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September 2012

Biofuel Prospects With Prairie Perennials
Feature on research analyzed by numerous scientists including Geneticist Michael Casler with the Dairy Forage Research Unit - located at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI; Veterinary Medical Officers Mitchell Palmer with the Infectious Bacterial Diseases Research Unit - located at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA; Chemical Engineer Bruce Dien and colleagues with the Bioenergy Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

October 2012

ARS Scientists Tee Up To Tackle Golf Course Pesticide Runoff
Feature on research executed by Chemist Pam Rice and her colleagues with the Soil and Water Management Research Unit: St. Paul, MN. The University of Minnesota collaborated on the research. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

October 15 2012

Gene Suppression Can Reduce Cold-Induced Sweetening in Potatoes
Feature on research developed by Molecular Biologist Paul Bethke, Geneticist Shelley Jansky, and Science Research Technician Andy Hamernik with the Vegetable Crops Research Unit: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

July 23 2012

Focusing on Flood-Tolerant Soybeans
Feature on research conducted by Former Plant Physiologist Tara VanToai who was with the Soil Drainage Research Unit: Columbus, OH.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 18 2012

Treating Mastitis in Dairy Cattle With Vitamin D
Feature on research executed by Molecular Biologist John Lippolis and colleagues with the Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research Unit - Located at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine! 

May 2012

Strategies That Work - Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Health
Feature on research contributed by many scientists across ARS including Molecular Biologist John Lippolis and his colleagues with the Periparturient Diseases of Cattle Research Unit - located at The National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine. 

February 28 2012

Prairie Restoration Also Helps Restore Water Quality
Article about research contributed by Soil Scientist Mark Tomer and Soil Scientist Cynthia Cambardella with the Agroecosystems Management Research Unit - located at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

February 16 2012

Wood Chips Help Curb Nitrate Leaching
Feature on research obtained by Microbiologist Tom Moorman and his team including Soil Scientist Dan Jaynes, Former Technician Colin Greenan, Plant Physiologist Tom Kaspar, and Microbiologist Timothy Parkin with the Agroecosystems Management Research Unit - located in The National Laboratory for Agriculture and The Environment: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

January 30 2012

Vaccine Protects Against Leptospirosis
Feature on research collected by Retired Microbiologist Richard Zuerner, Veterinary Medical Officer David Alt, and their colleagues including Veterinary Medical Officer Mitchell Palmer, Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer Steve Olson, and Microbiologist Tyler Thacker with the Infectious Bacterial Diseases Research Unit - located at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

January 12 2012

Comparing Energy Conversion of Plants and Solar Cells
Feature on research analyzed by Former Research Leader Donald Ort and his team with the Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit: Urbana, IL.