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November 28 2016

Optimizing Oats for Use as Dairy Forage
Feature on research obtained by Dairy Scientist Wayne Coblentz and colleagues with the Environmentally Integrated Dairy Management Research Unit - at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

September 2016

Decoding the Peanut
Article on research developed by Plant Geneticist Steven Cannon with the Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit: Ames, IA. Other participants of the project included Molecular Biologist Brian Scheffler with the Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Unit: Stoneville, MS; Plant Pathologist Baozhu Guo with the Crop Protection and Management Research Unit: Tifton, GA; and Noelle Barkley who is former ARS with the Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit: Tifton, GA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

August 17 2016

Extracting Heavy Metals with Vegetable Oils
Feature on research analyzed by Former Research Leader Rex Murray, Chemist Kenneth Doll, Physical Scientist Grigor Bantchev, Chemical Engineer Robert Dunn, and Physical Science Technician Kim Ascherl with the Bio-Oils Research Unit - at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

July 2016

The Genetics of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Infections
Article on research obtained by Supervisory Research Animal Scientist Eduardo Casas, and his colleagues at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

June 2016

Planting the Genes for Our Future
Article on research executed by scientists across many agency locations including Research Leader Candice Gardner with the Plant Introduction Research Unit in Ames, IA; Research Geneticist Martin Sachs and his colleagues at the Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology, and Genetics Research Unit in Urbana, IL. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

March 16 2016

Ancient Grains Make Healthful, Tasty Cookies
Feature on research performed by Former ARS Chemist and Hall of Fame Member George E. Inglett, Physical Science Technician Diejun Chen, and his colleagues with the Functional Food Research Unit - at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

February 24 2016 

Canola Beats Soybean as Protein Source for Dairy Cattle
Feature on research conducted by Former ARS Plant Physiologist Ronald Hatfield, Former ARS Dairy Scientist Glen A. Broderick, and their colleagues - at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: Madison, WI.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

February 11 2016

New Sprayer Technology Reduces Pesticide Use
Feature on research analyzed by Agricultural Engineer Heping Zhu, Former ARS Engineer Richard Derksen, Collaborator Charles Krause, and colleagues with the Application Technology Research Unit: Wooster, OH.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!