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A team of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists has given growers in the Piedmont guidance on how to restore degraded soils and make the land productive.
Simply by eating the leaves of an invasive tree that soaks up river water, an Asian beetle may help to slow down water loss in the Southwestern United States.
Wheat growers in the Southwest have a better idea about how to adjust to climate change in the decades ahead, thanks to USDA scientists in Arizona.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) have petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to amend the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with the one-year anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative, today she has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S.
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized spring planting of GenuityÂ® Roundup ReadyÂ® sugar beets.
Unaddressed questions remain for the future of non-genetically engineered food and agriculture WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup ReadyÂ® Alfalfa (RRA) without conditions. This was the final step in an extensive environmental review process undertaken by the USDA that took 46 months to complete.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant GenuityÂ® Roundup ReadyÂ® alfalfa. Today the U.S.
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