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AgLab Photo Gallery
Orange daylily and white beardtongue are favored by many gardeners and provide pollinators nectar and pollen. (Photo by Peggy Greb, D4504-1)
In Logan, Utah, ARS scientists are conducting studies on bumble bee species of all shapes, sizes and colors to ensure their wellbeing and usefulness to agriculture. (Photo by Peggy Greb, D4655-1)
Watermelon is a great summertime treat! ARS scientists have discovered that steam cleaning melons can make them safer to eat. (Photo by Peggy Greb, D4684-2)
One last glimpse of an alien-looking Brood X cicada that lived underground 17 years, climbed a tree, shed its skin, waited for its soft new wings to harden and then flew away. (Photo by Steve Ausmus)
Corona Farmers Market in Queens, New York is one of the most dynamic and diverse farmers markets in the city and is steps off the subway and mass transit system. (Photo by Preston Keres).
Nymph shells of the 17-year cicada, which will return in 2038, on a linden tree in Maryland. (Photo by Peggy Greb, D4666-2)
ARS research is leading to new ways of keeping fresh-cut produce fresh and safe to the last bite. (Photo by Peggy Greb, D530-2)
ARS scientists in Wisconsin are helping dairy farmers weigh the merits of using canola meal as a protein source for dairy cattle. Read more about this ARS research.
The Systematic Entomology Laboratory’s collection of 100,000 specimens can be used to identify harmful pests including these beetles--giraffe stag beetle (l), hercules beetle (r) king stag beetle (b).
There’s more to strawberries than just great taste and a pleasing color. They are also high in a class of health-promoting compounds known as “phenolics.”
Scientists are investigating an amino acid to help piglets cope with the stress of travel and avoid illness. Learn how we're helping piglets. (Photo by Steve Ausmus, D3097-1)
Rainbow trout hatching at a research lab in West Virginia. Did you know a single female trout can produce up to 5000 offspring per spawn? Learn about ARS research on trout and other aquaculture.
Photo illustration of the National Capitol Columns at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Learn more about these Corinthian columns and the Arboretum’s many gardens.
Carrots that reflect almost all colors of the rainbow! Learn why they're good for your health. (Photo by Steve Ausmus k11611-1)
An Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly feeding on a pink zinnia flower. Learn more about ARS research on pollinators.
The yellow oyster mushroom is both beautiful and edible. Learn more about mushrooms and other ARS research in Albany, CA.
An extremely small rose bud mite spreads the rose rosette virus that damages roses. The mite hides deep in the rose flowers and leaf buds.