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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Animal Production and Protection
Kappes, Steven - Steve
Deputy Administrator
steven.kappes@ars.usda.gov
301-504-4700
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
GWCC 4-2108
Beltsville MD 20705

Mission:
The mission of animal production and protection national programs is to improve the health, well-being, and efficiency of livestock, poultry, and aquatic food animals to ensure a productive and safe food supply. Emphasis is placed on germplasm characterization, improvement, and conservation; understanding the mechanisms of disease resistance, and the development of tools to prevent, control, or eradicate diseases that threaten our food supply or public health; and identifying and developing sustainable systems for production of high quality meat, milk, and eggs.

  National Programs
    Animal Production and Protection
People:
Boarman, Janice
(301) 504-4764

Program Analyst
Gay, Cyril
(301) 504-4786

National Program Leader
Harper, Susan
(301) 504-6245

VETNRY MEDCL OFFCR/ANIMAL CARE & USE PROGRAM OFFICER
Kappes, Steven Steve
(301) 504-4700

Deputy Administrator
Kozlovac, Joseph
(301) 504-4734

Biological Safety Specialist
Rexroad, Caird
(301) 504-5925

National Program Leader
Last Modified: 8/27/2016
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