Water erosion is a significant problem affecting water quality and our ability to produce enough food to sustain the world. This month features agricultural engineer, Ron Bingner whose research focuses on predicting and controlling sediment yield and other pollutants and investigating conservation practices for improving water quality. Learn more.
One of the inevitable challenges of raising animals is how to handle their waste. But thanks to persistent work, ARS scientists are able to offer farmers new tools to reduce or eliminate the negative side effects of animal waste, such as excess nutrient run-off, and the release of pathogens. Learn more.
ARS Memorial Lecturers
The Agricultural Research Service's Memorial Lectureships recognize scientists who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture.