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  1. 100% Washington, Dc July 12, 2007 The U.s. Department Of Agriculture Today Pennsylvania Firm Pays $4,025 To Settle Seed Case
    Date: July 13, 2007
    Source: SeedQuest

    "announced that a Warminster, Pennsylvania, seed company has paid USDA $4,025 to settle alleged violations of the Federal Seed Act."

  2. 87% Marketers Set Sights On Butler Brand
    Date: March 12, 2006
    Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    "Vidalia onions. Idaho potatoes. Vermont maple syrup."

  3. 76% Scientists Identify Specific Barley Tissues Infected By Scab
    Date: February 22, 2010
    Source: USDA Agricultural Research Service

    "Recent studies involving the fungus that causes the disease known as scab in barley have helped Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists identify the specific tissues the fungus infects. The fungus Fusarium graminearum is the culprit behind scab in barley and wheat grain crops. Scab reduces yield by causing sterility and shrunken kernels, and contaminates the grain with mycotoxins. Plant molecular geneticist Ron Skadsen at the ARS Cereal Crops Research Unit in Madison, Wis., infected barley seed spikes with Fusarium transformed to contain a green fluorescent protein that makes the fungus glow neon-green when examined under a fluorescence microscope. He found that Fusarium attacks the protruding seed tip of the developing seed, the soft tissue connected with it (just under the hull) and, to a lesser extent, the seed’s outer hull. Previous studies using detached barley seeds found that the fungus will liquefy the starchy interior of the seed within five d..."

  4. 74% Specialty Fertilizer Products Grows Revenue While Increasing Crops’ Yields
    Date: May 25, 2009
    Source: Bizjournals.com

    "Growing a business is similar to the farmer’s lot: Find fertile ground, plant your seeds and work your crops."

  5. 74% Share In The Bounty Of Local Produce
    Date: June 27, 2009
    Source: Centre Daily Times

    "Eating local in the summer is easy. Just turn your lawn in to a garden, plant the seeds and go out a"

  6. 69% Potato Research Funding Increased
    Date: March 22, 2007
    Source: U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News

    " Pennsylvania potato growers have voted to increase funding for a producer-financed research program that will help improve potato quality, production and profitability, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today."

  7. 69% Potato Research Funding Renewed
    Date: July 21, 2006
    Source: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

    "HARRISBURG ? Pennsylvania potato growers have voted to renew a producer-financed research program that has produced results in potato quantity, quality and profitability, said Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff today."

  8. 69% Potato Research Funding Increased
    Date: March 22, 2007
    Source: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

    "HARRISBURG ? Pennsylvania potato growers have voted to increase funding for a producer-financed research program that will help improve potato quality, production and profitability, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today."

  9. 69% The Clarion News: General News: Blight Threatens Tomatoes
    Date: July 16, 2009
    Source: The Clarion News

    "UNIVERSITY PARK – The disease that caused the 1840s Irish Potato Famine now threatens Pennsylvania 's home-gardening explosion, and a plant-disease expert in Penn State ’s College of Agricultural Sciences says hobbyists must work with commercial growers to protect the state's tomato and potato crops."

  10. 69% Bag The Perfect Homegrown Potato
    Date: February 22, 2011
    Source: Agriculture News

    " Grow bags and potatoes make the perfect pairing. The containers take up little room, can be placed where they get good sun and eliminate much of the labor required for growing potatoes. "

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