ARS scientists have teamed up with NASA to use satellites to monitor the water cycle on Earth, specifically "evapotranspiration" — the amount of water that enters the atmosphere through evaporation and transpiration from plants. Learn more
Did you miss the ARS Facebook event with Erin Holden, ARS Technician and medicinal herb expert, discussing the role herbs play in maintaining a healthy gut? Check out the video and Q&A's here.
ARS Featured Photo: Diets high in flavonoids may protect cognitive health! Learn more.
The Healthy Soils, Healthy Food, Healthy People initiative is a linkage between the three USDA-ARS locations. The initiative is evaluating food production systems starting with the soil and ending with the impact on human nutrition and health. Learn more.
The Asian giant hornet is a threat to honey bees in its native territory & could endanger them in the U.S. Visit the Asian Giant Hornet Central for more details.
ARS delivers scientific solutions to national and global agricultural challenges. Learn more about ARS research accomplishments in the latest ARS Annual Report on Science.