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2011-11-08 22:21:23

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are leading the way in learning more about "biochar," the charred biomass created from wood, other plant material, and manure.

2011-03-29 13:28:28

Research has documented the rise of nutrient runoff from flat agricultural fields with high rates of precipitation that adds nitrates and phosphates to waterways.

2008-09-21 03:00:18

By Hawkins, Gary L Gaskin, Julia; Risse, L Mark The drought in the southeastern United States over the past two years has made national news.


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.