USDA Agricultural Research Service
July 22, 2011
Dairy farms and greenhouse gases:
ARS scientists have produced the first detailed data on how large-scale dairy facilities contribute to the emission of greenhouse gases. (7/19) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110719.htm
The latest on food, nutrition research:
A study showing that E. coli is not likely to contaminate field-grown leafy greens internally is among the latest findings in the new issue of the ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs. (7/20) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110720.htm
Fingerprinting fugitive dust:
An ARS scientist is tracking the "fingerprints" of soil microbes in dust to determine whether they came from a rural road, a farm field or some other source. It's part of an effort to develop management practices to prevent soil wind erosion. (7/21) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110721.htm
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