Ask a Scientist

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Ask A Scientist

Check out our monthly Facebook Live Q&A sessions with ARS scientists. Learn what we’re doing to help the environment, create more sustainable food supply, fight pests and diseases, and create new cultivars.

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Q&A Topic: Bees

Beekeeping tips from our bee expert.

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Q&A Topic: Soil

Tips for healthy soil in your backyard garden.

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Q&A Topic: Insects

Our bug expert talks about insects in your home.

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Q&A Topic: Food Waste

Our expert discusses the important topic of food waste and food loss.

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Q&A Topic: USDA Climate Hubs

These "Hubs", at 10 locations, link researchers in their delivery of tools and information to agricultural producers and professionals.

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