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December 2017

Orchard Management Technology
Report on innovative research contributed by scientists across different locations throughout the agency led by Agricultural Engineer Heping Zhu - his team included Former ARS Engineer Richard Derksen, Research Entomologist Michael Reding, Collaborator Charles Krause, Entomologist Christopher Ranger and colleagues with the Application Technology Research Unit: Wooster, OH; and Agricultural Engineer Renfu Lu who is with the Sugarbeet and Bean Research Unit: East Lansing, MI. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

November 2017

Forum: Battling Animal Influenza Viruses
Report on innovative research contributed by scientists across different locations throughout the agency including the National Animal Disease Center located in Ames, IA; and the U.S. National Poultry Research Center in Athens, GA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

November 2017

An Eye on Animal Influenza and Public Health
Feature on research analyzed by Veterinary Medical Officer Amy Vincent and her colleagues with the Virus and Prion Research Unit at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA. Vincent worked with Research Leader David Suarez who is with the Exotic & Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research Unit - located at the U.S. National Poultry Research Center: Athens, GA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

November 2017

Monitoring Swine Health
Feature on research executed by Veterinary Medical Officer Amy Vincent, Microbiologist Eugenio Abente, and Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer Kelly Lager with the Virus and Prion Research Unit at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

September 2017

Genetics Helps Wheat Fight Hessian Fly
Article on research implemented by Molecular Biologist Dr. Christie Williams and her colleagues at the Crop Production and Pest Control Research Unit: West Lafayette, IN. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

August 30 2017

Salmonella Vaccine Reduces Animal Disease and Foodborne Illness
Feature on research impacted by Microbiologists Shawn Bearson and Brad Bearson with ARS Food Safety and Enteric Pathogens Research Unit and the Agroecosystems Management Research Unit at the National Animal Disease Center: Ames, IA.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

June 12 2017

Pig Pens: A Look at Mirrors and Mats
Article on research advanced by Animal Scientist Jeremy Marchant-Forde and his colleagues with the Livestock Behavior Research Unit: West Lafayette, IN.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!

May 2017

Red Clover: Antibiotic Alternative for Cattle
Feature on research performed by Scientists including Microbiologist Michael Flythe and Animal Scientist Glen Aiken at the Forage-Animal Production Research Unit: Lexington, KY. This article is from AgResearch Magazine.

April 20 2017

ARS Announces New Scientific Impact Video Series
Feature on a debut video series highlighting critical scientific advances that occurred because of ARS Research. The first YouTube Video highlights ARS large-scale production of penicillin at the National Center of Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.

April 10 2017

Making Products More Biodegradable with Starch
Feature on research performed by Chemists George Fanta and Gordon Selling, along with Colleagues with the Plant Polymer Research Unit, at the National Center of Agricultural Utilization Research: Peoria, IL.
Read the Article on AgResearch Magazine!