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January 28, 2019, ARS Research Leader, Dr. Craig S. Tucker, Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit, Stoneville, MS, is co-author of the paper “Factors Driving Aquaculture Technology Adoption” that was named Best Paper of 2018 by the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. The other co-authors are Drs. Ganesh Kumar (Mississippi State University) and Dr. Carole Engle (Engle-Stone Aquatics, LLC).

Press Releases:

Pasture Management and Riparian Buffers Reduce Erosion, released June 1, 2017, by CSA News Magazine, https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/csa/articles/62/6/16?_cldee=YW1hbmRhLmFzaHdvcnRoQGFycy51c2RhLmdvdg%3d%3d&recipientid=contact-004b91c97e2bde11958b0013210e308e-35334f6fc06447bbad288f23628fd50e&esid=130d397d-284a-e711-80d3-005056a7afa5

Diverse Rotations and Poultry Litter Improves Soybean Yield, released June 1, 2017, by CSA News Magazine, https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/csa/articles/62/6/16?_cldee=YW1hbmRhLmFzaHdvcnRoQGFycy51c2RhLmdvdg%3d%3d&recipientid=contact-004b91c97e2bde11958b0013210e308e-35334f6fc06447bbad288f23628fd50e&esid=130d397d-284a-e711-80d3-005056a7afa5

Diverse rotations and poultry litter improves soybean yield, released May 15, 2017, by American Association for the Advancement for Science, https://phys.org/news/2017-05-diverse-rotations-poultry-litter-soybean.html

Diverse rotations and poultry litter improves soybean yield, released May 15, 2017, by American Society of Agronomy, https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-05/asoa-dra051117.php

Kari Hugie and her research at the Pee Dee Center was featured in an article in the Southeast Farm Press Magazine.  Kari is a Post doc, Research Geneticist at the Coastal Plains Soil, Water, and Plant Res. Center in Florence, SC, and works with Dr. Todd Campbell.  You can read the entire article at the below link

http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/historic-flood-still-lingers-over-south-carolina-cotton

Blogs:

USDA Blog: Earthworms Work Wonders for Soils https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2017/04/21/earthworms-work-wonders-soils

Outreach and Professional Activities:

 

Stakeholder Notifications:

April 27-29, 2020, ARS Research Entomologist Paul Kendra and Research Chemist Nurhayat Tabanca, of the Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, Miami, FL and support staff will participate in the 3rd Virtual Symposium of the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America.  They will have two presentations, titled “Comparison of repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback of avocado” and “TLC method for isolation of medfly attractants from tea tree oil”, both included in the Chemical Ecology Session.

 

 



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