future climate change, according to a study by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their cooperators.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.