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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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 ARS continually looks for opportunities to partner with private sector businesses, other federal agencies, state and local governments, universities, and its customers. These partnerships are designed to augment research programs, expedite research results to the private sector, exchange information and knowledge, stimulate new business and economic development, enhance U.S. trade, preserve the environment, and improve the quality of life for all Americans.

Below are several links for more information concerning partnering with the USDA ARS:

USDA ARS Partnering Website:

Northern Plains Area Website:


Partnering with the SPNR Unit:

The SPNR Unit currently partners with a wide range of organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. Below are just a few of the groups with which we are currently cooperating:

  • Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • National Soil Survey Center
  • Colorado State University - Natural Resources Ecology Laboratory, College of Agriculture
  • University of Colorado - Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
  • The Ohio State University - School of Natural Resources
  • The University of Arizona - The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
  • Northern Great Plains Research Library
  • The Soil Science Society of America
  • The Soil and Water Conservation Society


Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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