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ARS Research Timeline Expanded, UpdatedBy Linda McElreath
October 26, 2001
For nearly a century before the Agricultural Research Service was established in 1953, U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists were hard at work. ARS "Research Timeline" is a World Wide Web compendium of USDA scientific and other achievements since 1862.
Just added are feature stories on key research accomplishments, significant scientific results from the year 2000, and dozens of additional photographs.
View this chronological history at:
Initially, the web timeline duplicated the printed version that appeared in the December 1999 issue of Agricultural Research, the monthly magazine published by ARS. The newest expansion adds 22 features linked to individual timeline entries:
20th century insect control
The timeline will continue to be updated with new items.