Our Planet Earth: Looking to the Future

Earth Day is a good time to demonstrate support for environmental protection. One thing we can all agree on is that we all want safe and nutritious food to eat, fresh water to drink, and clean air to breathe. Thanks to agriculture, it not only provides us food, but...

Long-Term Data, Real-World Results

By 2050, the world’s population is expected to grow to more than 9 billion people, posing a critical challenge to agriculture in the United States and globally to provide enough food, feed, fiber, and fuel to sustain us. To provide the data to help meet these...

Celebrating Our Glorious Planet

Today is Earth Day, which gives us the opportunity to celebrate the magnificence of our planet.  It’s a day to observe and support our environmental commitment to our planet now and in the future. USDA scientists play an important role in protecting our environment. ...