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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

The Mid South Area is one of eight research areas within ARS. We have over 825 full-time personnel, including 224 scientist and engineers, working at 13 research locations and worksites in the Mid South Area states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as Arizona and Arkansas.

All major agricultural commodities of the mid-south United States are researched by Mid South Area scientists including cotton, corn, soybean, rice, sugarcane, poultry and catfish, as well as small fruits such as blueberries and strawberries.

The Mid South Area Office is headquartered in Stoneville, MS as part of the Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center. 

                         Area Director’s Office  

                         Mid South Area WBSC Contacts




Last Modified: 12/3/2013
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