Strategic Vision for NP 305
Develop and transfer sound, science-based information and technologies for productive and profitable food, fiber, and floral/ornamental crop production systems that meet consumer demands for high quality, affordable products, grower needs for a stable income and competitiveness in the global marketplace, worker needs for a safe working environment, and the public’s desire for maintaining or improving environmental quality.
Program Vision and Relevance:
The ARS Crop Production Program conducts research to increase cropping efficiency, productivity, quality, marketability, and protection of annual, perennial, greenhouse, and nursery crops while maintaining or enhancing worker safety and environmental quality.
- Component 1: Integrated Sustainable Crop Production Systems
- Component 2: Bees and Pollination