2016 Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship awarded to Jim Tumlinson
August 21, 2015
This Lectureship was established in 1981 by ARS to honor the memory of Sterling B. Hendricks and to recognize scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical science of agriculture. Hendricks contributed to many diverse scientific disciplines, including soil science, mineralogy, agronomy, plant physiology, geology, and chemistry. He is most frequently remembered for discovering phytochrome, the light-activated molecule that regulates many plant processes.
Julia Fine receives the Agrochemical Education Award for Student Travel
August 21, 2015
The AGRO Division has established an endowment fund in collaboration with Bayer CropScience that is used to promote an understanding of the role of chemistry in agriculture. To address this goal, awards are made through the Division’s Education Committee.
Don't Worry, Honey, The Other Bees Have Your Back
August 14, 2015
If you want to hang out with a bunch of bees, you'd better be prepared for a little pain. Mario Padilla, a honeybee researcher at Penn State University, can usually tell when his hives are getting agitated. But he's already been stung three times today. And he's about to get it again.
Student Research Spotlight - Yuhao Huang
August 12, 2015
This is the 13th and final short news article written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Student Research Spotlight - Shelley Whitehead
August 6, 2015
This is the 12th of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.