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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: ARS Timeline...144 Years of Ag Research

Feature stories about ARS research

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History of Research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Research Service
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photo of plant exploration notebooks

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This timeline lists a myriad of individual discoveries covering more than a century. But these snippets don't give a real sense of the accomplishments they represent.

To read some--but certainly not all--of the most interesting and important stories in USDA and ARS research history, visit the links below.

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Feature Stories

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ARS Links


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Send comments or questions about this historical timeline to Sean Adams.


Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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