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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

WALTER F. SCHMIDT

Research Chemist

Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Lab
USDA, ARS, BA, BARC, EMFSL
10300 Baltimore Avenue
Building 303 BARC-East, room 011
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone 301.504.6765, Fax 301.504.9466

www.ars.usda.gov/ba/emfsl/schmidt

Using an injection molder at the Environmental Management and Byproduct Utilization Laboratory, chemist Walter Schmidt (center) works with colleagues to produce biodegradable flowerpots from chicken feathers. Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

USDA-ARS Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory
Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705
Building 173 BARC-East, Phone 301.504.5607
www.ars.usda.gov/ba/emfsl



Last Modified: 4/9/2013
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