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Thanksgiving In Space With All The Trimmings?
2011-11-22 04:46:23

Future astronauts spending Thanksgiving in space may not have to forgo one of the most traditional parts of the day's feast: fresh sweet potatoes. Cary Mitchell, a Purdue University professor of horticulture, and Gioia Massa, a former postdoctoral researcher at Purdue, developed methods for growing sweet potatoes that reduce the required growing space while not decreasing the amount of food that each plant produces. Their findings were published in the journal Advances in Space Research....

2011-07-04 12:16:23

Virus-tested seeds proven to increase yields Sweetpotato is gaining popularity in the United States, where health-conscious consumers have created increased demand for the tasty, versatile food. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, per capita consumption of the crop increased over 24% from 1998-2008 and the value of the U.S. sweetpotato crop in 2009 exceeded $400 million. Production costs for sweetpotato crops are high, requiring that commercial growers optimize their production...

2011-06-27 09:00:00

HealthyWomen Reveals the Top 5 List RED BANK, N.J., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It seems harmless enough. A scoop here, a nibble there, a handful of this and a few of those. But if you're trying to stay healthy this Fourth of July weekend, the average summer barbecue can leave you feeling less than celebratory. With an estimated 76 million Americans who say they participated in a barbecue during the last year, that's a lot of potentially calorie-laden eating. However,...

2011-06-21 21:35:00

Scientists from Clemson University and the USDA Agricultural Research Service have developed a new variety of not-so-sweet potato, called Liberty. Known as a boniato, or tropical sweet potato, Liberty has a dark red skin and light yellow, dry flesh with a bland flavor. Boniato potatoes originated in the tropical Americas and are grown in south Florida in the United States. They can be served fried, mashed or in soup. "We developed Liberty because other boniato varieties are susceptible to...

2011-06-21 11:48:00

EFFINGHAM, S.C., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Margaret Holmes today announced a 'Best Southern Summer Dishes' recipe contest, which will run through September 6, 2011. Recipes can combine any of the Margaret Holmes label products, including their southern classics such as collard greens, butter peas, tomatoes okra and corn, and yellow squash; and seasoned vegetables including mix greens, field peas and snaps, and Italian green beans; southern peaches, and Peanut Patch...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

CANTON, Ga., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Peanut Growers challenged consumers to lose the loaf in its second annual "PB my way" recipe contest. Peanut butter lovers were called on to submit inspiring peanut butter entrees and help support hunger relief organization Feeding America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...


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2009-03-27 18:08:12

Callinectes sapidus, or more familiarly known as the Blue Crab, is a crustacean inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Maryland advertises the species as its State Crustacean and consequently, it is the subject of an extensive fishery there. The Blue Crab is particularly aggressive and complicated to handle safely. It is hostile and known to react at any movement they determine a threat. The western edge of the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to...

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