Friday, June 3, 2011

ARS Newslink

Web links to stories issued May 31-June 3, 2011 ___________________________________________

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
June 3, 2011

Blueberry's Effects on Cholesterol Examined:
Laboratory hamsters that were fed rations spiked with blueberry peels and other blueberry-juice-processing leftovers had better cholesterol health than hamsters whose rations weren't enhanced with blueberries, an ARS study showed. (5/31)

With Feedlot Manure, It Pays to Be Precise:
The same precision farming techniques that work with crops can work with manure management on cattle feedlots, ARS scientists report. (6/2)

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