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Links in the chart below point to the Information Staff contacts for specific ARS locations and research units.

 

Midwest Area

Illinois | Iowa | Indiana | Kentucky | Michigan | Minnesota | Missouri | Ohio | Wisconsin

Northeast Area

Connecticut | Delaware | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | Vermont | West Virginia | Washington, D.C.

Plains Area

Colorado | Kansas | Montana | Nebraska | New Mexico| North Dakota | Oklahoma | South Dakota | Texas | Wyoming

   

Pacific West Area

Alaska | Arizona | California | Hawaii | Idaho| Nevada | Oregon | Utah | Washington

Southeast Area

Florida | Georgia | North Carolina | Puerto Rico | South Carolina | Virginia | U.S. Virgin Islands | Louisiana | Mississippi | Alabama | Arkansas | Tennessee

 

 

International Locations

Argentina | Australia | China | France | Panama


 

   

 


Midwest Area

 

Illinois

Peoria

National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research

   

Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens and Mycology

Jan Suszkiw 

   

Bioenergy Research Unit

Marcia Wood 

   

Bio-Oils Research Unit

Marcia Wood

   

Crop Bioprotection Research Unit

Jan Suszkiw 

   

Functional Foods Research Unit

Sandra Avant

   

Plant Polymer Research Unit

Sandra Avant

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Renewable Products Technology Research Unit

Marcia Wood

       
  Urbana

Global Climate Change and Photosynthesis Research

Sharon Durham

   

Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology, and Genetics Research

Sharon Durham

       

Indiana

West Lafayette

Crop Production and Pest Control Research

Sharon Durham

   

Livestock Behavioral Research

Sandra Avant

   

National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory

Marcia Wood

       

Iowa

Ames

Plant Introduction Research Station

Jan Suszkiw

   

Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

National Animal Disease Center

 
   

Food Safety and Enteric Pathogens Research Unit

Sharon Durham

   

Infectious Bacterial Diseases Research Unit

Sandra Avant

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Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research Unit

Sharon Durham

   

Virus and Prion Diseases Research Unit

Sandra Avant

   
   

National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment

   

Soil, Water, and Air Resources Research Unit

Rosalie Bliss

   

Agroecosystems Management Research Unit

Rosalie Bliss

       

Michigan

East Lansing

Avian Disease and Oncology Research

Sandra Avant

   

Sugarbeet and Bean Research

Marcia Wood 

Minnesota

Morris

Soil Management Research

Jan Suszkiw 

       

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St. Paul

Cereal Disease Research

Sandra Avant

   

Plant Science Research

Dennis O'Brien 

   

Soil and Water Management Research

Rosalie Bliss

       

Missouri

Columbia

Biological Control of Insects Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research

Sandra Avant

   

Plant Genetics Research

Jan Suszkiw

       

Ohio

Columbus

Soil Drainage Research

Marcia Wood

       
       

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Wooster

Application Technology Research

Sharon Durham

   

Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Quality Research Unit

Sharon Durham 

   

 

Wisconsin

Madison

Cereal Crops Research

Marcia Wood 

   

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center

Marcia Wood 

   

Vegetable Crops Research

Marcia Wood 

   

 


Northeast Area

 

Delaware

Newark

Beneficial Insects Introduction Research

Sharon Durham

       

Massachusetts

Boston

Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

Rosalie Bliss

       
       

Washington, D.C.

 

U.S. National Arboretum

   

Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit

Sharon Durham

   

Gardens Unit

Sharon Durham

       
Maryland Beltsville National Agricultural Library Kim Kaplan
       

 

Beltsville

Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

 

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Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center

 

 

Diet, Genomics and Immunology Laboratory

Jan Suszkiw

   

Food Components and Health Laboratory

Dennis O'Brien

   

Food Composition and Methods Development Laboratory

Sandra Avant

   

Food Intake and Energy Regulation Laboratory

Rosalie Bliss

   

Food Surveys Research Group

Rosalie Bliss

   

Nutrient Data Laboratory

Rosalie Bliss

       

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Animal and Natural Resources Institute

   

Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory

Marcia Wood

   

Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory

Marcia Wood

   

Environmental Management and Byproduct Utilization Laboratory

Rosalie Bliss 

   

Animal Parasitic Diseases

Rosalie Bliss

   

Bovine Functional Genomics Laboratory

Sandra Avant

   

Environmental Microbial Safety Laboratory

Rosalie Bliss

   

Food Safety Laboratory

Rosalie Bliss

   

Hydrology and Remote Sensing

Marcia Wood

   

Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory


Dennis O'Brien 

       
   

Plant Sciences Institute

   

Bee Laboratory

Kim Kaplan

   

Crops Systems and Global Change

Sharon Durham

   

Genetic Improvement for Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory (includes Chatsworth, N.J.)

Sharon Durham

   

Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory

Marcia Wood

   

Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory

Jan Suszkiw

   

National Germplasm Resources Laboratory

Rosalie Bliss

   

Nematology Laboratory

Jan Suszkiw 

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Food Quality Laboratory

Sharon Durham 

   

Soybean Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

Dennis O'Brien

   

Sustainable Perennial Crops

Marcia Wood

   

Systematic Mycology & Microbiology Lab.

Sharon Durham 

   

Systematic Entomology Laboratory

Jan Suszkiw

       

 

Chestertown (part of Auburn)

Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory

Sandra Avant

Frederick

Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research

Jan Suszkiw

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Princess Anne (part of ERRC)

Poultry Food Safety Research

Sandra Avant

       

Maine

Orono

New England Plant, Soil and Water Research (part of Ithaca)

Marcia Wood 

 

Orono ( Franklin)

National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center

Sandra Avant

       

New Jersey

Chatsworth (part of BARC Fruit Laboratory)

Blueberry/Cranberry Research

Sharon Durham

       

New York

Geneva

Plant Genetic Resources

Dennis O'Brien

   

Grape Genetics Resources

Dennis O'Brien

 

Ithaca

Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health

   

U.S. Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research

Marcia Wood 

   

Biological Integrated Pest Management

Dennis O'Brien

   

Plant Microbe Interactions

Rosalie Bliss

 

Orient Point

Plum Island Animal Disease Center

   

ARS Foreign Animal Disease Research Unit

Sandra Avant

       

Pennsylvania

Wyndmoor

Eastern Regional Research Center

    Biobased and Other Animal Co-Products Rosalie Bliss
    Dairy and Functional Foods Rosalie Bliss
    Food Safety Intervention Technologies Marcia Wood
   

Molecular Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens

Marcia Wood 

   

Residue Chemistry and Predictive Microbiology

Rosalie Bliss

   

Sustainable Biofuels and Co-Products

Rosalie Bliss

  Princess Anne, MD Poultry Food Safety Research Sandra Avant
   

 

 

 

University Park

Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research

Jan Suszkiw

       
West Virginia

Kearneysville

Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory

 
   

Innovative Fruit Production Research

Sharon Durham

   

Production and Storage Research

Sharon Durham

 

Leetown

National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture

Sandra Avant

   

 


Plains Area

 

Colorado

Akron

Central Plains Resources Management. Research

Marcia Wood 

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Fort Collins

National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation

 
   

Plant and Animal Genetic Resources Preservation Research

Marcia Wood 

    Plant Germplasm Preservation Research Unit Marcia Wood 
   

Soil-Plant-Nutrient Research

Sharon Durham

   

Sugarbeet Research

Sharon Durham
    Irrigation and Drainage Research Rosalie Bliss
   

Agricultural Systems Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

Water Management Research

Rosalie Bliss

       

Kansas

Manhattan

Grain Marketing and Production Research Center

   

Stored Product Insect Research Unit

Jan Suszkiw

   

Engineering and Wind Erosion Research Unit

Marcia Wood

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Grain Quality and Structure Research Unit

Marcia Wood

   

Hard Winter Wheat Genetics Research Unit

Jan Suszkiw

    Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Sandra Avant
       

Montana

Miles City

Range and Livestock Research

Marcia Wood

 

Sidney

Agricultural Systems Research Unit

Marcia Wood

   

Pest Management Research Unit

Marcia Wood

       

Nebraska

Clay Center

U.S. Meat Animal Research Center

   

Animal Health Systems Research

Sandra Avant

   

Genetics and Breeding Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Environmental Management Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Meat Safety & Quality Research

Sandra Avant 

   

Nutrition Research

Jan Suszkiw

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Reproduction Research

Sandra Avant

 

Lincoln

Agroecosystem Management Research Unit

Sandra Avant 

   

Grain, Forage & Bioenergy Research Unit

Sandra Avant 

       

New Mexico

Las Cruces

Cotton Ginning Research

Rosalie Bliss

    Range Management Research Rosalie Bliss
       

North Dakota

Fargo

Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center

 
   

Animal Metabolism-Agricultural Chemicals Research

Marcia Wood

   

Cereal Crops Research

Sharon Durham 

   

Insect Genetics and Biochemistry Research

Sharon Durham

   

Sunflower Research Unit

Kim Kaplan

   

Plant Science Research

Sharon Durham

   

Sugarbeet and Potato Research

Marcia Wood 

       

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Grand Forks

Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center

 
   

Micronutrient Absorption and Metabolism

Rosalie Bliss

   

Nutritional Determinants of Health

Rosalie Bliss

 

Mandan

Northern Great Plains Research Center

 
   

Natural Resources Management Research

Sandra Avant

       

Oklahoma

El Reno

Forage and Livestock Production Research

Dennis O'Brien 

   

Great Plains Agroclimate and Natural Resources Research

Dennis O'Brien

 

Stillwater

Plant Science and Water Conservation Research Laboratory

 
   

Hydraulic Engineering Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Wheat, Peanut and Other Cereal Crops Research

Sharon Durham

 

Woodward

Rangeland and Pasture Research

Dennis O'Brien

       

Texas

Beaumont

Rice Research

Sharon Durham

 

Bushland

Conservation and Production Research Laboratory

 

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Renewable Energy and Manure Management

Dennis O'Brien

   

Soil and Water Management Research

Dennis O'Brien

 

College Station

Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center

   

Area-wide Pest Management Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Cotton Pathology Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Crop Germplasm Research

Dennis O'Brien np 215
Dennis O'Brien np 301, 303

   

Food and Feed Safety Research

Rosalie Bliss

 

Houston

Children's Nutrition Research Center

Marcia Wood

 

Kerrville

U.S. Livestock Insects Laboratory

 

Tick and Biting Fly Research

Sandra Avant

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Screwworm Research

Sandra Avant

 

Lubbock

Cropping Systems Research Laboratory

 
   

Wind Erosion and Water Conservation

Dennis O'Brien

   

Cotton Production and Processing Research

Sandra Avant

   

Livestock Issues Research

Marcia Wood

   

Plant Stress and Germplasm Development

Sharon Durham

 

Temple

Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory

   

Grassland Protection Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Natural Resources Systems Research

Dennis O'Brien

       

South Dakota

Brookings

Integrated Cropping Systems Research

Sharon Durham 

       
       

Utah

Logan

Pollinating Insect Biology, Management, Systematics

Jan Suszkiw

   

Forage and Range Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

Poisonous Plant Research

Dennis O'Brien

       

Wyoming

Cheyenne

Rangeland Resources Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

 


Pacific West Area

 
       

Arizona

Maricopa

U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

   

Pest Management and Biocontrol Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Plant Physiology and Genetics Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Water Management and Conservation Research

Dennis O'Brien

 

Tucson

Southwest Watershed Management Research

Sandra Avant

   

Honey Bee Research

Jan Suszkiw

       

California

Albany

Plant Gene Expression Center

Kim Kaplan

   

Western Regional Research Center

 
   

Bioproducts Research Unit

Marcia Wood

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Crop Improvement and Genetics Research Unit

Dennis O'Brien

   

Exotic and Invasive Weed Research

Marcia Wood

   

Foodborne Contaminants Research

Sandra Avant 

   

Plant Mycotoxins Research

Marcia Wood

   

Processed Foods Research

Marcia Wood

   

Produce Safety and Microbiology Research

Kim Kaplan

 

Davis

Crops Pathology and Genetics Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Tree Fruit and Nut Crops and Grapes

Rosalie Bliss

   

Western Human Nutrition Research Center

   

Immunity and Disease Prevention

Marcia Wood

   

Obesity and Metabolism Research

Marcia Wood

 

Parlier

San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center

   

Commodity Protection and Quality

Marcia Wood

   

Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics

Dennis O'Brien

 

Water Management Research Unit

Dennis O'Brien 

 

Riverside

National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Citrus

Sharon Durham

   

U.S. Salinity Laboratory

   

Contaminant Fate and Transport

Rosalie Bliss

   

Water Reuse and Remediation

Rosalie Bliss

 

Salinas

Crop Improvement and Production Research

Sharon Durham 

       

Hawaii

Hilo

U.S. Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center

 
   

Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Tropical Plant Genetic Resources and Disease Research

Jan Suszkiw

       

Idaho

Aberdeen

Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research

Sandra Avant 

 

Boise

Watershed Management Research

Jan Suszkiw

 

Dubois

Range Sheep Production Efficiency Research

Sandra Avant 

 

Kimberly

Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research

Jan Suszkiw

       

Nevada

Reno

Exotic and Invasive Weed Research (part of Albany)

Dennis O'Brien

       

Oregon

Burns

Range and Meadows Forage Management Research

Jan Suszkiw

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Corvallis

Forage Seed and Cereal Research

Sharon Durham 

   

Horticultural Crops Research

Sharon Durham

   

National Clonal Germplasm Repository

Sharon Durham

 

Pendleton

Soil and Water Conservation Research

Rosalie Bliss

       

Washington

Prosser

Vegetable and Forage Crops Production Research

Jan Suszkiw

 

Pullman

Animal Diseases Research

Sandra Avant

   

Grain Legume Genetics Physiology Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Northwest Sustainable Agroecosystems Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

Plant Germplasm Introduction and Testing Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Root Disease and Biological Control Research

Jan Suszkiw

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Wheat Genetics, Quality, Physiology and Disease Research

Jan Suszkiw 

 

Wapato

Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory

   

Fruit and Vegetable Insect Research

Jan Suszkiw

 

Wenatchee

Physiology and Pathology of Tree Fruits Research

Marcia Wood

 

 


Southeast Area

 

Alabama

Auburn

Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory

Sandra Avant

   

Soil Dynamics Research

Dennis O'Brien

  Chestertown, MD Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory Sandra Avant
       

Arkansas

Booneville

Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center

Sandra Avant 

 

Fayetteville

Poultry Production and Products Safety Research

Dennis O'Brien 

 

Little Rock

Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center

Marcia Wood

   

Delta Obesity Prevention Research Unit

Marcia Wood

 

Stuttgart

Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center

Rosalie Bliss

       

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Harry K. Dupree National Aquaculture Research Center

Sandra Avant 

       

Florida

 

 

 

 

Canal Point

Sugarcane Production Research

Dennis O'Brien

 

Fort Lauderdale

Invasive Plant Research Laboratory

Sharon Durham

 

Fort Pierce

U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory

   

Horticulture and Breeding Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Subtropical Insects Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Dennis O'Brien

 

Gainesville

   

Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology

 
   

Chemistry Research

Dennis O'Brien 

   

Imported Fire Ant and Household Insects

Sandra Avant

 

 

Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Mosquito and Fly Research

Sandra Avant

   
 

Miami

Subtropical Horticulture Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

 

 

Winter Haven

Quality Improvement in Citrus and Subtropical Products Research

Rosalie Bliss

       

Georgia

Athens

Richard B. Russell Research Center

 

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Bacterial Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance Research Unit

Rosalie Bliss

   

Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit

Rosalie Bliss

   

Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit

Marcia Wood

   

Quality and Safety Assessment Research Unit

Rosalie Bliss

   

Toxicology and Mycotoxin Research Unit

Marcia Wood

   

Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory

 
   

Endemic Poultry Viral Diseases Unit

Sandra Avant

   

Exotic and Emerging Avian Viral Diseases

Sandra Avant

 

Byron

Fruit and Nut Research

Sharon Durham

  Dawson

National Peanut Research Laboratory

Sharon Durham 

 

Griffin

Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Research

Kim Kaplan

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Tifton

Crop Protection and Management Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Crop Genetics and Breeding Research

Dennis O'Brien

   

Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory

Dennis O'Brien

       
       

Kentucky

Lexington

Animal Forage Production Research Unit

Sandra Avant

 

Bowling Green

Animal Waste Management Research

Rosalie Bliss

       

Louisiana

Baton Rouge

Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology

Kim Kaplan

   

 

 

 

Houma

Sugarcane Research

Jan Suszkiw

 

New Orleans

Southern Regional Research Center

 

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Commodity Utilization Research

Jan Suszkiw 

   

Cotton Fiber Bioscience Research

Jan Suszkiw

   

Cotton Chemistry and Utilization

Rosalie Bliss

   

Cotton Structure and Quality Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

Food and Feed Safety Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research

Sandra Avant

       

Mississippi

Mississippi State

Crop Science Research Laboratory

   

Corn Host Plant Resistance Research

Sharon Durham

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Genetics and Precision Agriculture Research

Sharon Durham 

   

Poultry Research Lab

Sandra Avant

       
 

Oxford

National Sedimentation Laboratory

   

Watershed Physical Processes Research Unit

Marcia Wood

   

Water Quality and Ecology Research

Marcia Wood

   

Natural Products Utilization Research

Rosalie Bliss 

 

Poplarville

Southern Horticultural Laboratory

Jan Suszkiw

       
 

Stoneville

Crop Production Systems Research

Jan Suszkiw 

   

Biological Control of Pests Research Unit

Sandra Avant 

   

Catfish Genetics Research Unit

Sandra Avant

   

Cotton Ginning Research Unit

Rosalie Bliss

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Crop Genetics Research Unit

Dennis O'Brien  

   

Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Unit

Jan Suszkiw

   

Southern Insect Management Research Unit

Jan Suszkiw
       

North Carolina

Raleigh

Food Science Research

Sandra Avant

   

Market Quality and Handling Research

Rosalie Bliss

   

Plant Science Research

Sharon Durham

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Soybean and Nitrogen Fixation Research

Sharon Durham

       
       

South Carolina

Charleston

U.S. Vegetable Laboratory

Sharon Durham

 

Florence

Coastal Plain Soil, Water and Plant Conservation Research

Sharon Durham 

       

Puerto Rico

Mayaguez

Tropical Crops and Germplasm Research

Sharon Durham

       

Tennessee

Jackson (part of Stoneville, Miss., location)

Nematology Research

Jan Suszkiw

       

U.S. Virgin Islands

St. Croix

Germplasm Introduction Research

Sharon Durham
       

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International Locations

 

Maryland

Beltsville

News on multilateral, bilateral agreements

Jan Suszkiw

       
       

Australia

Indooroopilly

Biological Control

Sharon Durham

       

China

Beijing

Biocontrol Research

Dennis O'Brien

       

France

Montpellier

European Biocontrol Research

Jan Suszkiw

       

Panama

Balboa (part of Kerrville)

Screwworm Research

Sandra Avant

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