Latest U.S. Department of Agriculture Stories
New US-approved labels will soon be showing up on eco-friendly products, including household cleaners and skin-care items.
Scientists have identified the genes related to leaf angle in corn (maize) â€“ a key trait for planting crops closer together, which has led to an eight-fold increase in yield since the early 1900s.
VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today INEOS Bio and its joint venture partner, New Planet Energy, announced they have received a conditional commitment for a $75 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) 9003 Biorefinery Assistance Program.
Rain gardens are increasingly popular with homeowners and municipalities and are mandatory for many communities nationally.
ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Times and numerous media outlets this past week have inaccurately reported on the nation's farmer-funded dairy promotion program. Much of the reporting is fundamentally wrong.
A team of researchers are planning to try and help dairy farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions like methane.
A common roadside plant could have the right stuff to become a new source of biofuel, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are developing vaccines to help protect healthy farm-raised catfish against key diseases.
CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Vice President, Environment and Aviation Policy, Billy M Glover, issued the following statement in the wake of today's announcement by the U.S.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.