May 18, 2012
Dr. Frederic T. Barrows, Research Physiologist
"For propelling ARS to global prominence in sustainable aquaculture feeds research through his dynamic leadership, technical expertise, and vision."
2011 EventsBozeman, Montana
Promising Alternative Aquafeed Protein Sources
November 16, 2011
Rick Barrows and colleagues make aquafeed breakthrough
Barley, corn, and algae are now serious contenders in the search to find alternative aquafeeds for fish farmers.
October 28, 2011
A milestone for Dr. Mike Bonman and his colleagues
After screening over 3000 wheat varieties, they identified those resistant to wheat stem rust. Ongoing research will determine the final results.
September 23, 2011
Special recognition to Rich Novy
for successfully incorporating wild potato germplasm into cultivated potatoes to increase resistance to wireworms (see September 19th news article below).
Herbert L. Rothbart Outstanding Early Career Research Scientist
August 23, 2011
Congratulations to Eric W. Jackson!
“For revitalizing oat genomics research in the North America through exceptional scientific creativity and partnerships.”
FLC Far West Region award
July 26, 2011
Congratulations Rick Barrows and Ken Overturf!
Recognition for their outstanding work in developing new trout germplasm for the industry in the Hagerman valley (see link from September 19th below).
Agricultural Research Center - Beltsville, MD.
Technology Transfer Award
June 15, 2011
Rich Novy and Jonathan Whitworth accept from Area Office and Headquarters administrators a USDA-ARS Technology Transfer Award for “Outstanding Efforts” in Technology Transfer for: The development and transfer of new potato varieties in the Pacific Northwest, 2010
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