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Consumer Advisory: Pennsylvania Health and Agriculture Departments Warn Consumers About Raw Milk Sold in Lawrence County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Health Secretary Everette James today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Dean Farms in New Castle, Lawrence County, doing business as Pasture Maid Creamery, LLC, to immediately discard the raw milk due to potential bacterial co...

Consumer Advisory: Agriculture Department Warns of Tainted Raw Milk Sold By Dauphin County Dairy

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who purchased raw milk from the Swiss Villa Dairy Farm in Lykens, Dauphin County, at any time after Feb. 9 are advised to discard it immediately due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff...

Event Honoring Bill Gates Raises Over $1.5 Million for Sustainable Agriculture Research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Founder of Microsoft and the Bill & MelindaGatesFoundationLaudsUniversity for its Breakthroughs in the Field NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) awarded Bill Gates, founder and chairman of Mic...

Firearms Industry Statement on MN Dept of Agriculture Game Donation Testing

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) -- the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry -- issued the following statement in response to study results from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture ...

Health and Agriculture Departments Warn Consumers About Raw Milk Sold in Montgomery County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Health Secretary Dr. Calvin B. Johnson today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Hendricks Farm & Dairy of Telford, Montgomery County, to immediately discard the raw milk and any items made with the raw milk due to potential ...

PA Agriculture Department Warns Consumers About Raw Milk Sold by York County Dairy

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture is recommending that consumers who have purchased raw milk from Stump Acres Dairy farm in New Salem, York County, discard it immediately due to the risk of Listeria Monocytogenes contamination, Agriculture Secret...
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Pennsylvania Agriculture Department Issues Quarantine for Allegheny County Horse Stable

Three of Four Sampled Horses Test Positive for Equine Herpesvirus HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Horses at Rolling Hills Ranch stable in Bridgeville, Allegheny County, have been quarantined after at least three horses tested positive for the neurolog...

First Jatropha Genome Completed by Synthetic Genomics Inc. and Asiatic Centre for Genome Technology

...jatropha will enable us to develop new, sustainable energy feedstocks that grow on marginal land or in more arid climates and that do not compete with agriculture for food production," said J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., founder and CEO of SGI. "SGI and ACGT will be hard at work on the next steps to use our methods to...

Sangamo BioSciences Provides Update on Company's 2008 Progress and 2009 Objectives

...he non-therapeutic aspects of our technology with Dow Agrosciences in plant agriculture and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation in research reagents. We also have agreements...aboration with Dow AgroSciences (DAS) to apply our ZFP technology for plant agriculture and expect DAS to begin to sublicense the technology in that industry. The ...

Just in Time for Winter, a New Berry That's Good for Your Health

...t is the only black elderberry extract used in published clinical trials. Berry Good for Your Health According to data from the U.S. Department of agriculture (USDA), elderberries have twice the antioxidant capacity of blueberries and significantly more than the capacity of cranberries. Throughout history bl...

Concord Grape Juice Has No Significant Impact on Body Weight

...us of humans. Presented at The 49th Annual Meeting of the American College of Nutrition, Arlington, Virginia, Oct 2-5, 2008. (ii) U.S. Department of agriculture - Agricultural Research Service. Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods - 2007. http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/Place/12354...

Deer Farm Industry in Michigan Issues Statement on the Negative CWD Test Results at Kent County Deer Farm

...negative CWD test results on the rest of the herd at the Kent County Farm. The deer farm industry today received welcome news when the Department of agriculture released the negative CWD test results from tested herd at the location of Michigan's first CWD case. These tests are a clear illustration of the effe...
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Wolf Prize in Medicine

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Salmonella

...r children and women. Fact sheet about Salmonella , the most frequently reported cause of foodborne illness. From the United States Department of agriculture (USDA) Fact sheet by the World Health Organization featuring epidemiology, transmission, treatment, and the emergence of salmonella strains re...

Organic

...standards. For the vast majority of human history, agriculture can be described as organic ; only during the 20t... chemicals... Organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on crop rotation, green manure, compos... advocacy organization working to make organic agriculture the dominant form of food and fiber production...

Mad Cow Disease

...idence that mad cow disease has entered the Canadian food supply ... ... investigating another possible case of mad cow disease , the agriculture Department said Wednesday. ... Two other cases of mad cow disease have been confirmed in ... ...

Irrigation

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IRDS

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Food guide pyramid

...d pyramid n. A graphic representation of the structure of a food chain, ... The food guide pyramid has been adopted by the US Department of agriculture and ... The current food guide pyramid , called "MyPyramid" ... In a departure from the food guide pyramid , which was launched in 1992,...
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Sustainable agriculture at the ESA Annual Meeting

Advances in ecology increasingly reveal that conventional agricultural practices have detrimental effects on the landscape ecology, creating problems for long-term sustainability of crops. In a series of sessions at the Ecological Society of America's Annual Meeting, ecologists will present their ...

How to move agriculture forward with limited water

MADISON, WI, JANUARY 26, 2009 -- Across the globe, the demand for water is increasing with the rise in the world's population. Expanding urban areas are requiring more water for drinking, sanitation, and industry which is placing added stress on water supplies. In addition, depleting ground water,...

New study points to agriculture in frog sexual abnormalities

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A farm irrigation canal would seem a healthier place for toads than a ditch by a supermarket parking lot. But University of Florida scientists have found the opposite is true. In a study with wide implications for a longstanding debate over whether agricultural chemicals p...

Ancient sunflower fuels debate about agriculture in the Americas

Ancient Sunflower Fuels Debate About Agriculture in the Americas Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Florida State University have confirmed evidence of domesticated sunflower in Mexico 4,000 years before what had been previously believed. People sometimes ask What is the big dea...

Grasslands: The future of sustainable agriculture

MADISON, WI, MAY 12, 2009 -- Grassland: Quietness and Strength for a New American Agriculture was written to increase our awareness of the vital role grass and grassland plants have in ensuring a sustainable future for American agriculture. Published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Sc...

UC Riverside rice geneticist receives high honor from US Department of Agriculture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. For their landmark research leading to the development of flood-tolerant rice that can benefit farmers in flood-prone areas worldwide, Julia Bailey-Serres of UC Riverside, Pamela Ronald of UC Davis and David Mackill of the International Rice Research Institute in the Phili...
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DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge

Global Science, Scale and Talent Required to Meet Growing Demand Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) April 16, 2009 -- Science will enable farmers to produce enough grain to meet the growing demand for food, biofuels and materials if public and private agriculture enterprises, regul...

DuPont Expects Increased Global Seed Corn Share, Continued Agriculture Earnings Growth

Strong Pipeline and Superior Distribution System Will Continue to Fuel Growth and Generate Cash NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont Group (NYSE: DD ) Vice President James C. Borel said today he expects DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred to grow its global seed corn market share ...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestones in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

ZFP Technology Accelerates Precision Gene Control, Trait Stacking in Commercial Crop Species INDIANAPOLIS and RICHMOND, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) announced today the successful completio...

Kiwa Bio-Tech New Bio-Fertilizer Product Granted Initial Fertilizer Registration Certificate By Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC

BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., March 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (KWBT.OB) reports that the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC granted an initial fertilizer registration certificate to its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kiwa Bio-Tech Products (Shandon...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestone in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

CEO of Dow AgroSciences Announces Milestone in Wall Street Presentation INDIANAPOLIS, and RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced the successful completion of a key research milestone as part of the...

DuPont Leaders Brief Investors on Agriculture Businesses

DuPont Science Addressing Increased Demand for Food, Feed, Fuel, Materials DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD ) Chairman and CEO Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer Thomas M. Connelly, and Group Vice President -- DuPon...
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Biodiversity

...Shannon-Wiener Index See also Biocomplexity Fair trade Global 200 International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and agriculture List of environment topics External links ActionBioscience , a project of the American Institute of Biological Sciences that examines...

Biochemistry

... the Krebs cycle (citric acid cycle). Today, the findings of biochemistry are used in many areas, from genetics to molecular biology and from agriculture to medicine . The first application of biochemistry was probably the making of bread using yeast , about 5000 years ago. Subdisciplines Bi...

Biotechnology

... Biotechnology is technology based on biology , especially when used in agriculture , food science , and medicine . Of the many different definitions available, the one formulated by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity i...

Botany

...all plants are beneficial to humans, weeds are a considerable problem in agriculture and botany provides some of the basic science in order to understand how t...mation on the officinal uses of plants. See also Biology agriculture , horticulture , forestry and soil science Ethnobotany , paleobot...

Evolution

...ulated mutations. This is an aspect of genome degradation . Selection of organisms for desirable characteristics, when done by humans, e.g. for agriculture or as pets, is called artificial selection . Baldwinian evolution refers to the way human beings, as cultured animals capable of symbolic ...

Foot and mouth disease

... namely, an Enterovirus called Coxsackie A . Because FMD rarely infects humans but spreads rapidly among animals, it is a much greater threat to the agriculture industry than to human health. Farmers around the world can lose billions of dollars a year during a foot-and-mouth epidemic, when large numbers of a...
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Transgenic animals

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Monoculture

...ore wildlife than one with ... Monoculture in agriculture is the practice of planting and cultivating crops ... Monoculture is a technique, primarily used in agriculture or silviculture as a ... Monoculture began with the commencement of agriculture by planting and ... It essentially reads that ...

Imprinting

...vering imprinting , Lorenz ... The imprinting Foundation is dedicated to the development and extension of new technologies promoting sustainable agriculture and ecological restoration. IMPRINTING Simulation. The formation of social bonds in young precocial birds ... Socialization and imprinting in b...

Genomics

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Genetic diversity

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Fungicide

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