On March 30, 2005, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries Program Director presented an award to Dr. Frederic Barrows for his accomplishments in cooperative research with the Bozeman Fish Technology Center.
TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY
APRIL 12, 2005
The USDA-ARS, University of Idaho, and the USDA-NRCS at Aberdeen, ID hosted an all day event for 21 students and their mentors. DNA extractions, greenhouse planting, making bread, and learning about our environment and bugs were a few of the experiments that they participated in. The event was a success and enjoyed by all. Thanks to the USDA-ARS EEO Committee: Rich Novy, Anne Sturbaum, Susan Bowles, Charlotte Burton, and Mike Bonman for the organization of this event.
Dr. Mike Bonman, Research Leader for ARS Aberdeen, greets Senator Larry Craig
Dr. Mike Bonman, welcomes guests to the National Small Grains Research Facility
Dr. Antoinette Betschart, Associate Administrator for the ARS outlines ARS partnership with the University of Idaho and with the Agricultural industry
Dr. Rodney Brown, Deputy Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics, describes recent accomplishments of the Aberdeen Unit
Senator Larry Craig emphasizes the vital importance of research in maintaining the competitiveness of US Agriculutre
Dr. Antoinette Betschart, Senator Larry Craig, Deputy Undersecretary Rodney Brown, Mayor Morgan Anderson, and Idaho Barley Commissioner Evan Hayes
Dr. Greg Bohach, Director of the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, comments on University -ARS partnership during the groundbreaking ceremony
Hans Hayden, Idaho Wheat Commissioner from District 5, comments on the importance of the new facility to wheat research efforts
Dr. David Hoffman, research geneticist, discusses research on molecular mapping of barley and oat with visitors to the groundbreaking ceremony
Victor Raboy, Research Geneticist, and Kelly Olson, Idaho Barley Commission Administrator, discuss barley research
Evan Hayes, Idaho Barley Commissioner from District 3, commenting on barley research efforts at ARS-Aberdeen
Advanced Genetics Laboratory Groundbreaking Ceremony
"Congratulations to John Rutger for being named the 2004 PWA Employee of the Year in the Wage Grade category. This award recognizes John's outstanding contributions to the Unit. John is the third person from the Unit to recently receive an area-wide award. Kathy Burrup was previously recognized as the PWA Location Administrative Office of the year in 2003 and Dr. Ken Overturf was awarded the Early Career Research Scientist of the Year from the PWA in 2004."