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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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University Park, Pennsylvania
Kleinman, Peter
Soil Scientist
peter.kleinman@ars.usda.gov
814-865-3184
USDA-ARS-PSWMRU
CURTIN ROAD, BUILDING 3702
University ParkPA16802

Mission:
Our mission is to support environmentally and economically sustainable farming in the northeastern U.S. by improving agroecosystem management. Major research efforts include: 1. Developing fundamental information for establishing, maintaining, and managing diverse forage and grazing lands, recognizing ecosystem services beyond the traditional forage, food, and fiber production to include emerging services such as carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas mitigation, and bioenergy production. 2. Developing fundamental information linking agricultural management with water quality and developing management practices and strategies that balance production and agroecological services. 3. Using experimental measurements, model development, and whole farm simulation to evaluate system interactions and improve farm management effects on air, soil, and water quality.

  Northeast Area
    University Park, Pennsylvania
Location Support Staff
Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research
Last Modified: 8/27/2016
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