Latest U.S. Department of Agriculture Stories
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are studying soil moisture levels and other field dynamics to help Pacific Northwest famers maximize the production of corn, a relatively new regional crop that helps support Idaho's growing dairy industry.
A US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist is trying to learn what is causing the decline in bumble bee populations and also is searching for a species that can serve as the next generation of greenhouse pollinators.
Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels can reverse the drying effects of predicted higher temperatures on semi-arid rangelands.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased to announce that it has selected Michael Funk of United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and Mark Lipson of the U.S.
Distance learning leader provides regionally accredited education essential to career success NORCROSS, Ga., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ashworth College announced that the national contract between the Job Corps Forestry Service, an agency of the U.S.
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Truthful Labeling Coalition (TLC) is pleased to announce its support of a new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that will require clearer and more informative labels on so-called "enhanced" meat and poultry products.
There is literally a way to undercut dust emissions in the very driest parts of the Pacific Northwest's Columbia Plateau region, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week's report on corn and other grains by the U.S.
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are identifying factors that influence pesticide levels in the Chesapeake Bay airshed, including traces of "legacy" pesticides that still linger even though they are no longer being used.
Studies by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have confirmed that the presence of Escherichia coli pathogens in surface waters could result from the pathogen's ability to survive for months in underwater sediments.
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