AGRICULTURE RESEARCH SERVICE USDA (USDA-ARS) Funding Organization uri icon

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  • The job of ARS is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day, from field to table--

    • Protecting crops and livestock from pests and disease,
    • Improving the quality and safety of agricultural products,
    • Determining the best nutrition for people from infancy to old age,
    • Sustaining our soil and other natural resources,
    • Ensuring profitability for farmers and processors,
    • Keeping costs down for consumers, and
    • Providing research support to other federal agencies.