USDA Agricultural Research Service
March 4, 2011
Reading herbal tea leaves:
The idea that herbal teas may provide a variety of health benefits is no longer just folklore, according to researchers who studied the science-based evidence of health benefits from drinking three of the most popular herbal teas in America. (3/1) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110301.htm
Sustaining Great Plains biodiversity:
Fire, cattle and even prairie dogs all could play a role in sustaining the biodiversity of the western Great Plains, according to an ARS researcher. (3/2) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110302.htm
Improving soil via grazing cattle:
If cattle are managed so that they graze moderately, soil quality can be restored and emissions of carbon dioxide--a greenhouse gas--can be reduced. (3/3) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110303.htm
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