Here at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), we're wired for sharing our science with you. Check out our feature areas below to learn more about how our research affects the lives of every American, from farm to table. Follow us on your favorite social media app. Listen to our Science in Your Shopping Cart podcast, and check out our latest inventions and discoveries on our Youtube channel. Peruse through our vast image gallery, and download a cool image. Stay wired with ARS!
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Image Gallery and Downloads - Love nature images? Need a science picture for a school project? Looking for a unique photo to spark a conversation? ARS's Image Gallery features over 6,500 high-quality digital photographs, all free for you to view and download.
Podcast: Science in Your Shopping Cart - Each year, ARS scientists develop new varieties of fruits, vegetables, and other products that provide consumers with improved convenience, longer shelf life, better nutrition, new flavors, and sometimes even a whole new idea that no one has brought to consumers before. Check out our new "Science in Your Shopping Cart" podcast series to learn which ARS research products may be sitting in your shopping cart.
YouTube Channel- ARS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief in-house scientific research agency. ARS scientists discover and develop real-world solutions to America's agricultural challenges. Our Youtube channel includes videos that feature how we're resolving major agricultural issues, creating innovative technologies, and making discoveries that will greatly impact our farms, foods, and future.
Scientific Discoveries - Each year, ARS laboratories release new discoveries, inventions and technological breakthroughs. This research plays a vital role in developing scientific information and technologies to improve agricultural food production. The Scientific Discoveries site features examples of scientific endeavors that have the potential to enhance, and possibly even change, our lives.
Down on the Farm – These monthly articles feature new discoveries, inventions and technological breakthroughs that have the potential to enhance enhance productivity for farmers, ranchers and producers.
Facebook Live Events - ARS scientists are a highly valued resource, not only for farmers, ranchers, and suppliers, but to citizens as well. In 2020, we began holding FB Live events that focus on topics of consumer interest, such as soil health in your garden and beekeeping. Check out our first two FB Live Events, including the Q&As, and follow us on Facebook for notices on the next FB Live Event coming soon.
ARS@Work - ARS scientists, researchers, and support staff across the country continue to work through this challenging time, because our research is essential to the health and well-being of all Americans. Visit our ARS@Work feature page to see what research projects we're continuing in your area.