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A Farm and Restaurant Program that Helps Foster Kids Succeed

A FARM AND RESTAURANT PROGRAM THAT HELPS FOSTER KIDS SUCCEED

By the time Will Nash got to the Hart Community Homes in Fullerton, California, he'd temporarily lived-and lost placement-in 19 foster...

STREPTOMYCES PACTUM ACT12 CONTROLS TOMATO YELLOW LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE AND ALTERS RHIZOSPHERE MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

Abstract Actinomycetes comprise a large group of biocontrol bacteria, yet no studies have reported on their effects against plant virus...

 
 
 
Webinar Recap: SMRT Sequencing offers Many Advantages for Microbial Research

WEBINAR RECAP: SMRT SEQUENCING OFFERS MANY ADVANTAGES FOR MICROBIAL RESEARCH

According to many, PacBio is the new “gold standard” in microbial sequencing. Chief Scientific Officer Jonas Korlach notes that its...

QUALITY ASSURANCE COORDINATOR

Primary responsibility is to maintain the “Global Quality System” of LSG Skychefs and LHI to ensure the Customer Service Center is...

 
 
 
Tasting The California Coastline through Wine

TASTING THE CALIFORNIA COASTLINE THROUGH WINE

What lies between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the California coast? Agriculture, a ton of history and of course, wine. Take a...

Sustainable agricultural developer pledges $1M investment in southwest Georgia

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPER PLEDGES $1M INVESTMENT IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

Forquímica, a developer of sustainable agricultural products based in Brazil, will create 80 jobs and invest $1 million in a manufacturing...

 
 
 
INFOSAN involved in fipronil, fake rice and Salmonella events

INFOSAN INVOLVED IN FIPRONIL, FAKE RICE AND SALMONELLA EVENTS

An international food safety entity responded to more than 80 incidents over a two-year period, according to a report. The International...

BACTERIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND EFFECTS OF PICORNAVIRUS INFECTION ON THE ANTERIOR NARES MICROBIOME IN EARLY CHILDHOOD

Abstract Background Little is known regarding the nasal microbiome in early childhood and the impact of respiratory infection on the...

 
 
 
Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops 2014 Launched in Beijing; Media Conferences Held in Asian Countries

GLOBAL STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BIOTECH/GM CROPS 2014 LAUNCHED IN BEIJING; MEDIA CONFERENCES HELD IN ASIAN COUNTRIES

Since 1996, during the first year of commercialization of biotech crops, ISAAA has released the annual “Global Status of Commercialized...

SOIL HEALTH COORDINATOR

**GRANT-FUNDED THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023** The Soil Health Coordinator is responsible for administering the Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership...

 
 
 
NC farmers struggle with government shutdown

NC FARMERS STRUGGLE WITH GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Farmers all over the country depend on the FSA, which is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for information, and they haven't...

Weekend reading: A view of how to feed the world sustainably

WEEKEND READING: A VIEW OF HOW TO FEED THE WORLD SUSTAINABLY

The World Resources Institute has a new report on how to feed the world in a way that is sustainable. The report is based on the premise...

 
 
 

RECOMBINATION OF ECOLOGICALLY AND EVOLUTIONARILY SIGNIFICANT LOCI MAINTAINS GENETIC COHESION IN THE PSEUDOMONAS SYRINGAE SPECIES COMPLEX

Abstract Background Pseudomonas syringae is a highly diverse bacterial species complex capable of causing a wide range of serious diseases...

CROP DIVERSITY FACILITATES SOIL AGGREGATION IN RELATION TO SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY COMPOSITION DRIVEN BY INTERCROPPING

Abstract Background and Aims Studies verify that intercropping increases soil macro-aggregates but the mechanism underlying the increase...

 
 
 
The Bronx City Park is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly

THE BRONX CITY PARK IS MAKING PUBLIC LAND FORAGE-FRIENDLY

Urban noise blankets a section of the South Bronx along the narrow Bronx River. Dense evening traffic blares on the Bruckner and Sheridan...

A LATENT ALLOCATION MODEL FOR THE ANALYSIS OF MICROBIAL COMPOSITION AND DISEASE

Establishing the relationship between microbiota and specific diseases is important but requires appropriate statistical methodology....

 
 
 
Faces of Food Safety: Meet Sheila McMillan of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET SHEILA MCMILLAN OF FSIS

Contributed Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

BIOINFORMATICS TOOLS TO ASSESS METAGENOMIC DATA FOR APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

Abstract The reduction of the price of DNA sequencing has resulted in the emergence of large data sets to handle and analyze, especially...

 
 
 

PRODUCERS OF WHITE COLONIES ON KIMCHI SURFACE, MISTAKEN AS MOLDS, HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED

Analyses of microbial community structures and whole genome sequencing were performed to the white colony-forming yeasts on kimchi...

SILENCING AN ESSENTIAL GENE INVOLVED IN INFESTATION AND DIGESTION IN GRAIN APHID THROUGH PLANT‐MEDIATED RNA INTERFERENCE GENERATES APHID‐RESISTANT WHEAT PLANTS

Abstract Aphids are major agricultural pests which cause significant yield losses of crop plants each year by inflicting damage, both...