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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jeff Silverstein

National Program Leader

Team Projects (Appropriated | All) 84 projects listed

Advancing Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for the Short Growing Seasons and Cold, Wet Soils of the Upper Midwest
Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Cool Season Grasses
New Monitoring Technologies for Improving Rangeland Management
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
Ecologically-Based Management of Insect Pests of Corn, with Emphasis on Corn Borers, Rootworms, and Cutworms
Improvement of Dairy Forage and Manure Management to Reduce Environmental Risk
Soil and Crop Management Systems for Improved Natural Resource Quality and Efficiency
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
Sustainable Dryland Cropping System for the Central Great Plains
Control of Ovine Respiratory Disease Through Genetic and Immunologic Mitigation of Pathogen Transmission and Disease
New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands
Intervention Strategies to Control and Prevent Enteric Viral Diseases of Poultry
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit
Adaptive Rangeland Management of Livestock Grazing, Disturbance, and Climatic Variation
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes Through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
Sustainable Small Farm and Organic Production Systems for Livestock and Agroforestry
Developing Genetic Biotechnologies for Increased Food Animal Production, Including Novel Antimicrobials for Improved Health & Product Safety
Employing Genomics, Epigenetics, and Immunogenetics to Control Diseases Induced by Avian Tumor Viruses
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
Enhancing Sustainability of Irrigated Specialty Crops and Biofuel Feedstock Production
Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship Through Conservation Systems
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
Safeguarding Well-Being of Food Producing Animals
Determining Influence of Microbial, Feed, and Animal Factors on Efficiency of Nutrient Utilization and Performance in Lactating Dairy Cows
Biophotonics - the Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Diversified Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems
Understanding Genetic and Physiological Factors Affecting Nutrient Use Efficiency of Dairy Cattle
Improving Sow Lifetime Productivity in Swine
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
Genetic Research to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle and Sheep
Investigation of Genetic Mechanisms for Improving the Regulation of Feed Intake and Nutrient Utilization in Poultry
Utilizing Genetics and Physiology for Enhancing Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture Production
Identifying Biochemical Pathways Using Genetically Modified Trout (University of Ct)
Quantifying Habitat Utilization and Reducing Juvenile Oyster Mortality in Pacific Shellfish Production
Development of Approaches to Prevent and Ameliorate Diseases of Catfish
Utilization of Genomics for Improving Production Traits in Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture
Integrated Approaches for Improving Aquatic Animal Health in Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture
Genetics, Physiology, and Health Research to Improve Catfish Production
East Coast Shellfish Research
Integrated Approaches for Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Morone and Other Warm Water Fish Production
Improving the Sustainability of Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems for Salmonid Food Fish Production
Improving Production Strategies in Channel Catfish Farming
Genetic Improvement of Cold Water Marine Finfish
Integrated Aquatic Animal Health Strategies
Improving Sustainability of Rainbow Trout Production by Integrated Development of Improved Grains, Feeds, and Trout
Strategies to Improve Heifer Selection and Heifer Development
Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
Identification of Biomarkers for Pre and Post Weaning Growth in Swine
Improving Genetic Predictions in Dairy Animals Using Phenotypic and Genomic Information
Optimizing Heavy Broiler Management and Housing Environment for Sustainable Production
Enhancing Genetic Merit of Ruminants Through Genome Selection and Analysis
Determine Genetic Diversity and Develop Tools for Genetic Improvement of Oyster Stocks for the Pacific Northwest
Improving the Efficiency of Sheep Production in Western Rangeland Production Systems
Improving Efficiency of Growth and Nutrient Utilization in Heavy Broilers Using Alternative Feed Ingredients
National Animal Germplasm Program
Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises
Alleviating Rate Limiting Factors That Compromise Beef Production Efficiency
Improving Production Efficiency in Warm Water Aquaculture Through Water Quality Management
Forage Characteristics That Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
Development of New Technologies and Methods to Enhance the Utilization and Long-Term Storage of Poultry, Swine and Fish Gametes and Embryos
Management of off-Flavors and Undesirable Bacteria in Aquaculture
Strategies for Fish Disease Control and Prevention
Nutrition and Feed Development for Warm Water Aquaculture
Combating Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia and Improving Yellow Perch Aquaculture for the Great Lakes Region
Improving Immunity, Health, and Well-Being in Cattle and Swine
Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-Based Cropping Systems
Genomic and Metagenomic Approaches to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle
Development of Sustainable Production Systems and Water Management Technology for the Mid South
Multi-Objective Optimization of a Profitable and Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture to Produce Food and Fiber in a Changing Climate
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
Reducing Animal Stress and the Incidence Or Prevalence of Human Pathogens Through Enhanced Gastrointestinal Microbial and Immune Functions in Farm Animals
Enhanced System Models and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Water Limited Agriculture
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Improve Swine Reproductive Efficiency
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
Program Teams
Food Animal Production (101)
Aquaculture (106) (leader)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (216)
 
Projects
EAST COAST SHELLFISH RESEARCH
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418943
HEADQUARTERS COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS - ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION (APP)
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 408024
EVALUATING THE INCIDENCE OF MICROBIAL PATHOGENS & CHEMICAL RESIDUES IN CATFISH PRODUCTION AS AFFECTED BY SEASON & REIGN OF PRODUCTION
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 416656
CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 423683
SAMPLING TECHNIQUES FOR CATFISH
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 418526
Big Data Integration Feasibility Study (BDIFS) and Technical Proof of Concept
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425715
Cooperation in Animal Production and Protection
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425847
Last Modified: 10/19/2010