Tuesday, March 22, 2011

ARS Newslink

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
March 18, 2011


Dairy farmer finds unusual forage grass:
Thanks to a farmer's report, an ARS grass breeder has rediscovered a long-forgotten forage grass called meadow fescue that seems just right for today's intensive rotational grazing. (3/15) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110315.htm

Alternatives eyed for methyl bromide:
ARS researchers trying to help Florida growers find a replacement for methyl bromide are studying an alternative soil treatment that uses molasses as one of its ingredients. (3/16) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110316.htm


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