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Setting the Record Straight on GMOs

By Vandana Shiva Michael Specter's story in The New Yorkerabout Dr. Vandana Shiva's work to protect public health from the effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) skewed

Texas A&M awarded grant to help reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles

Oct. 29, 2014 By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Carol Rice, 979-845-3877, ca-rice@tamu.edu Rae Lynn  Mitchell, 979-458-0773, rlmitchell@sph.tamhsc.edu First-year funding will go mainly to program efforts in South Texas COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M ...
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Detecting and Preventing Disease in Trout

By Sandra Avant October 3, 2014 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are taking their studies to the field to gauge the survival rate of a new line of ...
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Innate - the first GMO potato goes to market next year

Aug 30, 2014 - The Packer reported on Aug 28, 2014 that a GMO potato named INNATE was expected to show up in the market ...
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Miller elected to Texas Plant Protection Association Board of Directors

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Travis Miller, 979-845-7907, td-miller@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Travis Miller, interim associate director for state operations with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has ...
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10 Ways to Use Banana Peels

Republished with permission from ecowatch Nicole D'Alessandro@ecowatch There are many fun facts about bananas. For example, this fruit, loaded with the muscle relaxing minerals potassium and magnesium, can aid ...
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Process Turns Barley into High-protein Fish Food

By Sandra Avant July 14, 2014 A process that improves the nutritional value of barley for use in fish feed has been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department ...
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Reducing Fertilizer Use with a More Accurate Soil Test

By Dennis O'Brien July 10, 2014 Soil tests that determine fertilizer needs measure nitrate in the soil, but they don't sufficiently account for soil microbes, which mineralize organic ...
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Responses will assist in planning future research, educational programming

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Russell Cross, 979-845-1541, hrcross@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A survey distributed to the Texas stocker cattle industry by Texas A&M University ...
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A&M farm crop tour features latest weed control advances in corn, cotton

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The latest strategies in managing problem weeds in corn and cotton were recently showcased at the 2014 Crop Tour at ...
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