ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
January 4, 2013
Treating stable flies in pastures:
USDA scientists are developing strategies to help livestock producers control stable flies, the most damaging arthropod pests of cattle in the United States. (1/2) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2013/130102.htm
The benefits of drainage ditches:
Vegetated drainage ditches can help capture pesticide and nutrient loads in field runoff, USDA scientists report. These ditches give farmers a low-cost alternative for managing agricultural pollutants and protecting natural resources. (1/4) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2013/130104.htm
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