Sights and Sounds

  • A Colorado potato beetle on a leaf

Sights and Sounds

Want to know how to get started with beekeeping? Wondering what Roma tomatoes and red spinach have in common? Curious about the spotted lanternfly?

Check out these videos and podcasts to learn about those things and more.


Regenerative Farming: Rangeland Restoration

Using innovative research programs to restore our rangelands to their native, productive, and ecologically stable states.

Regenerative Farming: Intro

ARS scientists are helping producers keep their lands healthy and sustainable, while limiting their impact on our precious ecosystem.

Three honey bees in a hive

Learn how to get started and how to find the Queen bee in this FB Live video

A plot of soybeans treated with elevated carbon dioxide at the SoyFACE Global Change Research Facility
Protecting the Environment

Learn how ARS scientists are keeping carbon in the ground.

Shredded chicken feathers, powdered chicken feathers, chicken feathers converted to pellets and a biodegradable pot made from the feathers with an injection molder.
Flower Pots From Feathers?

An ARS researcher has figured out how to turn feathers into pellets which in turn can be made into things like flower pots.

Peanuts in the shell
Combating Peanut Allergies

Millions of people are highly allergic to nuts. Discover how ARS is developing a new oral immunotherapy drug to combat this allergy.

Spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) winged adult; 4th instar nymph (red body).
Beauty or a Beast?

Beautiful but deadly, these bugs are wreaking havoc on our precious crops.

A bottle of a chocolate flavored Glucerna shake which contains sucromalt as an ingredient
Sweetener For Diabetics

ARS researchers developed a low-glycemic sweetener, a benefit for diabetics and crop farmers.

A reusable shopping bag filled with apples, peppers, a loaf of bread, a head of broccoli, an onion and grapes
Maintaining a Healthy Diet

Tune into our Facebook event to learn tips on eating healthy.



Roma tomatoes growing on a vine
Science in Your Shopping Cart – 1

Episode 1: What do the Roma Tomato, Huckleberry Gold Potato and Red Spinach all have in common? Find out here.

A variety of red and green apples
Science in Your Shopping Cart – 2

Episode 2: These new inventions and advancements in the apple industry are worth sinking your teeth into.

Science in Your Shopping Cart – 3

Episode 3: Learn about innovations and research turning farm waste, biomass, into environmentally-friendly products.