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2011-03-03 16:34:43

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.

2011-03-03 12:23:14

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.

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2011-02-25 12:50:58

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.

2011-02-23 07:00:00

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.

2011-02-09 12:07:00

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.

2011-02-04 14:55:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized spring planting of Genuity® Roundup Ready® sugar beets.

2011-01-27 16:54:00

Unaddressed questions remain for the future of non-genetically engineered food and agriculture WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-01-27 15:48:00

WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready® 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.

2011-01-27 15:26:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa. Today the U.S.


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