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Welcome to AgLab 

The Future of Science Starts Here

What's New

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It's Podcast Tuesday! ARS researchers are working with fish farmers to increase fish yields and size of fish reared in aquifers.
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One of the great challenges to sustainability today is plastics. Find out what solutions ARS offers to this challenge.

New Video Series: Cooking with Science

 

cooking with science 

Ready to get cooking with science? We are proud to present a new cooking series that blends culinary dishes with food science. Check out our new cooking videos featuring peppers, potatoes, and strawberries. They are as delicious as they are interesting!

Take a Look

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Click the map to start exploring!

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Be an Ag Scientist

Learn about our young, brilliant scientists, and how to join the ARS team!

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Cool Mobile Apps

Find out what type of soil is in your backyard, or what climate zone you live in for planting

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Educational Resources

Check out our factsheets and science projects which can be printed out for use at school or at home.

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Image Library

Like cool photos? Check out our photo gallery where you'll find a few of our favorite things!

Spotted lanternfly winged adult and 4th instar nymphs.
"Luring" Videos

Fighting pests, making environmental advances, creating new foods, we do it all at ARS.

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Nutrition Corner

Get answers to nutrition questions, discover new tools, try new recipes and more.

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Podcast Central

Check out our new podcast series to learn which ARS research products may be sitting in your shopping cart.

Growing Food in Space