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Survey: Shrimp in U.S. rife with murky labeling
About 30 percent of 143 shrimp products bought from 111 vendors were not what the label said.

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Idaho damaged barley still free of toxins
Idaho damaged barley still free of toxins
An Idaho cereals pathologist wants to research why Idaho barley was free of the toxin associated with Fusarium headblight this season despite samples with high concentrations of the mold that causes the crop disease on barley chaff.
New atlas will help find ‘gaps’ in crop production
Creators of the atlas say the technology could help farmers produce enough food to support more than 9 billion people by 2050 while conserving water and other natural resources.
Commodity groups turn to science to help shape federal nutrition policy
Commodity groups turn to science to help shape federal nutrition policy
To help shape the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, U.S. commodity groups consider it a top priority to promote and advance science demonstrating the health attributes of their crops and products.
Researchers study dung beetle role in cleaning up soil pathogens
Washington State University doctoral student Matt Jones is looking for several farmers to help determine which farming practices are supporting dung beetle populations.
Illinois farmer interested in drones
Although not yet approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for commercial use, an agricultural market for drones is developing already.