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National Program 216: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research
Strategic Vision
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The mission of National Program (NP) 216, Sustainable Agricultural Systems, is to deliver scientific solutions that improve the holistic sustainability of U.S. agricultural and food systems and to design new systems that will be sustainable well into the future. Holistic sustainability includes food and nutrition security for all people, profitability for people employed in the agricultural sector, environmental health of agricultural landscapes, and quality of life for rural populations and society.

Program Vision

Diversified agricultural systems that sustain and improve productivity, profitability, ecosystem health, and human well-being.

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