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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Harmel, Daren
Supervisory Agricultural Engineer
daren.harmel@ars.usda.gov
(254) 770-6521
USDA, ARS, SPA, GRASSLAND/SOIL/WATER RES LAB
808 EAST BLACKLAND ROAD
Temple TX 76502

Mission:
The mission of the Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory is to develop technology and solutions that increase efficient use of soil and water resources, enhance forage and crop production, and support sustainable agricultural production in healthy ecosystems. This mission is accomplished by research that: 1) enhances decision support tools for crop and forage production and watershed management, 2) develops improved soil, water, and crop management techniques, 3) develops sustainable crop, forage, and biofuel production systems, 4) increases rangeland productivity and quality, and 5) mitigates global change effects on agriculture.

Last Modified: 4/17/2014