United States Department of Agriculture

Mission Statement
We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
Vision Statement
To expand economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production sustainability that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve and conserve our NationĂ¢??s natural resources through restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.

Contact KeyPlayer: 
Eileen Herrera E-mail: eileen.herrera@ars.usda.gov Tel.: +520 670-6380

Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology


National funding agencies