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USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.
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GPS Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conducts research and develops applications of GPS technology in support of USDA agency missions and activities.
  • Integrates GPS with cartography, remote sensing, and geographic information systems as a function of the Geospatial Line of Business.
  • Promotes the use of GPS for precision agriculture, sustaining natural resources, fire protection and suppression, and supporting implementation of the Farm Bill.

Relevant Units

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GPS Leadership

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  • TBD
    Member, National Executive Committee for Space-Based PNT
  • TBD
    Member, Executive Steering Group

Point of Contact

Everett Hinkley
Forest Service Geospatial Management Office
(703) 605-4580

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