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What We Do

  • Improve agricultural production and the economic security of rural communities
  • Ensure the American food supply is safe and nutritious
  • Advance economic development and job creation
  • Protect the environment by reducing agricultural inputs and wastes
  • Promote interest in STEM in Central Illinois and beyond
The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research is located in Peoria, IL and is part of the Midwest Area.
The Acting Center Director is Sean Liu.
Email: sean.liu@ars.usda.gov
Phone: 309-681-6541
Fax: (309)681-6682
Office of Center Director, NCAUR
1815 N. University Street
Peoria, IL 61604