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More Accurately Identifying Forests, Grasses, Crops

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A new program uses Landsat satellite data to automatically differentiate land cover into 16 categories in 30-meter resolution— and does so more accurately than other land cover products.
11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Modeling Vegetation More Accurately Using Satellite Imagery

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A new modeling approach that combines MODIS and Landsat imagery and analyzes multiple images through the year promises to more accurately track changes in vegetation and land use.
9-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sharing Images of Love, Loss and Hope

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Associate English professor Christine Stewart-Nuňez shares images of love, loss and hope in two new poetry books, “Untrussed” and “Bluewords Greening.”
29-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Improving Soil Health with Cover Crops

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Data on soils, crop and livestock performance and environmental parameters, such as greenhouse gas emissions, will help convince producers to try cover crops in their rotation plans.
19-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statistical Modeling Helps Fisheries Managers Remove Invasive Species

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Statisticians and natural resource management researchers worked together to determine the best time and location to capture and remove carps from lake systems.
15-Dec-2017 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Finding More Calibration Sites to Improve Accuracy of Satellite Images

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Identifying more sites worldwide to determine the accuracy of satellite sensors will allow engineers to select sites ideally suited to specific spectral bands of reflected light.
8-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring Biodiversity of Parasitic Wasps at Smithsonian

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A senior research project on parasitic wasps that feed on aphids led to a summer internship at the Smithsonian Institute that was a dream come true for an entomology graduate student.
5-Dec-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Experienced Nurses Comfortable Guiding Patients Through End-of-Life Planning

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Nurses surveyed are relatively comfortable guiding terminally ill patients through end-of-life decision-making, but they learned these skills on-the-job, rather than as part of their nursing education.
1-Dec-2017 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Identifying Pathogens That Cause Soybean Stem Canker

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Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
2-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT

More Bat Sightings Coincide with Fledglings Leaving Nest

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An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
25-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Deny “Red-Carpet” Treatment to Rogue Leaders

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8-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?

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14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists

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30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Turkey Referendum: Parliamentary System Eroded Through Fraudulent Elections

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20-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Ag, Science Teachers to Integrate Research Into Curriculums

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Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

U.S. Abandoning TPP, Opportunity for China

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27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

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