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2012-03-14 10:40:00

Credit Unions across the United States will benefit from ARS and SWBC Partnership El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 American Recovery Service

Commercial Enzyme Improves Grain Ethanol Production
2011-09-12 10:07:27

A commercial enzyme could reduce overall costs linked with producing ethanol from grain, and also reduce associated emissions of greenhouse gases.

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2011-08-11 13:57:59

A US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist is trying to learn what is causing the decline in bumble bee populations and also is searching for a species that can serve as the next generation of greenhouse pollinators.

2011-08-09 12:21:21

To help farmers make the best use of limited irrigation water in the arid West, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers are helping farmers determine how much water major crops actually need.

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2011-08-05 09:16:11

USDA scientists have developed a fully cooked food-aid product called Instant Corn Soy Blend that supplements meals, particularly for young children.

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2011-07-20 12:20:50

USDA scientists have produced the first detailed data on how large-scale dairy facilities contribute to the emission of greenhouse gases.

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2011-07-05 07:57:48

Studies by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have confirmed that the presence of Escherichia coli pathogens in surface waters could result from the pathogen's ability to survive for months in underwater sediments.

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2011-04-20 08:34:35

Eating raw or undercooked mollusks may pose a safety hazard if they are harvested from waters polluted with pathogenic microbes, so USDA scientists are studying ways to enhance the food safety of these popular shellfish,

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2011-02-25 12:50:58

Wheat growers in the Southwest have a better idea about how to adjust to climate change in the decades ahead, thanks to USDA scientists in Arizona.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.