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Shedd Aquarium Expands Conservation and Research Team

  New Postdoctoral Research Associate Joins Shedd to Study Native Crayfish Communities.    CHICAGO – Shedd Aquarium, a global leader in research and conservation, announces the hiring of Eric Larson, Ph.D. as a postdoctoral research associate for the aquarium’s Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation and Research. In partnership with the University of...

Hunting for Asian carp by what they left behind

Think of it as CSI for fish. Like the crime scene investigators on television detective shows, fisheries scientists are relying on a technique called eDNA (environmental DNA) to search the Great Lakes for evidence of Asian carp that are too sparsely spread to be captured by electrofishing, netting or poisoning.…...

Hunting for Asian carp by what they left behind

Think of it as CSI for fish. Like the crime scene investigators on television detective shows, fisheries scientists are relying on a technique called eDNA (environmental DNA) to search the Great Lakes for evidence of Asian carp that are too sparsely spread to be captured by electrofishing, netting or poisoning.…...

Cover crops increase profitability

Panelists shared cover crop success stories at the Commodity Classic conference in San Antonio Turnips used as a cover crop. Cover crops not only improve soil health and bump yields, but also increase profitability, a U.S. farmer told farm show delegates in San Antonio.…

Cover crops increase profitability

Panelists shared cover crop success stories at the Commodity Classic conference in San Antonio Turnips used as a cover crop. Cover crops not only improve soil health and bump yields, but also increase profitability, a U.S. farmer told farm show delegates in San Antonio.…