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National Programs
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field researchARS Research is organized into  National Programs. These programs serve to bring coordination, communication and empowerment to approximately 690 research projects carried out by ARS. The National Programs focus on the relevance, impact, and quality of ARS research.
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Office of Scientific Quality Review
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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
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Research Initiatives are a set of views that highlight important groupings of research.

National Agricultural Library
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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) facilitates the creation of agricultural knowledge through the acquisition, curation, and dissemination of the information needed to solve agricultural challenges today and in the future.