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Congratulations to Cyril G. Gay and Jerry L. Hatfield of the Agricultural Research Service for being honored as FY 2017 Presidential Rank Awards winners! Both received a Meritorious Professional award recognizing them for sustained accomplishment. Read the USDA press release
ARS Blog: Protecting the Earth’s ‘Thin Skin’ - More
Video: Scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service in central California are using sound to control insects that spread disease in grape vineyards. Watch
Read the December 2017 issue of AgResearch magazine online now.
Congratulations to Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young and Dr. Autar K. Mattoo! They are among the 2017 AAAS Fellows Recognized for Advancing Science. To read the full write-up click here.