Latest Agricultural Research Service Stories
The more efficient dairy farmers are in managing nitrogen, the more milk their cows will produce and the less nitrogen will be wasted in manure and urine.
Some cut flowers and potted plants are better than others at fending off the aging process, known as senescence.
A team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists has refined remote sensing tools for identifying invasive Ashe juniper shrubs and trees in central Texas and nearby regions.
Potatoes come in all shapes, sizes and colors-including tubers with red, yellow, orange and purple flesh.
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new federal partnership will help commercialize emerging technologies and expand the commonwealth's world-class research opportunities, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary George Cornelius said today.
Algae--already being eyed for biofuel production--could be put to use right away to remove nitrogen and phosphorus in livestock manure runoff.
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in North Dakota are evaluating the storage properties of promising new potato varieties that could greatly improve potato quality for growers throughout the United States.
Using herbicides to sterilize rather than to kill weedy grasses might be a more economical and environmentally sound weed control strategy, according to a study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and a cooperator.
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have identified sources of genetic resistance to sheath blight, a major disease affecting rice production worldwide.
Two Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are part of an international team that has found a way to boost the nutritional value of corn.
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