The French agriculture is one of more successful in the European and world plan. This success, she owes her to the numerous works realized regarding basic research and regarding applied research. This success leans for the French applied research on the agricultural technical Institutes federated within the ACTA. For the ACTA, the division is a federative value. Real house of the ITA, the ACTA favorites the moments of division of the knowledges and the exchanges allowing to build sustainable and fruitful links between ITA. Head of network, the ACTA anchors its action in the transparency by sharing the day before, the prospective, the best practice with every ITA. THE ACTA is in the service of all the agricultures leaning on their wealth and their specificities. She also works to diversify partnerships, and to open on the world of the education, the press, the economy. The diversity, the opening of his team are a source of creativity. To listen to, to realize the international forward-looking day before, to share the innovations, allows the ACTA to rest the ITA and the actors of the vegetable and animal sectors in their search for performance and for competitiveness. To keep, in a difficult economic environment, the enthusiasm of our teams is the cement which will allow us to meet the challenges of the century.