Web links to stories issued February 13-17, 2012 ___________________________________________
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
February 17, 2012
Natural selenium coproduct good for sheep:
A more cost-effective, longer-lasting selenium supplement for livestock may soon be available, a USDA scientist and cooperators report. (2/14) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2012/120214.htm
Curbing nitrate leaching with wood chips:
Wood chips can significantly stem nitrate flow from crop fields into the surrounding watershed, according to a USDA study. (2/16) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2012/120216.htm
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