At the ARS Annual Recognition Program on June
8, 2010, held in Beltsville, Maryland soil scientist Donald L. Suarez was
honored as the ARS Distinguished Senior Research Scientist of the Year for
2009. Suarez heads the U.S. Salinity Laboratory in Riverside.
The award for Early Career Research Scientist
of the Year was presented to Michael Looper, an animal scientist in the ARS
Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center, Booneville, Ark.
In the two videos below (approximately 6
minutes each), Drs. Suarez and Looper describe their work.