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Researchers find almond snacks curb appetite at meals
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Researchers find almond snacks curb appetite at meals
New research has found that eating almonds as a snack in the morning can curb a consumer's appetite throughout the day, making it less likely he or she will overeat at lunch at lunch and dinner.

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Researcher helps ranchers deal with drought
Researcher helps ranchers deal with drought
A University of California Cooperative Extension livestock and natural resources farm advisor since 1988, Larry Forero has recently been helping ranchers maximize their irrigation efficiency as state regulators are taking a hard look at water use.
Experiment raises doubt about in-row spud fumigation
Experiment raises doubt about in-row spud fumigation
A trial conducted on a Rupert farm suggests it may not be wise for potato growers to cut corners with fumigation.
Researcher experiments with corn in pivot corners
Researcher experiments with corn in pivot corners
A University of Idaho Extension irrigation specialist is working to demonstrate that drip irrigating pivot corners is a viable option to help corn silage growers expand their feed production.
Idaho zebra chip trials inconclusive
Idaho zebra chip trials inconclusive
For a second consecutive year, Idaho research to develop chemical program recommendations for zebra chip has yielded inconclusive results.
Resurvey of small grains farmers changes little
The USDA has done resurveys before, though never in so many states.
Study: Global warming worsening watery dead zones
Researchers found about two dozen different ways — biologically, chemically and physically — that climate change worsens the oxygen depletion
Researcher seeks to solve phosphorus mystery
Researcher seeks to solve phosphorus mystery
A USDA researcher in Kimberly, Idaho, theorizes that corn may be phosphorus deficient in test plots following sugar beets because beets don't support beneficial mycorrhizae fungi.