The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Our job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table.

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University of Illinois

The University of Illinois was founded in 1868 with a focus on research and teaching in agriculture. Since then, the University has continued to be a pioneer in agricultural research, holding the second oldest-running corn experiment in the world, and an assortment of labs and centers to research different areas of agricultural production.

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Cornell University

Cornell University is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, Cornell is committed to making contributions in all fields of knowledge to help improve the quality of life in New York as well as the nation and world.

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Signetron Inc

Signetron Inc was founded in 1992 and has been actively involved in a number of high profile successful government sponsored R&D projects primarily through Department of Defense (DoD). Areas of expertise include signal, image, video processing, and 3D computer vision algorithms and systems.