The Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) is the largest and the most diversified agricultural research complex in the world. The record of accomplishments of it's ongoing programs has made it a world leader in agriculture research . Its international reputation attracts thousands of visitors each year from the United States and abroad. Scientists at BARC conduct research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority in order to ensure high-quality safe food and agricultural products, assess the nutritional needs of Americans, sustain a competitive agricultural economy, and enhance the natural resource base and the environment.
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