As the 21st century unfolds, agriculture will face a series of challenges - in the United States and globally - in providing sufficient food, fiber, and fuel to support a growing global population while our natural resources, environmental health, and available arable land decline and climate changes. To read the the full version of this Abstract, please click here for the pdf.Shared Research Strategy
2012 Request for Information (RFI) (pdf)
2011 Request for Information (RFI) (pdf)
RFI Responses & Executive Summaries for the Ten Initial Sites (pdfs):
ARS Site Contact Information (pdf)
"Dense Gauge Network Confirms Improvement in TRMM Radar Rainfall Intensity Estimates"
Organizations currently collaborating with one or more Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) network sites (pdf)
Current LTAR Sites by Farm Source Regions