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2011-03-21 11:45:00

Sixty million dollars are being invested by the federal government on three major studies on the effects of climate change on crops and forests in hopes of ensuring farmers and foresters can continue producing food and timber while limiting the impact of a shifting environment.

2010-06-03 13:07:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Lively, Ph.D., President of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), testified yesterday at a public meeting for the Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.