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2012 Online News Archive of the Agricultural Research Service

2012 News Archive

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July 11 Researchers Use Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation to Control Insect Pests
July 9 Egg Yolk Loaded with Antibodies Boosts Poultry's Immunity
July 5 Improving Air Quality with No-Till Cropping
July 2 Scientists Probe Yeast's Ability to Protect Tree Nuts
   
June 28 Organic Compounds Eliminate Disease-causing Pathogens
June 25 Constructing Antimicrobials that Destroy Bacteria
June 21 Keeping the Green in Putting Greens
June 18 Treating Mastitis in Dairy Cattle with Vitamin D
June 12 USDA's Agricultural Research Service Announces Scientist of the Year Awards
June 7 A New Tool for Studying Insect-Plant Warfare
June 4 USDA Scientists, Colleagues Complete Most Comprehensive Genetic Analysis of Corn to Date
   
May 31 Survey by USDA and Collaborators Reports Fewer Winter Honey Bee Losses
May 29 Treating Poultry Diseases without Antibiotics
May 23 USDA Links Gene Flow Between Weedy and Domesticated Rice to Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels
May 22 USDA Irrigation Research: Good to the Last Drop
May 17 New Technique Used to Discover New Viruses in Poultry
May 10 New Treatments Could Reduce Odors in Cotton Fabric
May 8 New Tool for Tracking a Voracious Pest
May 3 Biocontrol Agent Tested to Battle Invasive Kudzu Bug
   
April 30 Barcoding Insects as a Way to Track and Control Them
April 27 Analyzing Green Tea Leaves and Supplements
April 25 ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued
April 23 Soil Erosion Modeling: It's Getting Better All the Time
April 20 Researchers Analyze Metabolites in Blood
April 18 New Issue of Healthy Animals Now Online
April 16 A New Approach to Molecular Plant Breeding
April 13 Nanotech Cotton Opens Up New Possibilities for the Fiber—and its Fans
April 9 High-tech Tactic May Expose Stealthy Salmonella
April 6 New Technology Sheds Light on Viruses
April 2 Reducing Insecticide Use by Identifying Disease-Carrying Aphids
   
March 26 Better Analysis Methods for Vitamin D
March 22 New Cherry Tree Highlights 100th Anniversary of Japanese Gift
March 19 ARS Nutrient Data Available via Phone Apps and Interactive Websites
March 12 Snacking Associated with Increased Calories, Decreased Nutrients
March 5 The Stealth Sodium Revolution
March 1 Monitoring the Population's Food and Supplement Intakes
   
February 28 Prairie Restoration Also Helps Restore Water Quality
February 23 Battling Insects that Cause Trouble in Paradise
February 21 Infrared-Based Approach Explored for Keeping Almonds Safe to Eat
February 16 Wood Chips Help Curb Nitrate Leaching
February 14 Natural Selenium Coproduct Good for Sheep
February 9 Biobased Approaches Examined in Fight Against Zebra Chip
February 7 A New Tool for Mapping Water Use and Drought
February 3 New Insights into Invasive Plant Management
February 1 Corn Gene Helps Fight Multiple Leaf Diseases
   
January 30 Vaccine Protects Against Leptospirosis
January 27 ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued
January 26 New Issue of Healthy Animals Now Online
January 25 USDA Unveils New Plant Hardiness Zone Map
January 24 Finding New Forages for Rangeland Cattle
January 20 Seeding Strategies Help Rangelands Recover from Fire
January 19 Ongoing Research Analyzes Formulas, Mother's Milk
January 18 New Tool for Cleaning Up Soils and Waterways: Prickly Pear
January 13 Nutrient Data in Time for the New Year
January 12 Comparing Energy Conversion of Plants and Solar Cells
January 11 Hydrogels Help Grasses Grow on Remote, Arid Rangelands
January 10 Sugar Beets Benefit from Scientific Support
January 5 Decoding Corn Defenses for Improved Pest Resistance
January 3 Sunn Hemp Shows Promise as Biofuel Source

Last Modified: 7/9/2012