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N.C. State Researchers Create Fruit, Vegetable-infused Ingredients for U.S. Army Rations | Plants For Human Health Institute

N.C. State Researchers Create Fruit, Vegetable-infused Ingredients for U.S. Army Rations | Plants For Human Health Institute | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
Agricultural enterprise budgets, business management plans, fresh produce safety and market info to help farmers be more successful and profitable.
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NC State University has gained US Army support to create functional food ingredients from fruits & vegetables that will be used to develop healthier, more portable combat rations. Researchers with CALS' Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), at the NC Research Campus, in Kannapolis, are infusing protein powders & flours, the kinds found at health & nutrition stores, with health-promoting compounds from greens kale & muscadine grapes. Read more | http://plantsforhumanhealth.ncsu.edu/?p=8971

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Butterflies and Bombs | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Butterflies and Bombs | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
The St. Francis’ Satyr is small, brown, and fabulously rare. Once found across North Carolinian sedge meadows, the federally endangered butterfly is now restricted to a ...
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Laura Jane Martin blogs in @SciAm about Nick Haddad's Fort Bragg research on the very rare, endangered sedge butterfly, St. Francis' Satyr. Read more about Dr. Haddad's interesting forays into military territory in search of the elusive beauty: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/03/26/butterflies-and-bombs/?WT_mc_id=SA_CAT_ENGYSUS_20130328

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