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December 29 2000

Foaming Soy Adhesives May Help Soybeans Bond With Lumber Industry
Report on research contributed by Chemist Milagros Hojilla-Evangelista with the Plant Polymer Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

December 22 2000

A Space-Age Peek into Floral and Nursery Plants
Story about research developed by Collaborator Charles Krause and his fellow scientists with the Application Technology Research Unit: Wooster, OH.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

December 5 2000

ARS Researchers Develop New Markets for Jojoba
Feature about research executed by Former ARS Scientist Thomas P. Abbott and his colleagues at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

November 30 2000

Iowa Census Shows Where Milkweed Grows
Report on work obtained by Michigan State University Scientist Douglas D. Buhler and colleagues with the ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory - located at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment: Ames, IA. 

November 17 2000

Fitting Farming Practices to Minimize Water Pollution
Feature about research performed by Soil Scientist Bob Lerch and colleagues with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit: Columbia, MO.

November 8 2000

Controlling Corn Rootworms With Less Insecticide
Feature on research executed by Entomologist Robert Behle and colleagues with the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

October 13 2000

Why Do Crop Yields Vary Across a Field?
Feature on research enhanced by Former ARS Scientist Thomas S. Colvin and his colleagues with the ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory - located at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment: Ames, IA. 

September 18 2000

The NC-7 Website: A New Way to Find Woody Ornamentals
Feature that includes research examined by Former Horticulturist Mark Widrlechner, his Former Technician A. Paul Ovrom, and colleagues the Plant Introduction Research Unit: Ames, IA. 
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

September 13 2000

ARS Hall of Fame Adds Three Scientists
ARS Scientists are honored with plaques and are entered into the Hall of Fame including Former ARS Veterinary Pathologist Harley Moon, Former Chemist Virginia Holsinger, and Former Agricultural Engineer Marvin E. Jensen. Moon during his career was at from the National Laboratory for Agriculture and The Environment: Ames, IA, along with various other locations. 

September 11 2000

Heart-Healthy: Red Wine and Beans
Story that includes research from Former Geneticist and Breeder George Hosfield and colleagues at the Sugarbeet and Been Research Unit: East Lansing, MI. Hosfield is now a collaborator for the unit. Michigan State University collaborated on the research. 
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

September 1 2000

U.S. Potatoes Could Get Disease Resistance from Their Mexican Cousins
Article on research implemented by Former ARS Scientist Robert E. Hanneman with his fellow researchers from the ARS Vegetable Crops Research Unit: Madison, WI. 

August 21 2000

Scientists Discover New Species of Plant Fungi
Feature on research fulfilled by Microbiologist Kerry O'Donnell and colleagues with the Mycotoxin Prevention and Applied Microbiology Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL. Scientists with the Cereal Disease Laboratory: St. Paul, MN were collaborators, along with North Dakota State University. 
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

July 5 2000

New Procedure Analyzes Fat Structures in Foods
Feature about research progressed by Former ARS Scientist Gary L. List, Former ARS Chemist William E. Neff, and colleagues with the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit - located at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL. Researcher W. Craig Byrdwell from Florida-Atlantic University also collaborated.

July 3 2000

A New Sweetener from Ethanol Waste
Feature about research impacted by Chemist Badal Saha with the Bioenergy Research Unit, Geneticist Tim Leathers and colleagues with the Renewable Product Technology Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 28 2000

ARS Launches Animal Genetic Resource Program
Report on research conducted in part by Former ARS Scientist Larry Bacon who is a collaborator with the Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory: East Lansing, MI. Former ARS Scientist Havey Blackburn also contributed and he was from the Plant and Animal Genetic Resources Preservation Unit: Fort Collins, CO.

June 27 2000

Cropping Systems Influence Biological Weed Control
Feature about research investigated by Former ARS Microbiologist Robert Kremer and colleagues with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit: Columbia, MO. Kremer is now at the University of Missouri.

June 5 2000

Research Sheds New Light on Deadly Bacteria
Report on research contributed by Former Microbiologist Thomas A Casey, and Former Microbiologist Mark Rasmussen with colleagues from the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA.

April 19 2000

Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluid Nears Market
Article about research uncovered by Supervisory Research Chemist Terry Isbell and her colleagues with the Bio-Oils Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.

February 28 2000

Research May Spur New Markets for Onion Seed Producers
Report on research explored by Research Geneticist Michael Havey and colleagues with the Vegetable Crops Research Unit: Madison, WI.

February 22 2000

Researchers Seek New Uses for "Black Liquor"
Feature on research advanced by Former ARS Scientist Thomas P. Abbott and his colleagues at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.

February 16 2000

Research Helps Block Spread of TB in Animals
Feature on research executed by Deputy Director/Research Microbiologist Diana Whipple, Veterinary Officer Mitch Palmer, and colleagues with the Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research Unit - located at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA.
Read the Article in AgResearch Magazine!

February 9 2000

Expert on Viewing Earth’s Hydrologic Health from Space Tops ARS Award Winners
Feature that honors scientists from various areas including Laboratory Director Jerry Hatfield with the ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory - located at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment: Ames, IA.
Read the Article in AgResearch Magazine!

January 24 2000

Mapping Flood-Prone Soybean Fields
Feature on research developed by Former Plant Physiologist Tara VanToai and her colleagues with the Soil Drainage Research Unit: Columbus, OH. Ohio State University at Columbus and the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service were collaborators.

January 19 2000

Villain Insect Enlisted for Good Deeds
Feature research discovered by Former ARS Entomologists Robert Bartlelt and his colleagues with the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.

January 12 2000

Biodegradable Decoy Reduces Insecticide Use
Article on research contributed by Former ARS Scientist Michael R. McGuire with The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL. Michigan State University and the University of Massachusetts both collaborated. 
Read the Article in AgResearch Magazine!

January 7 2000

Processing Alfalfa and Soybeans - On the Spot
Feature about research obtained by Former ARS Scientist Richard G. Koegel and his colleagues with The U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison, WI. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin also collaborated.

January 4 2000

Research Sheds Light on Degreening Canola Seeds
Report about work executed by Former ARS Plant Physiologist C. John Whitmarsh and colleagues with the Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit: Urbana, IL.
Read the Article in AgResearch Magazine!