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National Program 306: Product Quality and New Uses
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Current Action Plan 2020-2024

ARS National Program 306 (NP 306), Product Quality and New Uses, including biorefining, has the goal of enhancing economic viability and competitiveness of U.S. agriculture by improving quality and marketability of harvested foods and agricultural feedstocks to meet consumer needs, develop environmentally friendly and efficient processing concepts, and expand domestic and global market opportunities in biorefining in association with the bioeconomy.

To view the 2020-2024 full Action Plan Click Here. 

 

 

Previous Action Plan 2015-2019

The goal of the ARS National Program 306 (NP 306), Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products, is to enhance economic viability and competitiveness of U.S. agriculture by improving quality and marketability of harvested agricultural commodities to meet consumer needs, develop environmentally friendly, efficient processing concepts, and expand domestic and global market opportunities by developing value-added food and non-food technologies and products, and bioconversion-based products in association with biorefining.

To view the 2015-2019 full Action Plan Click Here