Researchers have released a line of ornamental peppers that are both edible and beautifully hued.
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Each year, ARS scientists develop new varieties of fruits, vegetables, and other products that provide consumers with improved convenience, longer shelf life, better nutrition, new flavors, and sometimes even a whole new idea that no one has brought to consumers before.
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Researchers developed an improved variety of guayule plant as a natural source of tire rubber.
A new Virginia-type peanut contains high amounts of oleic fatty acids, which can promote cardiovascular health.
These findings could be what's needed to enjoy the outdoors by using natural compounds to control pests without harmful chemicals.
The main ingredient in this breakfast cereal is a new white spring wheat developed by ARS scientists.
ARS researchers play a role in enhancing the quality of the hops and barley needed to produce beer.
What nutrients are in your food? Which plants will thrive in your area? Find out the answers and more with these cool tech tools.
Over the past decade, ARS scientists have collaborated with U.S. catfish farmers to create new, improved catfish lines.
ARS researchers are exploring the health benefits of flour made from wine grape seeds.
Did you know that ARS once saved the strawberry industry?
ARS researchers in New Orleans are behind a new blood-clotting gauze that can help save lives!
This new variety of spinach has about a 50 percent higher level of phytonutrients!
Things are just peachy at the ARS Fruit and Tree Nut Research Unit after releasing three new peaches.
ARS may have a pretty sweet deal for diabetics and others looking to curb their sugar intake.
ARS partnered with NewGem Foods to reinvent wraps by making edible films out of unmarketable fruits and vegetables.