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December 20 2011

Which Wheats Make The Best Whole-Grain Cookie Doughs?
Feature on research analyzed by Former Research Leader and Plant Geneticist Edward Souza, Sharon Croskey, Physical Science Technician Amy Bugaj and colleagues with the Corn, Soybean, and What Quality Research Unit: Wooster, OH.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

December 13 2011

Findings on Biochar, Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Ethylene
Article on research conducted by scientists at varying locations throughout the agency including Soil Scientist Kurt Spokas and Research Leader John Baker with the Soil and Water Management Research Unit: St. Paul, MN; Research Leader Karamat Sistani, Hydrologist Carl Bolster, and their colleagues with the Animal Waste Management Research Unit - located at the Food Animal Environmental Systems Research: Bowling Green, KY
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

November 1 2011

Teaming Up To Create A Successful Forage Grass
Feature on research contributed by Soil Scientist Doug Karlen from the National Laboratory for Agriculture and The Environment: Ames, IA; Geneticist Michael Casler and colleagues with the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

September 2011

Peering at Genes To Detect Origin of Cattle Diseases
Feature on research analyzed by Supervisory Research Animal Scientist Eduardo Casas, and his colleagues at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

October 26 2011

Updated Plant Genebank System Available Soon
Feature on research executed by IT Specialist Pete Cyr and his colleagues with the Plant Introduction Research Unit: Ames, IA.

August 25 2011

Making Tomorrow's Bioenergy Yeasts Strong
Article on research progressed by Molecular Biologist Zonglin Lewis Liu, and colleagues with the Bioenergy Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

August 22 2011

Breeding Ozone-Tolerant Crops
Feature on research performed by Former Research Leader and Geneticist Randy Nelson with the Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology, and Genetics Research Unit; and Molecular Biologist Lisa Ainsworth with the Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit: Urbana, IL.

August 18 2011

A Quick Way To Grade Grasses For Ethanol Yields
Feature on research executed by Ken VogalRob Mitchell, and Steve Masterson located in NB; Hans Jung at St. Paul, MN; Chemical Engineer Bruce Dien at Peoria, IL; and Geneticist Michael Casler at Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

August 16 2011

Flower Power Puts a Hurt on Caterpillars
Feature on experiments and research by Molecular Biologist Eric Johnson and his colleagues with the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

August 2 2011

Versatile Compound Examined in Crops
Article on research obtained by Entomologist Patrick Dowd, Chemist Mark Berhow, and Molecular Biologist Eric Johnson, and their colleagues with the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

July 28 2010

Researchers Tap Yeasts as Source of "Green" Surfactants
Feature on experiments and research by Former Microbiologist Cletus Kurtzman and his team with the Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens and Mycology Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 10 2011

USDA-Led Consortium Sequences Genome of Key Wheat Pathogen
Feature on research explored by Plant Pathologist Stephen Goodwin with the Crop Production and Pest Control Research Unit: West Lafayette, IN.

June 13 2011

New Research Facility Will Help Safeguard The Supply of Global Wheat Crops
Feature on research conducted by Scientists that are with the Cereal Disease Laboratory: St. Paul, MN.

May 9 2011

USDA Researchers, Collaborators Sequence Genomes of Fungi That Threaten Wheat, Poplars 
Feature on research implemented by Geneticist Les Szabo and other scientists with the Cereal Disease Laboratory: St. Paul, MN.

March 15 2011

Dairy Farmer Finds Unusual Forage Grass
Feature on research analyzed by Geneticist Michael Casler and his colleagues with the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

January 26 2011

Tracking the Itinerary of an Unwelcome Visitor
Feature on research evaluated by Former Meteorologist John Westbrook, Former Palynologist Gretchen Jones located in Texas, and Thomas Sappington with the agency's Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

January 12 2011

Natural Tick Control Tested
Article on research advanced by Entomologist Kirby Stafford from Connecticut and Bob Behle with the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!