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National Program 212: Soil and Air
Strategic Vision
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The ARS National Soil and Air Program has as its mission: to improve the quality of atmosphere and soil resources affected by, and having an effect on agriculture, and to understand the effects of, and prepare agriculture for, adaptation to climate change.

Program Priorities

In planning and conducting Soil and Air research, ARS will focus our efforts on several specific priorities:



Research formerly under ARS's national program for Agricultural and Industrial By-products has been consolidated with the Soil and Air program effective FY2017.