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National Programs

ARS Research is organized into National Programs. The National Programs serve to bring coordination, communication and empowerment to approximately 690 research projects carried out by ARS. National Programs focus on the relevance, impact, and quality of ARS research.

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Office of Scientific Quality Review

To ensure that we do the best possible and most relevant research, we subject projects to rigorous review before, during, and after we carry them out. Learn more about our Office of Scientific Quality Review (OSQR).


Research Initiatives are a set of views that highlight important groupings of research.