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Agricultural Research Service - ARS

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Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 302A
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.

Washington, DC 20250

202-720-3656 (Voice)
202-720-5427 (FAX)


The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the main in-house research arm of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). ARS conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and provides information access and dissemination to: ensure high-quality, safe food and other agricultural products; assess the nutritional needs of Americans; sustain a competitive agricultural economy; enhance the natural resource base and the environment; and provide economic opportunities for rural citizens, communities, and society as a whole.

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Review Date

Thu Feb 2, 2012