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Sampling of Outside Press Reports Related to Activities at ARS

— A recent sampling of outside press reports that relate to scientific activities at the Agricultural Research Service.

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Digging deep into USDA assets for better cookies, cakes
Farm Week Now 
June 1

USDA Patented Technology Removes Phosphorus from Manure
No-Till Farmer 
April 17

ARS Scientist Leads $1 Million Funded Consortium to Seek Honey Bee Disease Controls
Ag Net West 
March 20

Fly Control: Put The Sting On Stable Flies
The Progressive Farmer 
February 2

ARS researchers study ‘green’ methods to combat Vibrio in oysters
IEG Policy 
January 5

You could be eating fresh local strawberries at Christmas if this researcher has her way
Washington Post 
December 19

What would happen if all Americans went vegan?
ScienceMag, 
November 13

More evidence parasitic Varroa destructor mite poses most serious threat to bee health
Genetic Literacy Project, 
October 13

Collaring the mice that carry Lyme disease-causing ticks
Phys.Org, 
September 6

A faster, less costly way to process walnuts
Medical Xpress, 
August 21

"Good Guy" Fungus to Take on Killer of Oaks and Ornamental Crops
KTIC Radio, 
August 2

Pairing sugary drinks with high-protein meals could cause body to store more fat
Atlanta Journal Constitution, 
July 25

Arks of the Apocalypse
New York Times 
July 13

New Food Packaging Could Kill E. Coli
Food & Wine 
July 11

Living Ancient History
Good Fruit Grower  
June 12

This USDA administrator’s leadership style?: ‘Good or bad, I’m authentic’
Washington Post  
June 6

Urban farming, ag research centered in Beltsville
The Hagstrom Report  
May 30

The Ohia: The Story of Hawaii's Tree
Hawaiian Airlines   
April 6

The Doomsday Vault: Humanity’s Salvation?
CBS Sunday Morning  
April 2

Eat Beer?
UPROXX Reports  
March 27

Copper Sulfate Kills Fungus on Fish Eggs
Southeast Ag Net  
Feburary 15

Researchers Find Spinach with Low Oxalate Levels
Lancaster Farming  
February 4

Plant geneticist Buckler awarded first NAS ag prize,
Baking Business  
January 26

Helping Arizona wheat growers maximize resources
High Plains Journal  
January 15

You’ve Got Ants: New 10-Minute Test Kit Detects Red Imported Fire Ants
Entomology Today  
January 6

Making Spinach With Low Oxalate Levels
Perishable News  
January 3