Bread Wheat Genome—Broken Down

The first comprehensive bread-wheat genome analysis helps scientists understand the inner workings of this essential crop and could lead to sustainable production increases.

Testing Poultry Litter Use in Rain Gardens

Courtesy USDA/ Stephen Ausmus This rain garden made from local materials is being tested for its ability to reduce storm-water runoff, increase infiltration, and remove excess nutrients and other pollutants from the runoff water before it gets to streams or other bodies of water. Rain gardens are increasingly popular with homeowners and municipalities and are […]