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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

2012 Events

Bozeman, Montana
PWA Senior Research Scientist of the Year Award - 2012

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 Events

Bozeman, 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.

Aberdeen, Idaho
Stem Rust-resistant Wheat Landraces Identified

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.

Aberdeen, Idaho
Potato Research

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).

Aberdeen, Idaho
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.”

Hagerman, Idaho
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).

Aberdeen, Idaho
University of Idaho R & E Center Celebrates Centennial

July 21, 2011

http://www.uidaho.edu/newsevents/item?name=aberdeen-celebrates-centennial-during-twilight-tour-july-21*

Agricultural Research Center - Beltsville, MD.
Technology Transfer Award

June 15, 2011

Awards Ceremony

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

 

*Goes to a non-federal site



ARS News Articles

Agricultural Research Service Announces "Scientist of the Year" Awards
Jun 11, 2013
Agricultural Research Service Announces "Scientist of the Year" Awards
Jun 11, 2013
USDA's Agricultural Research Service Announces Scientist of the Year Awards
Jun 12, 2012
Stem Rust-resistant Wheat Landraces Identified
Oct 24, 2011
New Potato Lines Resist Wireworms
Sep 19, 2011
ARS Announces Scientist of the Year and Other Awards
Jun 15, 2011
Alternative Fish Feeds Use Less Fishmeal and Fish Oils
Oct 13, 2010
ARS Scientists Seek Blight-Resistant Spuds
Jun 03, 2010
Fungal Fumes Clear Out Crop Pests
Feb 19, 2010
Barley Protein Concentrate Could Replace Fishmeal in Aquaculture Feeds=
Feb 05, 2010
Golden Success for Yukon Gem Yellow-fleshed Potato
Jun 11, 2009
Vitamin Mix Helps Health of Farmed Fish
May 29, 2009
ARS Preserves Plants and Animals for Future Needs
May 15, 2009
"Lenetah" and "Tetonia": Two Top-Notch Barleys for Bovines
Mar 06, 2009
New Barley is Bad News for Russian Wheat Aphids
Dec 08, 2008
Fighting a Worldwide Wheat Threat
Jun 16, 2008
"Clearwater": An Eco-Friendly Feed Barley
Jun 05, 2008
Village Wheats May Fend Off Stem Rust
Nov 27, 2007
New Offerings Target Aphid's Grip on Barley
Mar 19, 2007
Spud Soars to Top Five in Idaho
Jan 18, 2007
From Candy to Brews, Sublette Malting Barley Is Sublime
Dec 14, 2006
New Addition Dedicated at USDA Grains, Potato Research Lab
Aug 17, 2006
Blazer Russet Potato Wins Top Reviews
Aug 08, 2006
"Herald" Barley Benefits Farm Animals, Growers and Environment
Jul 26, 2006
New Barley Bred for Candymakers, Brewmasters--and More
Dec 23, 2005
Defender Potato Makes Fabulous Fries, Foils Late Blight
May 18, 2005
Groundbreaking Today for High-tech Expansion at USDA Grain Research Facility
Mar 30, 2005
"Burton" Barley Fends Off Aphids
Mar 24, 2005
Research Agency Announces Top Scientists for 2004
Feb 09, 2005
Rice Collection Identifies Valuable Traits
Dec 13, 2004
Wild Potato's Gene May Protect Vulnerable Spuds
Aug 09, 2004
Thwarting Russian Wheat Aphids Again
Apr 08, 2004
"Ivory Crisp" Potato Makes Tasty Chips
Dec 17, 2003
Muscling in on Meatier Trout
Jun 26, 2003
Tri-State Potato Breeding Program Dishes Out Big Returns
Feb 28, 2003
Scientists Honored for Bringing Technology Out of the Lab and Into the Marketplace
Feb 13, 2003
Superb New Spuds From ARS Potato Breeders
Jan 14, 2003
New Rice Line Could Benefit Malnourished Populations
Sep 13, 2002
Trout Studies Seek Superior Strains
Dec 26, 2001
New "Healthy Animals" Posted
Aug 30, 2001
New Oats and Barleys
Aug 30, 2001
Technology Transfer Honors
Feb 08, 2001
Technology Transfer Honors
Feb 08, 2001
New Tubers Offered for Growers and Gardeners
Dec 15, 2000
Weather, Research Bring Relief from New Barley Disease
Sep 03, 1999
Potato Offers Resistance to Late Blight Disease
Dec 17, 1998
In New Century, New Corn Could Cut Phosphorus Pollution
Feb 20, 1998
Winter Wheat Gets New Resistance to Hessian Fly
Aug 22, 1997
Potato Late Blight May Be Arrested Earlier
May 28, 1997
Last Modified: 2/20/2013