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National Program 305: Crop Production
Strategic Vision
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Mission Statement

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.

Vision Statement

Increasing cropping efficiency, productivity, quality, marketability, and protection of annual, perennial, greenhouse, and nursery crops while maintaining or enhancing worker safety and environmental quality


Research Components

  • Integrated Sustainable Crop Production Systems
  • Bees and Pollination 

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