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2012 Events

Bozeman, Montana
PWA Senior Research Scientist of the Year Award - 2012

May 18, 2012

Dr. Frederic T. Barrows, Research Physiologist

"For propelling ARS to global prominence in sustainable aquaculture feeds research through his dynamic leadership, technical expertise, and vision."

2011 Events

Bozeman, Montana

Promising Alternative Aquafeed Protein Sources

November 16, 2011

Rick Barrows and colleagues make aquafeed breakthrough

Barley, corn, and algae are now serious contenders in the search to find alternative aquafeeds for fish farmers.

Aberdeen, Idaho
Stem Rust-resistant Wheat Landraces Identified

October 28, 2011

A milestone for Dr. Mike Bonman and his colleagues

After screening over 3000 wheat varieties, they identified those resistant to wheat stem rust. Ongoing research will determine the final results.

Aberdeen, Idaho
Potato Research

September 23, 2011

Special recognition to Rich Novy

for successfully incorporating wild potato germplasm into cultivated potatoes to increase resistance to wireworms (see September 19th news article below).

Aberdeen, Idaho
Herbert L. Rothbart Outstanding Early Career Research Scientist

August 23, 2011

Congratulations to Eric W. Jackson!

???For revitalizing oat genomics research in the North America through exceptional scientific creativity and partnerships.???

Hagerman, Idaho
FLC Far West Region award

July 26, 2011

Congratulations Rick Barrows and Ken Overturf!

Recognition for their outstanding work in developing new trout germplasm for the industry in the Hagerman valley (see link from September 19th below).

Aberdeen, Idaho
University of Idaho R & E Center Celebrates Centennial

July 21, 2011*

Agricultural Research Center - Beltsville, MD.
Technology Transfer Award

June 15, 2011

Awards Ceremony

Rich Novy and Jonathan Whitworth accept from Area Office and Headquarters administrators a USDA-ARS Technology Transfer Award for ???Outstanding Efforts??? in Technology Transfer for: The development and transfer of new potato varieties in the Pacific Northwest, 2010


*Goes to a non-federal site

ARS News Articles

The Agricultural Research Service is Breeding a Better Potato for a Better Potato Chip
Mar 08, 2023
USDA's Agricultural Research Service Honors Scientists of the Year
Sep 12, 2017
New Nut-based Feed Satisfies Trout's Protein Requirements
Oct 12, 2016
Process Turns Barley into High-protein Fish Food
Jul 14, 2014
USDA's Agricultural Research Service Announces Scientist of the Year and Other Awards
Jun 11, 2013
Stem Rust-resistant Wheat Landraces Identified
Oct 24, 2011
Alternative Fish Feeds Use Less Fishmeal and Fish Oils
Oct 13, 2010
ARS Scientists Seek Blight-Resistant Spuds
Jun 03, 2010
Barley Protein Concentrate Could Replace Fishmeal in Aquaculture Feeds
Feb 05, 2010
Village Wheats May Fend Off Stem Rust
Nov 27, 2007
Spud Soars to Top Five in Idaho
Jan 18, 2007