USDA-ARS(United States Department of Agriculture- Agricultural Research Service)United States United States

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The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Our job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day, from field to table. Here are a few numbers to illustrate the scope of our organization:
800 research projects within 18 National Programs
2,200 scientists and post docs
6,200 other employees
90+ research locations, including overseas laboratories
$1.1 billion fiscal year budget