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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Midwest Area has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

AMERICAN COLLOID COMPANY, HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL
  • Field Evaluation of a Micronized Humic Product for Enhanced Corn Growth and Grain Production in Central Iowa


  • AVELLO BIOENERGY INC., BOONE, IA
  • Evaluating Different Biochars and Their Impact on Soil C, Trace Gas Exchange, Soil Fertility, Water Holding Capacity and Agrochemical Fate


  • BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC, IDAHO FALLS, ID
  • Implementation of Sustainable Bioenergy Production Systems


  • BOARD OF REGENTS - UNIV OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, MADISON, WI
  • Managing Insecticide Resistance in the Colorado Potato Beetle and Developing Management Options for Resistant Beetles


  • BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN, IL
  • Xylo-Oligosaccharides and Ethanol from Miscanthus: Sustainable Production of Biofuels


  • CANADIAN LIGHT SOURCE, INC., SASKATOON S7N 0X4,
  • Accumulation of Nitrogen-Bonded Aromatics in Rice-Cropping and Zero-Tillage Soils: Implications for Sustainable Agriculture


  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK, NY
  • Evaluation of the Impact of Changing Climate on Food Security Through Global Agricultural Models


  • CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MO
  • Improving Irrigation Management and Irrigated Crop Production in Southeast Missouri


  • DELAWARE SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT, DELAWARE, OH
  • Quantifying the Water Quality Impacts of Implementing Cover Crops


  • DONALD DANFORTH PLANT SCIENCE CENTER, ST. LOUIS, MO
  • Enhancing Biofuels from Genetically-Engineered Camelina


  • EDW. C. LEVY, COMPANY, DEARBORN, MI
  • Determining the Potential for Silicon to Mitigate Drought Stress in Floricultural Crops Using Slag As a Silicon Source


  • FLUID FERTILIZER FOUNDATION, MANHATTAN, KS
  • Fluid Fertilizer’s Role in Sustaining Soils Used for Bio-Energy Feedstock Production


  • HENAN ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, HENAN,
  • Detection of Mycotoxins with Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay and Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry


  • HUDSON-ALPHA INSTITUTE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY, HUNTSVILLE, AL
  • High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics - Georgia


  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, NORMAL, IL
  • Determination of Structure-Property Relationships in Biological Macromolecules Using Biophysical Approaches


  • INTL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CTR (CIMMYT), TEXCOCO EDO DE MEXICO,
  • Integrated Weed Management for Maize-Fingermillet Production Systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal


  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, AMES, IA
  • Memorandum of Understanding: Promote Animal Health Initiatives with Iowa State University

  • Effect of Cover Crops, Soil Amendments, and Reduced Tillage on Carbon Sequestration and Soil Health in a Long-Term Organic Vegetable System

  • Selective Dehydration of Multifunctional Substrates

  • Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases

  • Development of New Vaccine Platforms and Constructs for Respiratory Viruses

  • Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central Usa

  • Identification of Breeder Molecular Signatures - Iowa State

  • Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases

  • Climate Change, Mitigation, and Adaptation in Corn-Based Cropping Systems


  • KURARAY AMERICA, INC., HOUSTON, TX
  • Evaluation of Oxygen Barrier Wraps for Large-Round Silage Bales


  • LEOPOLD CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, AMES, IA
  • Winter Rye Cover Crop Effect on Corn Seedling Pathogens


  • LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, JEFFERSON CITY, MO
  • Hydrologic Processes Controlling Stream Water Quality in a Missouri Claypan Watershed


  • MANDAAMIN INSTITUTE, INC., ELKHORN, WI
  • Strengthening Public Corn Breeding to Ensure That Organic Farmers Have Access to Elite Cultivars: Breeding for the Upper Midwest


  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • Further Studies of Spontaneous Avian Leukokis-Like Tumors in Chickens

  • Improve Chicken Genome Sequence and Identification of Agronomically-Important Chicken Genes

  • Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan

  • Managing Insecticide Resistance in the Colorado Potato Beetle and Developing Management Options for Resistant Beetles

  • Identifying and Characterizing Resistance from Diverse Potato Germplasm Sources to Highly Aggressive Strains of Late Blight (Msu - Douches)


  • MINNESOTA CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION, SHAKOPEE, MN
  • Balancing Production Gains Against Environmental Impacts of Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Practices


  • MONTGOMERY, KEVIN, CLINTON, IL
  • Strengthening Public Corn Breeding to Ensure That Organic Farmers Have Access to Elite Cultivars: Stress Nurseries


  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC
  • Promoting Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects Through Bio-Oil Production

  • Weed Management Alternatives to Atrazine in Sweet Corn

  • Enhancing Genetic Resistance to Marek’s Disease in Chicken Via Allele-Specific Expression Screens and Genome-Wide Selection


  • NIRS FORAGE AND FEED TESTING CONSORTIUM, HILLSBORO, WI
  • Improvements in the Analysis of Forage Crops, Feedstuffs and Feedstocks Via Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy Across Laboratories

  • Development and Update of Nirs Calibration Equations of Forage Crops, Feedstuffs, And, Feedstocks


  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, COLUMBUS, OH
  • Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Ohio


  • PRACTICAL FARMERS OF IOWA, AMES, IA
  • Strengthening Public Corn Breeding to Ensure That Organic Farmers Have Access to Elite Cultivars: Outreach


  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY, WEST LAFAYETTE, IN
  • Quantify Hydrologic Attributes Affecting Chemical Loading to Runoff Water

  • Genetics of Host-Pathogen Interactions Between Mycosphaerella Graminicola and Wheat

  • Simulation of Conservation Practice Effects on Erosion and Water Quality under Current and Future Climate Scenarios

  • Dietary Modification to Eliminate Ulcers in Sows

  • Profiling Gene Expression in Soybean Cotyledons

  • Investigations for Improving Disease Resistance in Wheat

  • Effects of Heat Stress on Farm Animal Well-Being

  • New Modes of Wheat Resistance Against Hessian Fly


  • S&B CATTLE COMPANY, LEXINGTON, KY
  • Approaches to Minimize the Occurrence of Fescue Toxicosis in Livestock


  • SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, SEOUL, 151-742,
  • Development of Genomic Tools for the Investigation of European Corn Borer Population Dynamics


  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, BROOKINGS, SD
  • Regional Corn Stover Removal Impact Study - Ames (Ii)


  • SPECTRUM RESEARCH INC., DULUTH, MN
  • Management and Bmp Assessment for Managed Turf


  • STEVE KALTENHEUSER, AMES, IA
  • Field Scale Assessment of Factors Controlling Corn and Soybean Production Efficienty


  • SYNGENTA BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC., RESEARCH TRIANGLE PAR, NC
  • Mir604 and 5307-Western Corn Rootworm Resistant Colonies: Follow-Up Studies


  • TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Establishment and Maintainence of Stem Rust Sentinel Plots in Texas


  • TEXAS AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Evaluation of Grain Amaranth (Amaranthus SPP.) for Biomass Characters


  • THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS, OH
  • Transcriptome Profiling of the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer - Osu


  • U.S. POULTRY AND EGG ASSOCIATION, TUCKER, GA
  • Comparison of Traditional and Sequenced-Based Pathotyping of Marek's Disease Virus Field Strains


  • UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD, CHESTERFIELD, MO
  • Identification and Utilization of Resistance to Soybean Rust

  • Genomics to Accelerate the Annual Rate of Soybean Genetic Yield Improvement

  • Deploying Molecular Markers for Three Soybean Maturity Genes for Yield Enhancement and Efficient Trait Introgression


  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments


  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE
  • High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics - Delaware

  • Analysis of Clinal Variation in Maize: Implementation of An Experimental Framework for Studying Crop Adaptation


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Soybean Germplasm Evaluation for Resistance to Soybean Rust and Other Important Diseases


  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC, ATHENS, GA
  • Identification and Utilization of Resistance to Soybean Rust

  • High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics - Georgia


  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN, IL
  • Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems

  • Enhancement of Oat Germplasm for Resistance/tolerance to Barley and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus Utilizing Marker-Assisted-Selection Breeding

  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Investigation of Tribochemical Properties of Biolubricants

  • Soyface Global Change Research

  • High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics - Illinois

  • Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency for Sustainable Increases in Crop Yield


  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, IOWA CITY, IA
  • Evaluation of Spray Drift and Interception by Biobuffers Using Micrometeorological and Lidar Techniques


  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, LEXINGTON, KY
  • On-Farm Biomass Processing: Towards An Integrated High Solids Transporting/storing/processing System (Ukrf Subaward No. 3048109826-13-061)


  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST (TOWN OF), MA
  • Activation of Gamma Delta T Cells in Response to Important Bacterial Pathogens


  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, ST. PAUL, MN
  • Duplicate Critical Stem Rust Isolates for Backup and Establish Stem Rust Sentinel Plots

  • Precision Zonal Management Systems for Resilient Cereal Yields under Variable Climates

  • Development of Stem Rust Resistant Barley for the Upper Midwest

  • Landscape Configurations: a New Approach to Manage Invasion by Biofuel Crops

  • Pakistan Wheat Production Enhancement Program

  • Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Minnesota


  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MO
  • High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics - Missourigs

  • High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics - Missourihn


  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NE
  • Genetic Variability of Domesticated and Natural Spined Soldier Bugs


  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OK
  • Molecular Identification and Phylogenetic Analyses of Unique Microorganisms from Swine Feces and Manure Storage Pits


  • UNIVERSITY OF READING, READING, BERKSHIRE,
  • Determine the Optimal Concentration and Chemical Properties of Tannins for Protecting Forage Proteins


  • UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO, TOLEDO, OH
  • Examination of Factors Influencing Virus Disease in Floriculture Crops


  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON, MADISON, WI
  • Assessment of New Sand Vs. Recycled Products of Manure Separation As Bedding Materials for Lactating Cows in Freestall Housing

  • Improved Breeding and Variety Evaluation Methods to Reduce Acrylamide Content and Increase Quality in Processed Potato Products

  • Deciphering the Genetic and Molecular Underpinnings of Carbohydrate Degrading Systems in Ruminal Bacteria

  • Establishment of Interseeded Forage Legumes in Silage Corn


  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, PLATTEVILLE, WI
  • Monitoring Edge-of-Field Surface-Water Runoff: a Three-State Pilot Project to Promote and Evaluate An Inexpensive and Reliable Gauge


  • USGS WISCONSIN WATER SCIENCE CENTER, MIDDLETON, WI
  • Development of a Collaborative Environmental Microbiology Laboratory to Support Ars/usgs Wi Water Science Ctr-Specific Research Activities


  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, BOWLING GREEN, KY
  • Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure


  • Last Modified: 5/22/2015
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