Jan Suszkiw - USDA Agricultural Research Service News Release

On-farm automated oilseed pressing system

To Press or Not to Press: That is the Question

March 25, 2019
Results from a joint study by USDA ARS and Drexel University scientists will help farmers better weigh the merits of pressing soybeans on-site rather than transporting their crop to a crush (processing) facility.

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Field of Svevo soft duran growing in an Idaho field.
Figure 1. Field of Svevo soft duran growing in an Idaho field. (USDA-ARS photo by Craig Morris)

USDA Researchers Create Soft Durum Wheat

September 29, 2017
Soft Svevo, a new soft durum wheat variety developed by USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists and their collaborators, could expand the market for wheat.

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Breeding Sugar Beets for Better Resistance to Curly Top Virus

March 30, 2016

A new sugar beet germplasm breeding line developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists could usher in new varieties of the sugar crop that can better withstand the sugar beet curly top virus.

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