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Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer
Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait _ again

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Potato ‘genebank’ holds crop’s future
If a repeat of the Great Potato Famine was to strike or climate change so altered the Earth that water became scarce, potato seeds from the U.S. Genebank on the outskirts of Sturgeon Bay could provide the solution to a looming food crisis
Biologists: Too soon to know if killing barred owls helps spotted owls
Biologists: Too soon to know if killing barred owls helps spotted owls
One of the lead researchers acknowledges the “gut-wrenching” dilemma of killing one species to benefit another.
Iowa farmers say budget cuts would be devastating
Iowa farmers Monday asked Republican lawmakers to reconsider plans to eliminate an agriculture research center they say is vital to the state's largest industry
Study: More beetles can carry disease killing avocado trees
Three more beetles have been found to carry the tree-killing disease laurel wilt.
South Carolina corn set to join national registry
South Carolina corn set to join national registry
Entomological group honors Oregon State bee researcher
Entomological group honors Oregon State bee researcher
Ramesh Sagili won an award for his work on insect physiology, biochemistry and toxicology.
Genetically engineered citrus virus could be answer for fighting HLB
Genetically engineered citrus virus could be answer for fighting HLB
The USDA is considering issuing permits for a Florida firm to widen its field trials of a genetically modified virus containing defensin proteins from spinach as a tool to make trees resistant to huanglongbing.
Wheat industry seeks federal funding for falling number research
Wheat industry seeks federal funding for falling number research
Pacific Northwest wheat farmers are asking for $1 million to study the accuracy of the falling number test and $2 million to study crop quality loss.
Wet spring delivers benefits, challenges to growers
Wet spring delivers benefits, challenges to growers
Idaho growers should benefit from good crop development in wet soils, but they should also be wary of increased disease pressure and other moisture-related challenges, an expert says.

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