In this edition of Under the Microscope, we talk to Kevin King, research leader for ARS’s Soil Drainage Research Unit about runoff from farms and the delicate balance of enriching our land while protecting our water. Learn more.
We’re celebrating Women’s History Month. Tracy Leskey with the Appalachian Fruit Research Station in Kearneysville, WV, is investigating “attractive” ways to kill an incredibly invasive insect that has a voracious appetite for fruit and vegetable crops. Watch her in action.
The health benefits of soybeans are crucial to both animal and human health. Unfortunately, some of the sugar compounds that make up the carbohydrates in soybeans can be difficult to digest. Learn how ARS scientists are making soybeans healthier and more digestible.