This month's Down on the Farm is part of our series on biofuels. The backbone of biofuel production is having the biological material to refine. For bioenergy to become a reality in the United States, it must be economically and environmentally sustainable without affecting the food supply chain. An ARS research team is seeking to maximize the supply of non-food biofuel feedstocks. Learn more.
In our latest Under the Microscope series, we highlight this year’s Memorial Lecturers. In our final interview, Sterling B. Hendricks recipient Gary List discusses developing healthier edible fats and oils. Learn more .
September Featured Photo:
Potato, patato … however you say it ARS knows potatoes. September is National Potato Month Download this photo and learn more about our potato research.
ARS Memorial Lecturers
The Agricultural Research Service's Memorial Lectureships recognize scientists who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture.