ARS continually looks for opportunities to partner with private sector businesses, other federal agencies, state and local governments, universities, and its customers. These partnerships are designed to augment research programs, expedite research results to the private sector, exchange information and knowledge, stimulate new business and economic development, enhance U.S. trade, preserve the environment, and improve the quality of life for all Americans.
Below are several links for more information concerning partnering with the USDA ARS:
USDA ARS Partnering Website: www.ars.usda.gov/Business/
Northern Plains Area Website: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Business/Business.html
Partnering with the SPNR Unit:
The SPNR Unit currently partners with a wide range of organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. Below are just a few of the groups with which we are currently cooperating: