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Certain Fruits Can Fight Against Obesity
2012-06-19 08:51:04

Walking in the aisle of a produce section of a supermarket, you’ll be bombarded by a variety of fragrant smells and bright colors. With so many choices these days, it can be quite difficult to pick out the best healthy fruits and veggies.

2012-02-17 15:00:00

Focal points are improved yield, quality and stress tolerance Monheim, Germany (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Bayer CropScience and Texas AgriLife Research,

2011-08-18 09:51:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded its sixth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition® Grants, donating a total of $120,000 to four non-profit organizations in support of their community-based nutrition education programs.

2011-08-17 17:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc.

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2010-09-03 14:17:26

Think you're uncomfortable in the extreme Texas summer heat? Try being an ovulating 1,200-pound mother cow.

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2010-08-05 09:32:44

AgriLife scientist: 'Time to take the monoculture blinders off'.

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2009-02-15 09:00:00

A group of Texas-based researchers provided answers for the nation's cattle feeding industry after it was given a very short window by the US Environmental Protection Agency to begin reporting ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions.

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2008-06-26 10:08:06

When rain settles the atmosphere and brings air pollutants to the ground, it can have a lasting effect on ecosystems, sometimes hundreds of miles away, according to a Texas AgriLife Research agricultural engineer. Dr. Brent Auvermann, research engineer and Texas AgriLife Extension Service specialist in Amarillo, is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies to see what is settling from the skies above the Panhandle.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.