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2010-12-30 14:29:06

Erosion is a significant problem on highway embankments in New England.

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2010-12-21 06:00:00

Animals and plants introduced from foreign habitats may not seem harmful and can coexist with native species for decades, according to a European study published Monday.

2010-11-11 22:14:02

Tinkering with a single gene may give perennial grasses more robust roots and speed up the timeline for creating biofuels.

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2010-08-10 19:56:16

By planting switchgrass and using certain agronomic practices, farmers can significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and nitrates that leach into the soil.

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2010-04-16 10:45:54

Native grass fares well as alternative growing medium.

2010-04-13 13:47:07

Biofuels processors who mill switchgrass into fine bits to help its flowability should be able to save time, energy and money by not doing so, a Purdue University study shows.

2008-09-11 15:00:35

By THOMAS CONTENT Madison -- A coalition of union, farm and environmental groups threw their support behind Alliant Energy Corp.'s proposed coal- fired power plant during a rally Wednesday.


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Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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