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State Funds Research to Find Alternative, Less Toxic Tools to Grow Crops

Charlotte Fadipe Ca. Dept. of Pesticide Regulation California  Environmental Protection Agency 916.445.3974  State Funds Research to Find Alternative, Less Toxic Tools to Grow Crops SACRAMENTO, CA – Continuing in its

National conference on agricultural waste and environmental quality seeks input

May 22, 2014 Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Saqib Mukhtar, 979-458-1019, mukhtar@tamu.edu Abstracts, posters welcomed from scientists and educators and farmers Dead animal management is one of the many topics for ...
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Pig Breed Serves as Ideal Model for Human Obesity Research

By Rosalie Marion Bliss May 22, 2014 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers have conducted a series of studies showing that the pig is instrumental as a model for ...
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From Bad to Worse: Scientists Confirm Worms Are Eating Slug Bait

By Ann Perry May 19, 2014 Nocturnal monitoring by U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) scientists has confirmed that voracious worms in the Pacific Northwest are behind the disappearance of field ...
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Neonicotinoids again linked to collapse of honey bee colonies

Contact: Marge Dwyermhdwyer@hsph.harvard.edu617-432-8416Harvard School of Public Health  Study strengthens link between neonicotinoids and collapse of honey bee colonies Boston, MA — Two widely used neonicotinoids—a class of ...
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Online price basis tool for agricultural producers available from AgriLife Extension

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-, jmwelch@ag.tamu.edu Emmy Williams, 979-847-6143, emmywilliams@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – It’s not as flashy as watching contract futures prices trade from red to green on ...
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Disinfecting Honey Comb with Ozone

Disinfecting Honey Comb with Ozone By Jan SuszkiwMarch 13, 2014 Sometimes even honey bees need help with "housekeeping," especially when it comes to cleaning their honeycombs once the ...
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Flavor Secrets of Hass Avocados Probed

ARS News ServiceAgricultural Research Service, USDA--View this report online, plus photos and related stories, at www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr --Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/USDA_ARS ARS and University of California-Riverside researchers are ...
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Another Weapon to Fight FMD

By Sandra Avant December 3, 2013 Proteins called interferons are among the latest weaponsU.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are using to combat foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). These proteins kill ...
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Controversial Drug Used in Beef, Pork and Turkey Production

By Martha Rosenberg If you eat commercial US beef, pork or turkey, it was probably grown with ractopamine  Have you ever heard of ractopamine? Neither have most ...
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