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.
Farmers every year must decide whether to till their fields in the conventional manner or prepare the soil using no-till methods. According to ARS research ecologist Steven Mirsky there are economic and environmental considerations for farmers to keep in mind when making their decision. Learn more
ARS Featured Photo: Making the most out of water, a natural resource that is becoming ever more precious. 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.
The ARS Office of Technology Transfer has released the FY 2020 Technology Transfer Annual Reports for USDA and ARS. View the reports.