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ALARC Highlights - What's New at the Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center


ALARC Highlights Archive



U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center hosts a seminar series each year from September through May.  This provides a way to keep our staff, other researchers and our stakeholders abreast of the latest research developments on a wide range of topics. All interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend the seminar presentations.


Our seminar series is on vacation for the summer and will restart in September 2016.  Questions or suggestions for future topics may be directed to the Center Director (



Seminars are held in the US ALARC conference room, 21881 N. Cardon Lane, Maricopa. For directions to the facility, please contact Cheryl Borg at or 520-316-6313.

ARS News Articles

Deciding When to Spray: Sometimes It Is More than Just Numbers
Jan 13, 2014
Controlling Whiteflies the Natural Way
Dec 06, 2011
USDA Scientists Study Effects of Rising Carbon Dioxide on Rangelands
Aug 03, 2011
ARS Researching Camelina as a New Biofuel Crop
Apr 13, 2010
New Assay Helps Track Termites, Other Insects
Feb 17, 2010
Predicting the Environmental Effects of Transgenic Bt Crop Lines
Nov 12, 2009
Aerial Imagery System Helps Save Water
Sep 14, 2009
Remediated Water Expands Irrigation Options
Jan 12, 2009
Weekly Reports
Jan 05, 2009
Non-Target Insects Probably Affected More by Insecticides than by Bt Crops
Nov 24, 2008
Test news article
Nov 24, 2008
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Sep 24, 2008
Breeding Heat-Tolerant Cotton
Feb 19, 2008
Breeding Cotton to Beat the Heat
Feb 05, 2008
To Catch a Pest, Scientists Fine-Tune Traps
Nov 28, 2006
Alternate Methods of Whitefly Control
Apr 05, 2006
Last Modified: 6/1/2016