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These monthly articles feature new discoveries, inventions and technological breakthroughs that have the potential to enhance enhance productivity for farmers, ranchers and producers.


July 18, 2024 When Too Much of a Good Thing Becomes a Bad Thing
June 20, 2024 Pesticide Drift May Endanger Pollinators
May 23, 2024 Can Biocontrol Halt the Spread of Invasive Cogongrass?
April 25, 2024 Using the Sun to Produce Green Plants and Green Energy
March 14, 2024 The Chicken, the Egg, and Salmonella
February 15, 2024 Researchers Transform Animal Byproducts Into Valuable Assets
January 18, 2024 Filling in the Blanks About Rose Stem Girdler
December 21, 2023 Researchers Try to Pinpoint a Moving Target
November 21, 2023 Hot Situation for Hogs
October 12, 2023 Farming With Precision
September 8, 2023 Scientists Learn to Better Feed Biorefineries
August 24, 2023 Citrus Greening: Is the End in Sight?
July 20, 2023 Keeping Fruit from Getting the Blues
June 15, 2023 Animal Ethics, Agriculture, and Food Production
May 18, 2023 Growing Plants in a Hotter World
April 18, 2023 Soil Health: Sustaining Life with Better Management
March 16, 2023 Building a Better Bean
February 16, 2023 Refining the Appeal of a Regional Favorite
January 18, 2023 Investigating Anthracnose Fruit Rot Resistance in Tomato
December 15, 2022 You Don't Need to Wait for Smoke to Know Where to Expect Wildfire
November 22, 2022 Making Money Saving Money
October 20, 2022 Can Planting Trees Help Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change?
September 22, 2022 Food Security: How Do Crop Plants Combat Pathogens?
August 31, 2022 Seeding the Skies, Harvesting Rain
August 23, 2022 Changing the Channel
July 21, 2022 Getting to the Root of the Matter
June 23, 2022 Harvesting Agriculture's "Natural" Insect Farms
May 26, 2022 Fungi and Bacteria Team Up with Carrots for Better Health
April 29, 2022 ARS, Cornell University Team Up to Improve Forage Crops
March 24, 2022 A "FRST" In Fertilizer Knowledge Sharing
February 17, 2022 Looking Skyward to Take on Major Pest of the Nut Industry
January 20, 2022 Zooming in on Sharpshooters and Spittlebugs
December 16, 2021 PATHMAP: A New Interactive Tool for Tracking Tree Fruit Diseases, Disorders, and Insect Pests
November 18, 2021 App May Help Save Milk Money and the Environment
October 25, 2021 ARS, NASA Join Forces To Monitor Earth's Water Supply
September 21, 2021 ARS Scientist Highlights Till vs. No-Till Farming
August 19, 2021 Adapting Corn to Ever Changing Climate
July 22, 2021 Helping Southeast U.S. Coastal Producers Identify, Mitigate, and Adapt to Increasing Soil Salinization
June 24, 2021 Alfalfa: A Winner for Producers and the Environment
May 11, 2021 ARS Citrus Rootstocks: A Success Story
April 22, 2021 Water "On App"
March 25, 2021 Researchers are Close to Hooking Fatal Catfish Disease
February 25, 2021 From Problem to Solution: Recycling Manure To Help Crops
January 19, 2021 Researchers Plan To Use Satellites To Improve Sustainability, Yield
December 18, 2020 ARS Research Prepares Farm Soil During Farming's 'Off-Season'
November 17, 2020 New Bean Defeats Both Leafhoppers and Drought
October 14, 2020 Precision Sprayer Benefits Growers and the Environment
September 17, 2020 Plant, Insect Viruses Work Together To Spread Disease
August 19, 2020 First Meal is Vital for Calf and Piglet Survival
July 14, 2020 Cleaner Cotton Means Greater Profits
June 16, 2020 Scientists Reunite Old Acquaintances to Control Unwelcome Guests
 May 20, 2020  Want To Beef Up Cattle Production? There Will Soon Be an App for That
 April 22, 2020  Fly Frass Forms Fabulous Fish Food
 March 24, 2020  How D'Ya Like Them Apples?