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Foundation: 1862

Mission: We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.

Vision: We have a vision to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.

History: www.usda.gov


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4th1st2nd1st
Arts and Humanities 289th120th257th108th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 163rd92nd133rd89th
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd215th531st187th
Chemistry 383rd196th313th184th
Computer Science 488th200th390th180th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 183rd61st129th57th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 279th87th227th74th
Energy 285th76th188th70th
Engineering 477th200th380th186th
Environmental Science 22nd3rd11th3rd
Mathematics 569th249th471st233rd
Medicine 190th105th166th100th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 323rd158th255th152nd
Physics and Astronomy 406th171st338th162nd
Psychology 556th282nd522nd255th
Social Sciences 367th136th312th118th
Veterinary 3rd3rd3rd3rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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