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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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You are entering the North Atlantic Area (NAA), a region of weathered mountains, rolling hills, lakes, rivers, and cities. We have research locations and worksites in seven states in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States: Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia.

Researchers here are helping to improve agriculture in many ways. continued below...

Link to University Park, PA LocationKlingerstown, PA, worksite, linked to University Park, PA locationLink to Boston, MA locationLink to Newark, DE locationLink to the North Atlantic AreaDover, DE, worksite-Link to ERRC Microbial Food SafetyDover, DE, worksite-Link to ERRC Microbial Food SafetyWyndmoor, PA LocationLink to Kearneysville, WV, LocationLink to Beaver, WV, LocationLink to Leetown, WV, LocationLink to Franklin, ME, LocationLink to Orono, ME, LocationLink to Geneva, NY, LocationLink to Ithaca, NY, LocationPrattsburg, NY, worksite-Link to Ithaca, NY, LocationLink to Orient Point, NY, LocationLink to Frederick, MD, LocationPresque Isle, ME, worksite-Link to Franklin, ME, Location

Research projects are concerned with issues in fish production and nutrition, human nutrition and aging, fruits and berries, vegetables, textiles, dairy products, leather, and more. Safety, production efficiency and sufficiency, quality, nutritional value, and economic value are some of the impacts of our research.

Our scientists have helped develop: milk additives for those who are lactose-intolerant, new varieties of apples, blueberries and raspberries, low-fat cheeses and dairy treats and new methods of color-fast textile dyeing. Many of our accomplishments have been behind the scenes in the area of food safety research.

To explore the North Atlantic Area Office by functional sections, please click here.

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For a brief exploration of Wyndmoor and vicinity, click here.

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