Agricultural Marketing Service
About AMS Newsroom Opportunity Online Forms Help Contact Us
Search AMS
   Browse by Subject
Science and Laboratories
You are here: Home / Science and Laboratories
Science and Laboratories
Laboratory Services  
  • National Science Laboratory supports AMS programs, the USDA, other federal programs, and the agriculture sector by providing chemical, microbiological, biomolecular, and physical analyses.

  • Science Specialty Laboratories provide specialized analytical testing services to domestic and international agricultural markets including aflatoxin testing in peanuts and peanut products, testing for compliance to the USDA olive oil standard, and determination of citrus adulteration.


Data Programs  

  • Pesticide Recordkeeping Program ensures that the Federal pesticide recordkeeping regulations are being followed through compliance and educational outreach activities.


Science Programs  
  • Laboratory Approval provides certification and verification of laboratories performing analytical testing for agricultural commodities

  • Plant Variety Protection provides legal intellectual property rights protection to developers of new varieties of plants

I want to
  Find out more about Seed Testing  
  Find the Variety Naming Guidelines  
  Protect My Plant Variety  
  Test my food product  
  Learn More About the Microbiological Data Program  
  Learn More About the Pesticide Data Program  
See Also
  Science and Technology Programs Home Page  
  Environmental Protection Agency  
  Food and Drug Administration  
  Last Modified Date: 03/19/2012