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Epidemiology

One cattle disease causes half of all feedlot deaths; this new diagnostic tool could save beef industry millions

Funded by USDA, the study targets a common pathogen for bovine respiratory disease
Environmental and Occupational Health

Of food and mood: What you eat could affect who you are, study says

Researchers publish findings in journal Nutrients
Agriculture

Faster food: Medical breakthrough could improve global beef production

USDA-NIFA provides federal funding for four-year project
Agriculture

Calorie counts: For some consumers, labels serve as invitations to indulge

Putting calorie counts on display for consumers can have unintended consequences, new study discovers
Agriculture

Swarms of robots could produce better, cheaper food—and more of it

USDA’s robotics program provides funding for multidisciplinary project
Food

Childhood obesity: Engaging fathers to encourage healthier behaviors

A&M team publishes in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Agriculture

Resisting pests: Modern corn gets boost from ancestor’s microbes

Multidisciplinary team aims to create an insect-control method that is also environmentally friendly
Environment

A&M-led team will develop models, tools to sustain West Coast fishing

Researchers say they are racing against the impact of climate change on world’s oceans
Agriculture

Think global, farm local: High tech could raise crops closer to home

Automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the future of urban agriculture