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Technology Transfer 2006
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Specific technology transfer activities in 2006:

July 24, 2006 - Interest by The Iowa Farmer Today about AFSRC's Silvopasture Research program led to a dialog with Jim Neel and resulted in an article (Pasture, Timber Find Peaceful Coexistence). (Neel)

May 11, 2006 – AFSRC hosted a tour for students of Independence High School, Coal City, WV. Students were able to talk with scientists and support staff, see the research facilities, and learn about the research programs at AFSRC.

May 10, 2006 – Douglas Boyer, Hydrologist, presented “Nutrient Losses in Pastureland Due to Karst Topography” at the Spring 2006 Nutrient Management Planners CEU Training at West Virginia University’s Willow Bend Experiment Farm in Monroe County, WV. (Boyer)

May 10, 2006 – William Clapham, Plant Physiologist, presented “Risk Management of Fertility Decisions and Fertility Methods on the Pasture Paddocks at Willow Bend, Experiment Farm” at the Spring 2006 Nutrient Management Planners CEU Training at West Virginia University’s Willow Bend Experiment Farm in Monroe County, WV. (Clapham)

February 9, 2006 - As part of the Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center on-going outreach efforts to the community, Joyce Ruckle, Biologist for ARS presented a seminar on Basic Botany for the Greenbrier County, WV master gardener program. (Ruckle)

January 28, 2006 – Dr. Jorge Ferreira presented the seminar “Artemisia annua as a Potential Anti-Cancer Source” at the Mountain State University Medicinal Botanicals Program in Beckley, WV. (Ferreira)

January 10, 2006 - As part of the Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center on-going outreach efforts to the community, Joyce Ruckle, Biologist for ARS presented a seminar on Basic Botany for the New River master gardener program. (Ruckle)

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