News tagged with agricultural industry

Fighting back against citrus greening

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Fort Pierce, Fla. are helping citrus growers and juice processors address the threat posed by Huanglongbing (HLB), a disease that is costing the citrus industry millions ...

dateJan 25, 2013 in Ecology
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Calm cattle have a dark side

The findings of a recent study conducted by Murdoch University researchers has challenged the long held belief of the beef industry that flighty cattle are at a higher risk of producing dark, firm and dry meat.

dateNov 16, 2012 in Other
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Reducing acrylamide levels in french fries

The process for preparing frozen, par-fried potato strips—distributed to some food outlets for making french fries—can influence the formation of acrylamide in the fries that people eat, a new study has found. Published ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Biochemistry
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