This web site was copied prior to January 20, 2005. It is now a Federal record managed by the National Archives and Records Administration. External links, forms, and search boxes may not function within this collection. Learn more.   [hide]
Skip Navigation United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
Agricultural Research Service
Advanced  Browse  Help
 About Us   Research   Products & Services   People & Places   News & Events   Partnering   Careers 
Printer FriendlyPrinter Friendly     Email this pageEmail this page
Research Home
National Programs
International Programs
Research Projects
Scientific Quality Review
Research Themes
    Research >

National Programs—Each research project is part of one or more of our 22 National Research Programs.

Research Projects—We conduct 1,200 research projects to solve problems in crop and livestock production and protection, human nutrition, and the interaction of agriculture and the environment.

International Programs—Though they fall under the national programs, some of our projects are carried out overseas.

Scientific Quality Review— To ensure that we do the best possible and most relevant research, we subject projects to rigorous review before, during, and after we carry them out.

Research Themes—A set of views that highlight important groupings of research that are not included in the main navigation.

Latest News
Fungus Provides Varroa Mite Relief for Bees
A One-Time Plowing May Not Hurt Carbon Credits
Scientists "Smear" Pests With Mustard

Plans & Reports
 USDA Research, Education, and Economics Task Force Report
 Moisture in Cotton Bales
 Annual Performance Report
 Big Picture of ARS Research
 Strategic Plan
Related Links
 Manuscripts (TekTran)
 Publications for Sale by GPO
 Publications for Sale from National Technical Information Service
  See Also: Federal Depository Libraries
 Hall of Fame