Tag: Agricultural Research Service

mosquitoes

Kill Mosquitoes With…. Mustard?

New U.S. Agricultural Research Service studies show that seed meal from plants in the mustard family can kill mosquito larvae, opening the door to new bio-based controls.

Can Plants Help With COVID-19 Treatment?

Here's news for all you plant enthusiasts: Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) recently announced that plants could...
chocolate

About To Enjoy Easter Chocolates? Thank The Scientists Working On Cacao Plant Diseases

If you celebrate Easter, chances are you'll enjoy more than your fair share of chocolate on Sunday. And while those delicious bunnies, eggs and...

Turfgrass Being Rethought As Pollinator Food Source

Turfgrass sometimes get a "bad rap" for not providing bees and other insect pollinators a helping hand on the food front. But studies from...
ALB

USDA’s Most Recent Plans For Eliminating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Currently, 278.3 square miles are under federal quarantine for Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina. Here's what to look for.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

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Green Roof Installation

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Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
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Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.