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Mission

The mission of our Laboratory is to develop technology and solutions that increase efficient use of soil and water resources, enhance forage and crop production, and support sustainable agricultural production in healthy ecosystems. This mission is accomplished by research to: - enhance decision support tools for crop and forage production and watershed management - develop improved soil, water, and crop management techniques - develop sustainable crop, forage, and biofuel production systems - increase rangeland productivity and quality - mitigate global change effects on agriculture.
The Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory is located in Temple, TX and is part of the PLAINS AREA.
The Research Leader is Douglas Smith.
Email: douglas.r.smith@usda.gov
Phone: (254)770-6500
Fax: (254)770-6561
USDA, ARS, PA, GRASSLAND/SOIL/WATER RES LAB
808 EAST BLACKLAND ROAD
Temple, TX 76502