Most are familiar with the phrase, “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” but few people know what a bed bug looks like or problems they can cause.
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Thanks to a USDA NIFA grant, strawberry growers in Florida are benefiting from a smart system that helps them time spraying to prevent diseases – saving the farmers money while minimizing the environmental impacts. The system is being adapted for growers in other states.
Happy Poinsettia Day!
November and December are traditionally times of celebration of various holidays in America, religious and secular.
Liquid fuel, charcoal, and electric power are all possible byproducts of biomass feedstocks. But what if there was a feedstock that not only produced bioenergy, but acted as a greenhouse gas “sink” as well? According to Texas A&M’s AgriLife Research, there is: bioenergy sorghum.