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Browse News Stories 1 to 10 of 292 stories How Organic Magnets Grow in a Thin Film March 22, 2013 — Development of organic single molecule magnets opens a great many of applications for magnetic materials and new memory technologies. Organic magnets are lighter, more flexible and less energy ... > full story Mites to Save Valencian Orange Exports November 19, 2012 — A new study by researchers in Spain and Belgium has found that soil-dwelling predatory mites are a perfect partner to address the plague of thrips in citrus caused by Pezothrips kellyanus, a tiny ... > full story Recommend this page on Facebook , Twitter , and Google +1 :
Growing Plants on Mars Concrete plans for a one-way ticket to Mars have been forged. Food will have to be grown on location. Is this a distant future scenario?
U.S. producers are turning to certified organic farming systems as a potential way to lower input costs, decrease reliance on nonrenewable resources, capture high-value markets and premium prices, and boost farm income. Organic farming systems rely on ecologically based practices such as cultural and biological pest management, exclusion of all synthetic chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones in crop and livestock production. Organic Farming and Marketing Organic Agriculture Provisions U.S.