The LTAR network has a multifaceted focus on satisfying increasing demand for agricultural commodities, protecting the quality of the environment, and enhancing the quality of life in rural areas and the Nation as a whole
MAP OF 18 LTAR SITES
LTAR Tweets ( @USLTAR )
Tomorrow 1/24 in Sidney, MT: Dr. Clemensen presents "Phytochemical links between healthy soil, plants, animals, and humans" to kick off the NPARL's 2020 BrownBagger Speaker Series!
For committed & curious #AGU2019 attendees, demonstrate your intellectual stamina today @4p for B54B session (MW 3001) - Data integration across platforms×scales org. by @mallory_barnes @amyhud7 At 4:15 I share insights from @USLTAR #phenology synthesis w/other great speakers!
Our spatially balanced sample design Shiny app is live! Tip of the hat and then some to @NelsonStauffer whose perseverance over the past 3 years produced a tool that land managers can design their probabilistic surveys based on the #rstats spsurvey 📦https://www.landscapetoolbox.org/balanced-design-tool/
Collecting post-harvest soil water samples in our LTAR Common Experiment. A nice stand of intercropped turnips (and a legitimate tripping hazard!). #LTAR2
Just one week left to apply! ⏳ #USLTAR #sustainable #agriculture
Opening for an #ecologist to help coordinate the USDA Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network https://ltar.ars.usda.gov/, based in Fort Collins, CO. Huge potential for national impact on a young research network. @USLTER @NEON_sci https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548978100
The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network consists of 18 Federal and university agricultural research sites with an average of over 50 years of history. The goal of this research network is to ensure sustained crop and livestock production and ecosystem services from agroecosystems, and to forecast and verify the effects of environmental trends, public policies, and emerging technologies.
Agricultural Research Service