Old bulls bring forth new genetic benefits

(Photo courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife Communications.) Animal genetics plays a crucial role in modern agriculture, improving food sustainability and animal adaptation to climate change. Over the years, animal breeders have emphasized the importance of genetics in improving animal productivity. Preserving diverse sources of animal germplasm is critical to maintaining genetic diversity, which provides economic … Read more

The EPA conducts extensive research on water quality in Lake Ontario

The EPA conducts extensive research on water quality in Lake Ontario

The US Environmental Protection Agency is collecting ecological and environmental data on Lake Ontario through September. Together with universities and other federal agencies, EPA is studying how pollutants move through the food web of lakes, how harmful nutrient pollution changes throughout the year, how invasive mussels affect water quality and more, according to Elizabeth Hinchey … Read more