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USDA's Agricultural Research Service recently inducted three of its scientists into the agency's Science Hall of Fame for research accomplishments that include improving rice varieties.

USDA's Agricultural Research Service recently inducted three of its scientists into the agency's Science Hall of Fame for research accomplishments that include improving rice varieties (Neil Rutger, director of the Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Ark.); increasing crop productivity in arid climates (B.A. Stewart, director of the ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory in Bushland, Texas); and enhancing human and bovine health by focusing on safeguards to dairy cattle and milk (Max Paape, a researcher with the ARS Bovine Functional Genomics Laboratory in Beltsville, Md.).
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