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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

1996 Online News Archive of the Agricultural Research Service

1996 News Archive

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December 30 To Help Streams Run Clear, Short Grass Does as Well as Tall
December 27 Lure of Sex May Confuse a Weevil
December 26 Bacteria May Provide Biofuel, Cheap Nitrogen Fertilizer
December 24 Scientists Isolate Protein that Helps Fight Mastitis
December 23 Scientists Test Weapon Against Potato Microbes
December 20 Long Live the Peach Tree...Without Methyl Bromide
December 19 Researchers Discover Brain Protein at Work in Plants
December 18 New Corn May Improve Nutrition, Decrease Pollution
December 17 New from ARS Info: Digital Photos on Science, Farming, Food, Environment
December 17 USDA Microbiologist Wins Presidential Award
December 16 Squash: A Decoy to Sidetrack Pests from Melons
December 13 Sunflowers Can Help the Wheat Grow
December 12 USDA Scientists Find Treasure in Peanut Skins
December 11 Legumes: Nature's Medicine Chest
December 10 Enzyme Boost for Preemies?
December 9 Rustproofing the Grass
December 6 "Bad Air Day" for Fruit Pests
December 5 USDA Agency Gives Awards for Moving Research to Market
December 4 Zoologist Wins Top Research Award
December 3 Livestock May Pollute Less with Feed Additive
December 2 Grain-Bug Snooper Passes First Commercial Test


November 29 New Rye Could Shed Light on Herbicide Resistance in Weeds
November 27 Search Narrows for Plant Gene That Starves Worms
November 26 New Soybeans Halve Saturated Fat, Keep Nutrition
November 25 A Recommended Dietary Allowance for Carotene?
November 22 Forecasting Weed Seeds: One Day Can Make a Difference
November 21 Gypsy Moth Faces Renewed Challenge from Long-Lost Wasp
November 20 USDA Finds More and More Americans Eat Out, Offers Tips for Making Healthier Food Choices
November 20 Chilly Nights Confuse Some Plants' Inner Workings
November 19 Alfalfa to Be Used to Generate Electricity and Feed Cattle
November 18 New Pecan Variety Produces in the Fast Lane
November 12 Tomorrow's Snacks May Be 100% Fruit


October 29 Third Building Renovated at Beltsville Agricultural Center
October 28 Former ARS Scientist Wins World Food Prize
October 25 USDA Researches Improved Ethanol Yield from Corn
October 17 Peanut's Oil Extends Shelf Life of Other Varieties
October 15 Gene Discovery Could Overcome Aluminum Barrier To Higher Wheat Yields Worldwide
October 11 Nut Shells May Help Industry Stay Cleaner, Save Money
October 1 New Pecan Variety Produces Early-Season Nuts


September 16 New Corn Germplasm Lines Fend Off Two Key Nematode Pests
September 11 Helpful Bacteria Keep Veggies Fresher


August 26 USDA Develops Tasty No-Cal, High Fiber Fat Substitute
August 6 Tomato Plants Pack High-Tech Punch Against Harmful Virus


June 6 New American Elm Staves Off Dutch Elm Disease
Last Modified: 1/1/2008
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