As a world-leading scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has a mission to: Conduct research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and provide 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.
ARS’ Southern Plains Area is a region comprising the four states of
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