Tuesday, October 4, 2011

ARS Newslink

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
September 30, 2011

New cacao flavors identified:
New cacao types with unique flavors that are distinctly Peruvian have been identified by USDA scientists. These new flavors could one day be marketed like wine, by geographical provenance. (9/26) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110926.htm

Tracking land-use patterns with UAVs:
USDA scientists have found that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a tool used by the military, may be suitable for keeping an eye on changing land-use patterns across vast tracts of western rangeland. (9/27) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110927.htm

New test for cattle bone disorder:
A new test that detects a rare and deadly bone disorder in Red Angus is now available to cattle producers, thanks to USDA scientists. (9/29) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110929.htm

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