Website Expands Agricultural Research Info "En
July 18, 2005
The Spanish-language website of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) recently received a major facelift
that makes it more user-friendly to anyone searching for scientific news and
other ARS information.
website is updated every business day with the latest ARS news. New search
tools allow Spanish-speaking visitors to more easily find particular news
stories, scientists, laboratories, ARS products and services, and employment
information. They can also e-mail questions and comments about ARS to the
Spanish-speaking ARS news staff at InfoEnEspanol@ars.usda.gov.
Visitors to the "Noticias"
(news) area of the site can
sign up for
Spanish-language news delivered by e-mail every business day or once weekly.
More than 1,100 Spanish-language news stories are searchable in the archive
section, with topics ranging from nutrition to food safety, crop and animal
research, and soil conservation.
There's also a "Ciencia
Para Niños" (Science for Kids) website, dedicated to science
education for children from about 7 to 13 years old. This website contains
dozens of stories about agricultural science, a catalog of
careers and even a list of
Also available on the Spanish-language website are translations of
from Agricultural Research
Users can search and download from an archive of thousands of
high-resolution photographs in a variety of categories, including animals,
crops, education, fruits and vegetables, insects and plants.