One of America’s most renowned agricultural researchers, Jorge Dubcovsky, a man who has already collected two of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s top honors, has now earned international recognition with the Wolf Prize in Agriculture.
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USDA announces additional support and resources for America's small and midsized farmers and ranchers.
Researchers use biotechnology to introduce resistance genes form Chinese chestnut varieties into the genome of the beleaguered American chestnut.
As we work toward addressing issues such as food security, climate change, food safety, sustainable energy and childhood obesity, we might have to start thinking outside the box to find viable solutions. Incorporating insects on the dinner plate is just one small step in this direction, but it might lead to big outcomes around the world.
Researchers investigate the effects of four naturally-occurring stressors: mating number, nutrition, virus infection, and environmental toxins on queen and worker bee physiology, behavior, and social interactions.