Going Green

Friday, January 4, 2008

New Uses for an Old Crop

New uses for an old crop.

'Teamaker' Hops Offer Benefits Without Bite

By Laura McGinnis
January 3, 2008

Northerners sip it from steaming mugs, whereas Southerners prefer it super-sweet in ice-cold glasses. However it's prepared, tea is a popular beverage in the United States. Now, scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are offering a new twist on this old favorite—with assistance from a surprising source.

Hops are best known as ingredients in another popular beverage, but the...(complete article here).

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