Natural Resources & Sustainable Agricultural Systems

  • Natural Resources & Sustainable Agricultural Systems

ARS’s Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems (NRSAS) program provides innovative solutions that ensure sustainable food production while also protecting our natural resources, leading to agricultural production systems that adapt to changing climate and are sustainable for future generations. NRSAS supports researchers in developing the technologies and strategies needed to help farmers, ranchers, and other natural resource managers effectively steward the diverse agricultural ecosystems across the Nation.

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Recycling Nitrate Pollution

Electrodialysis may not only benefit farmers, but also the environment by reducing nitrogen runoff from farms.

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Cheating Cheatgrass

Restoring rangelands to a healthy mix of plants increases the productivity and sustainability of agriculture.

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