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National Program 216-- Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research

Action Plan for 2023-2027


This new action plan for NP216 was developed based on stakeholder input received from about 150 people during 12 listening sessions in April and May of 2022. Stakeholders included farmers and ranchers, university collaborators, other government agencies, conservation organizations, and private sector partners with sustainability goals. A special effort was made to reach out to minority farmers and ranchers, organizations from underserved communities, and minority-serving educational institutions during these sessions.


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Action Plan 2023-2027 (pdf)


Previous Action Plan:  

Action Plan 2018-2022 (pdf)