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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number K10727-1

Herons on the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center farm (Beltsville, MD) are among many bird species benefiting from sustainable agricultural practices developed by ARS and used there for over a decade. During this time, pesticide use on the farm was reduced 75 percent.

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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Last Modified: 5/23/2006