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November 14 2014

Boosting Butanol's Role in the Biofuel World
Feature on research advanced by Chemical Engineer Nasib Qureshi, and Chemist Badal Saha with the Bioenergy Research Unit - at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

November 2014

Assessing the Risks of HoBi-Like Viruses in Cattle
Article on research conducted by former ARS Microbiologist Julia Ridpath and her colleagues with the Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research Unit - at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine. 

October 14 2014

Studies Steadily Advance Cellulosic Ethanol Prospects
Feature on research obtained by Chemical Engineer Bruce Dien, Chemist Michael Bowman, and Molecular Biologist Ronald Hector with the Bioenergy Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

August 18 2014

Test Alteration Simplifies Diagnosis of Poultry Diseases
Feature on research analyzed by former Research Leader Aly Fadly with the Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory: East Lansing, MI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

August 7 2014

New Switchgrass Variety Promises More Biofuel at Lower Cost
Feature on research contributed by Retired Geneticist Ken Vogel, Agronomist Rob Mitchell, Molecular Biologist Gautam Sarath with the Grain, Forage, and Bioenergy Research Unit in Lincoln, NE; and Geneticist Michael Casler and his colleagues with the Dairy Forage Research Unit - located at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

July 21 2014

Pelting Weeds With Particles Instead of Spraying Them with Herbicides
Feature on research aquired by Agronomist Frank Forcella and collaborators with the Soil Management Research Unit - located in The North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory: Morris, MN.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 30 2014

Nanoparticle-Based Coating Helps Stop Water From Beading
Feature on research executed by Chemist Sanghoon Kim, Chemist Atanu Biswas with the Plant Polymer Research Unit; and Kervin Evans with the Renewable Product Technology Research Unit - located in The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 16 2014

Using Tree Tannins to Target Manure Odor
Article on research examined by Microbiologist Terry Whitehead, and former ARS Microbiologist Mike Cotta with the Bioenergy Research Unit - located at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 2 2014

New Method Distinguishes Yellow Perch Females From Males
Feature on research by Physiologist Brian Shepherd and his colleagues with the Dairy Forage Research Unit - located at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

April 28 2014

A Closer Look at Links Between Fertilizers and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Feature on research evaluated by Soil Scientist Rodney Venterea and colleagues with the Soil and Water Management Research Unit: St. Paul, MN.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

April 7 2014

Looking to Wheat's Wild Ancestors to Combat an Evolving Threat
Feature on research performed by Plant Pathologist Matthew Rouse and Plant Pathologist Yue Jin with the Cereal Disease Research Laboratory: St. Paul, MN.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

April 3 2014

Scientists Develop New Way to Make Food Ingredients From Rice Bran Oil
Article on research fulfilled by Former ARS Chemist Erica L. Bakota and teammates Chemist Michael J BowmanHong-Sik Hwang, Sean LiuDeb Palmquist, and Jill Winkler-Moser at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

March 27 2014

A New Probiotic Improves Pig Health, Reduces Manure Output
Feature on research acquired by Former ARS Microbiologist Cherie Ziemer and Animal Scientist Brian Kerr with The Agroecosystems Management Research Unit - located in The National Laboratory for Agriculture and The Environment: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

March 10 2014

Coated Seeds Could Encourage an Early Start for Spring Planning
Feature on research developed by Plant Physiologist Russ Gesch with the Soil Management Research Unit: Morris, MN.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

January 21 2014

Researchers Study Hydromulches with Guar Gum Substitutes
Feature on research obtained by Plant Physiologist Steven Vaughn with the Functional Foods Research Unit - located at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!