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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location
Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation. Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a subject of investigation will list the research projects within that subject of investigation.

Subjects of Investigation
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Biological Cell Systems
Canola
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Dairy cattle, live animal
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Durum wheat
Economy, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Endangered species
Fertilizers
Finfish
Forage legumes, other
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grasslands, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Houses (human residences), furniture, household equipment, non-textile
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Laboratory animals
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lentil
Lesquerella
Long fiber cotton
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Noncrop plant research
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Other swine products
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peanut
Peas (dry)
Pecan
People and communities, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potato
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Rice
River basins
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sunflower
Sweet sorghum
Swine, live animal
The family and its members
The farm as an enterprise
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Viruses
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife habitats
Winter annual grasses (includes annual ryegrass)
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Beef cattle, live animal
item A Study of the Indigenous Fauna of Culicoides Midges in Western Canada
item Adapting TickBot Technology to Support Efforts by Appropriated Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Research Project
item Adaptive Grazing Management Strategies for Semiarid Rangelands
item Adaptive Rangeland Management of Livestock Grazing, Disturbance, and Climatic Variation
item African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine
item African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine, ARS # 693
item Alleviating Rate Limiting Factors that Compromise Beef Production Efficiency
item Analysis of Rift Valley Fever Virus Antibody Responses in Cattle and Sheep Following Infection and Vaccination
item Animal Studies in BSL-3 Containment at Pat Roberts Hall
item Area-Wide Screwworm Eradication
item ARS-Las Cruces IAG for NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
item ARS-Las Cruces IAG for WEMO, NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
item Assessment of Genotypic and Phenotypic Factors for Foodborne Pathogen Transmission and Development of Intervention Strategies
item Assessment of Ticks' Resistance to Acaricides in the Caribbean and Development of Strategies to Improve Surveillance and Control
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) to aid in sustaining military mission and training
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) to Aid in Sustaining Military Mission and Training
item Back to the Future: Enhancing Food Security and Farm Production with Integrated Crop-Livestock Production Systems
item Bioinformatics Tools to Access, Filter, Manipulate, and Analyze NGS Data
item Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
item Biology of Dipteran Vectors of Diseases Impacting Livestock and Humans
item Biology of Mosquito Vectors of Arbovirus Transmission Associated with Emerging Disease Threats of Livestock
item BLUETONGUE VIRUS PATHOGENESIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND CONTROL MEASURES
item Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS) Analysis of Bovine Feces
item Cattle Fever Tick Eradication
item Cattle Fever Tick Salivary Proteins as Candidate Immunogens
item CEAP-Grazing Lands
item CEAP-Grazing Lands ESD & NRI Support for Modeling
item Characterization of Mammalian Inflammatory and Innate Immune Responses to Culicoides Sonorensis Cellular Lipids and Evaluate use as Adjuvants
item Characterization of Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus from the State of Veracruz, Mexico
item Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
item Characterizing the Effects of Heat Stress on the Physiology and Behavior of Stable Flies
item Collaborative Beef Cattle Research in Nutrition, Breeding and Genetics, and/or Meat Science
item Collaborative Cattle Research Between ARS and NDSU-Hettinger Research Extension Center
item Collaborative Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Efforts in the High Plains and Thunder Basin
item Collaborative Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Efforts: Livestock Grazing in Rangelands and Pastures
item COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH FOR FORAGE-BASED LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS
item Collaborative Research in Atmospheric Modeling and Sensing
item Collaborative Research: A Potential New Dust Source in the Southern Hemisphere: Reactivation of the Kalahari Dunes
item Collaborative Research: A Potential New Dust Source in the Southern Hemisphere: Reactivation of the Kalahari Dunes
item Collection, Rearing, and Shipment of the Candidate Guineagrass Biological Control Agent Buakea kaueae from Kenya
item Completion of the Evaluation of Rift Valley Fever Diagnostic Tests for use in a DIVA Control Strategy
item Cooperative Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee for the USDA Bushland Conservation and Production Research Laboratory
item COUNTERMEASURES TO PREVENT, MITIGATE, AND CONTROL RIFT VALLEY FEVER (RVF)
item CULICOIDES CONTROL PROJECT
item CULICOIDES SONORENSIS TRANSCRIPTOME PROJECT
item Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Emission from Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains
item Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2014)
item Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2015)
item Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2016)
item Determination of Ractopamine and Zilpaterol Levels in Human Subjects to Correlate Nutritional Intake Data for Risk Assessments in Cancer Onset
item Develop Research and Educational Opportunities in Profitable Livestock and Forage Management Systems for Undergraduate Agricultural Students
item Develop Stable Fly Management Practices for Cattle Operations
item Develop Technologies to Protect Air Quality, Maintain Production Efficiency and Enhance Use of Manure from Southern Great Plains Beef and Dairy Agriculture
item Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
item Developing Software and Database Applications Related to Forage and Animal Management
item Development and Evaluation of Diagnostic Applications for Arboviruses
item Development and Implementation of a Land-Potential Knowledge System (LPKS)
item Development and Implementation of Systems for Sharing Sustainable Land Management Knowledge and Information
item Development of a Bovine Respiratory Disease Model in Young Calves
item Development of a Defined Methodology for Pathways Analysis of NBAF Priority Agents
item Development of a DIVA diagnostic assay for a Rift Valley fever (RVF) candidate vaccine referred to as MP-12-NSm-del
item Development of a Genomics Database for the Cattle and Other Livestock
item Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
item Development of a Rapid Ecoregional Assessment for the Chihuahuan Desert – Support and Conceptual Modeling
item Development of an Immuno-Compromised Pig and/or Calf Model
item Development of Animal Genetic Resources Information Network (Animal-GRIN) for U.S. and Brazilian Use
item DEVELOPMENT OF BIOSENSORS FOR THE DETECTION OF ARBOVIRUSES
item Development of Computer Systems for Sharing Sustainable Land Management Knowledge and Information
item Development of Mass Rearing Methods for the Biological Control Agents of Arundo donax, Giant Reed in the Rio Grande Basin
item Disaggregation of Soil Map Units for Improved Ecological Site and Vegetation Mapping: A Soil Systems Approach to Landscape Management in Rangelands
item DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT SELECTION/SPACE USE OF MIGRATORY AND RESIDENT GOLDEN EAGLES (AQUILA CHRYSAETOS)...
item DNA-based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes that Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
item Ecological Reservoirs and Intervention Strategies to Reduce Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine
item Ecology and Control of Insect Vectors
item Effect of OmniGen-AF Supplementation on the Stress and Metabolic Responses of Dairy Cows Exposed to Heat Stress
item Effect Of Ovulatory Follicle Size On The Establishment And Maintenance Of Pregnancy In Beef Cows
item EFFECTS OF DISTILLER'S GRAIN FAT CONTENT AND TREATMENT WITH ENZYMES ON UTILIZATION OF DISTILLER'S GRAINS BY BEEF CATTLE
item Enhance Genetic Improvement of Fertility Traits in Beef Cattle through Genomics
item Enhancing Host Genetic Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex
item ESTABLISH A GENERAL FRAMEWORK FOR COOPERATION AND COORDINATION BETWEEN THE CENTER FOR GRAIN AND ANIMAL HEALTH RESEARCH AND KANSAS ST. UNIV.
item Evaluation of Beef Cattle Performance and Pasture Management Under Diverse Forage and Grazing Systems and Climate Scenarios
item Evaluation of Detection Methods for Shiga-Toxin Producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella from Cattle Fecal Samples, Retail Meat, and Fresh Produce
item Evaluation of interventions using a novel, transdermal challenge model
item EVALUATION OF NEW MOLECULAR TARGETS TO CONTROL ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSION
item Evaluation of Rift Valley Fever Diagnostic Tests for Use in a Diva Control Strategy
item EXPERIMENTAL BM86-BASED VACCINE FOR THE CATTLE FEVER TICK ERADICATION PROGRAM
item FACTORS AFFECTING HEMATOPHAGOUS ARTHROPOD ATTRACTION TO INFECTED AND UNINFECTED ANIMALS
item Field and Laboratory Analysis of Soil Samples for the Terrestrial Observation System of NEON
item Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines
item Field Testing of Monitoring and Assessment Technologies across Large Ranch Landscapes in the Southwestern U.S.
item Flies Associated with Livestock Production Systems
item Functional Genomics of Amblyomma variegatum
item GENERATION OF MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES SPECIFIC FOR THE RECOMBINANT GN, N AND NSS PROTEINS OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS
item Genetic and Biological Determinants Of Respiratory Diseases Of Ruminants
item GENETIC RESEARCH TO ENHANCE EFFICIENT AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF BEEF CATTLE AND SHEEP
item Genetic X Environmental Interactions Among Beef Cattle
item Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing of the Tropical Bont Tick
item Genome-Wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Southern Cattle Fever Tick Infestation in Cattle from Puerto Rico
item Genomic and Metagenomic Approaches to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle
item Genomic and Metagenomic Differences in Foodborne Pathogens and Determination of Ecological Niches and Reservoirs
item Genomics of Livestock Pests
item Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
item Genotyping-by-Sequencing Training, Support, and Sequencing
item Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
item Identification of Novel Vaccine Candidates against Transmission of Arthropod-Borne Pathogens
item Identify Mechanisms by Which Ovulatory Follicle Size Affects Pregnancy Establishment and Maintenance in Beef Cows
item Immunization of ABADRU Research Staff for Prevention of Rift Valley Fever
item Immunologic Responses of Swine to Ornithodoros Turicata
item Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
item Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
item Improving Immunity, Health, and Well-Being in Cattle and Swine
item IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF DIVERSIFIED FORAGE-BASED LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
item Improving the Nutrient Use Efficiency and Decreasing the Potential Environmental Impact of Beef Finishing on the Southern High Plains
item Increase Ecological and Managerial Knowledge Pertaining to the Shortgrass Steppe Ecosystem
item Influence of Frame Score and Finishing System on Carcass and Meat Quality
item Innovative Technologies to Control Invasive Species that Impact Livestock
item Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of a National Wind Erosion Research Network Site, South San Luis Lakes TNC Parcel
item Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
item Integrated Management of Stable Flies
item Integration of Scientific and Local Knowledge for a Land Potential Knowledge System in Kenya
item Investigation of the Impact of Arundo donax in Mexico and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents
item KERR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA - CONTROL OF TICKS FEEDING ON WHITE-TAILED DEER
item Land-Potential Knowledge System-LandPKS
item Lone Star Tick, A. americanum, 3-D Cell Culture Research
item Long-term Abiotic Data Measurements for Jornada Long-term Agricultural Research (LTAR)
item Management of Invasive Species Interacting with Exotic Cattle Fever Ticks in the Transboundary Region between Texas and Mexico
item Management of Manure Nutrients, Enviromental Contaminants, and Energy From Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
item Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
item MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSERVATION OF WESTERN RANGELANDS
item Management Technologies for Western Rangelands
item Management, Habitat, Chihuahuan Desert-Phase III
item Managing Agricultural Landscapes - Selecting Practices for Place and Time
item MCC Mongolia Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring 2015
item MCC NAMIBIA MONITORING AND EVALUATION SUPPORT
item Mechanical, Thermal, and Storage Characteristics of Biomass
item Mitigation Approaches for Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine for Use During Production and Processing
item Modeling Japanese Encephalitis in US using Interconnected Networks
item MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING COMPETENCE OF INSECTS FOR VIRUS INFECTION AND TRANSMISSION
item National Animal Germplasm Program
item NETWORK BASED MODELING OF ARTHROPODS, HUMANS, AND ANIMALS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND VECTOR-BORNE DISEASE TRANSMISSION
item New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands
item Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory and Area IV Soil Conservation Districts Research Farm Agreement
item One Health: New Technologies to Control Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
item ORGANIZATION AND STORAGE OF BOVINE HIGH DENSITY GENETIC MARKER PANEL AND NEXT GENERATION WHOLE GENOME DNA SEQUENCE DATA
item Pastureland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
item PHENOTYPIC AND GENOMIC DATABASE CREATION FOR CATTLE IN INDUSTRY POPULATIONS
item Pilot Program to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Biological Control to Reduce the Impact of Invasive Carrizo Cane on the Rio Grande River
item Pooled Genotyping and Sequencing for Development of Molecular Breeding Values for Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease
item Predictive Biology of Emerging Vector-Borne Viral Diseases
item Preliminary Evaluation of Livestock and Wildlife Surveillance Tools for Rift Valley Fever
item Preliminary Host Range Testing of Biological Control Insect Buakea kaueae to Reduce the Effect of Pathogenic Landscape Forming Guineagrass
item Process-based Nutrient Modeling of Confined Beef Cattle Systems in the Northern Great Plains
item Range Cow Adaptive Mechanisms to Stressors: Genetic, Metabolic and Behavioral
item Rangeland Management Textbook
item Rangeland Production and Condition Following Spring Wildfire
item Reassembly of Cattle Immune Gene Clusters for Quantitative Analysis
item Relationship between longissimus Slice Shear Force and Slice Shear Force of gluteus medius and biceps femoris (top sirloin cap)...
item Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
item Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains Under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
item RIFT VALLEY FEVER – EXPERIMENTAL VACCINE FORMULATIONS – ADJUVANTS FOR STABILE MODIFIED-LIVE VACCINES AND SUBUNIT VACCINES
item Science Education Curricula Development and Outreach Programs
item Scientific Information and New Technology to Solve High Priority Problems for the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Industries
item Scientific Knowledge and New Technology to Aid in the Selection and Management of the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Populations
item Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resources programs in BLM NM
item Site-based Accuracy Assessments of Earth Observations Products for Agriculture: A Workshop to Inform a National Strategy
item Soft Tick (Argasidae) Biology and Ecology
item SOLUTIONS FOR THE FOOD SAFETY THREAT POSED BY SALMONELLA IN THE LYMPH NODES OF CATTLE PRESENTED FOR HARVEST
item Standardization of Sperm Evaluation Across Gene Banks
item STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE HEIFER SELECTION AND HEIFER DEVELOPMENT
item STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE MEAT QUALITY AND COMPOSITION OF RED MEAT ANIMALS
item Strengthening of Nation-Wide Rangeland Monitoring Data Management and the Introduction of ESD-Based Rangeland Management Approaches in Mongolia
item Supplementation of Chelated Zinc Methionine and Inorganic Zinc to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Bovine Respiratory Disease on Beef Cattle Health
item Supplementation of Yeast Products as a Means to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Heat Stress on Beef Cattle
item Support Effort for Developing Scientific Information and New Technology to Solve High Priority Problems for U.S. Beef, Sheep, and Swine Industries
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in New Mexico, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Surveys for Biological Control Agents of Cattle Fever Ticks in China
item Sustainable Beef-Forage Systems for the Southern Plains
item Technology Development for the LandPKS
item The Effect of CLOSTAT on Innate Immune Parameters and Pathogen Migration in Response to an Oral Salmonella Challenge in Weaned Dairy Calves
item The Impact of Insect Immunity on Vector Competence in Changing Environments
item Towards Novel Acaricide Development Against Cattle Fever Tick: GPCR Target Validation and Identification of Chemical Leads
item UNDERSTANDING COMPOSITION OF BOVINE COLONIC MICROBIOTA AND PREDISPOSITION TO EHEC COLONIZATION AS COMPLEX POLYGENIC TRAITS IN BEEF CATTLE
item Using Land Resource Units to Improve CEAP Analysis and Ecological Site Interpretation
item Validate ARS Wind Erosion Model
item Vegetation, Soil, and Livestock Gain Responses to Grazing Management Studies
item Veterinary Pest Genome and Transcriptome Bioinformatic Analysis
item Veterinary Pest Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
item Virus and Vector Protein Expression
item Vulnerability Assessment of Great Plains Agriculture to Climate Variability and Change
item WHOLE GENOME SELECTION THROUGH GENOME WIDE IMPUTATION IN BEEF CATTLE
item Wildlife Surveillance for Arboviruses
item World Congress on Genetics as Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP)
Last Modified: 7/23/2016
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