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Hey Teachers! It’s time for school. Need help with your lessons? We have factsheets, games, and science projects.

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It's #NationalAppleMonth! Researchers developed rapid breeding techniques to bring new apple varieties to you much sooner than before!

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A Honey Bee's Life

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Be an Ag Scientist

Learn about our young, brilliant scientists, and how to join the ARS team!

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Cool Mobile Apps

Find out what type of soil is in your backyard, or what climate zone you live in for planting

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Educational Resources

Check out our factsheets and science projects which can be printed out for use at school or at home.

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Image Library

Like cool photos? Check out our photo gallery where you'll find a few of our favorite things!

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"Luring" Videos

Fighting pests, making environmental advances, creating new foods, we do it all at ARS.

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Nutrition Corner

Get answers to nutrition questions, discover new tools, try new recipes and more.

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The Bug Corner

Are these insects a Friend or a Foe?

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Podcast Central

Check out our new podcast series to learn which ARS research products may be sitting in your shopping cart.

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Growing Food in Space

Growing Food in Space

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