The Tucson Location is the home for the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center (CHBRS), the Southwest Watershed Research Center (SWRC), and the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).
Partnering projects with the University of Arizona at Tucson includes shared research and graduate student internships.
For frequently asked USDA-ARS questions pertaining to:
Rural Development (520) 887-4505 - go to: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov
Animal and Plant Health (877) 770-5999– go to: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/permits
Farm Services (520) 887-4505 – go to: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/pas/