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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.

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Subjects of Investigation
Animal research, general
Atmosphere, general/other
Beans (dry)
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Biological Cell Systems
Citrus, general/other
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
Farm structures and related facilities
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
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, sheep
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Noncrop plant research
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Other Pollinators
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
People and communities, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Remote sensing equipment and technology
River basins
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil and land, general
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
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
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
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 2014 Beef Improvement Federation
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 Farmer Willingness to Produce Oilseeds for Biofuel in the Western U.S.
item Analysis of Rift Valley Fever Virus Antibody Responses in Cattle and Sheep Following Infection and Vaccination
item Animal Health and Plant Health Research
item Ars-El Reno Iag Dataset and Review Input for Pastureland Ceap Modeling
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 Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (Agwa) to Aid in Sustaining Military Mission and Training
item Bioinformatics Tools to Access, Filter, Manipulate, and Analyze Ngs Data
item Biology and Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance
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 Ceap-Grazing Lands
item Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
item Chemical and Biological Residues in Foods
item Climate Change and Rangeland Ecosystem Services: Economic Impacts of Managing for Soil Health
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: 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 Cooperative Research Between Montana State Univiversity and Ars-Npa for Joint Research Projects at Research Sites and Facilities in Montana
item Cooperative Research to Capture Wild White-Tailed Deer for Determination of Tick Density on Such Deer in Specific Areas
item Countermeasures to Prevent, Mitigate, and Control Rift Valley Fever (Rvf)
item Culicoides Control Project
item Culicoides Sonorensis Transcriptome Project
item Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2013)
item Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2014)
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 Technologies to Protect Air Quality, Maintain Production Efficiency & Enhance Use of Manure from Southn Great Plains Beef & Dairy Ag
item Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
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 and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
item Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
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 Biosensors for the Detection of Arboviruses
item Development of Computer Systems for Sharing Sustainable Land Management Knowledge and Information
item Development of Ecological Site Framework for Monitoring Land Resources Across Ft. Bliss Training Range
item Development of Evidence-Based Management Practices for Rangelands in the Americas
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 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 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 Breed Effects in Beef Cattle on Hornfly Infestation
item Evaluation of Cyromazine for the Control of Stable Fly Larvae in Winter Hay Feeding Sites
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 Nl for the Control of Stable Fly Larvae in Winter Hay Feeding Sites
item Evaluation of Rift Valley Fever Diagnostic Tests for Use in a Diva Control Strategy
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 Exploring Genomic Differences and Ecological Reservoirs to Control Foodborne Pathogens
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 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 Genomic and Metagenomic Approaches to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle
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 Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock and Poultry: Screwworm Flies
item Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
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 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 Health and Productivity of Beef Cattle by Supplementing with Yeast Products During the Receiving Phase
item Influence of Frame Score and Finishing System on Carcass and Meat Quality
item Influence of Temperament, Transportation, and Disease Challenge on the Productivity and Overall Well-Being of Yearling Cattle
item Initiating the Southwest Regional Climate Hub: Fy2014
item Innovative Technologies to Control Invasive Species That Impact Livestock
item Integrated Approaches for Protection of Animals from Vector-Borne Pathogens
item Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
item Integrated Management of Stable Flies
item Interventions to Reduce Foodborne Pathogens in Swine and Cattle
item Investigation of Electroporation As a Means of Transformation of the Horn Fly with Green Fluorescent Protein
item Investigation of the Impact of Arundo Donax in Mexico and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents
item Investigations of Novel Target-Specific Ligands for Acetylcholinesterases of Arthropod Pests
item Kerr Wildlife Management Area - Control of Ticks Feeding on White-Tailed Deer
item Land-Potential Knowledge System-Landpks
item Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental 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 Mcc Mongolia Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring 2014
item Mcc Namibia Monitoring and Evaluation Support
item Mechanical, Thermal, and Storage Characteristics of Biomass
item Metabolic Fate of Chemical and Biological Contaminants
item Modeling Japanese Encephalitis in Us Using Interconnected Networks
item Molecular Biology and Physiology of Biting Flies Affecting Livestock
item Molecular Characterization of Factors Affecting Competence of Insects for Virus Infection and Transmission
item Monitoring and Evaluation Support for Namibia Project
item National Animal Germplasm Program
item National Program for Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle
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 Nri Analysis, Assessment & Integration of State and Transition Models into Ecological Site Descriptions, and Rangeland Wemo Model
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 Population Genetics of North American Rift Valley Fever Disease Vectors
item Predictive Biology of Emerging Vector-Borne Viral Diseases
item Preliminary Evaluation of Livestock and Wildlife Surveillance Tools for Rift Valley Fever
item Preliminary Mosquito Surveillance for Rift Valley Fever
item Prevention of Pathogen Transmission from Animal Manure to Food, Water, and Environment
item Proprietary White-Tailed Deer Collar Assembly
item Rangeland Management Textbook
item Rangeland Production and Condition Following Spring Wildfire
item Relationship Between Longissimus Slice Shear Force and Slice Shear Force of Gluteus Medius and Biceps Femoris (Top Sirloin Cap)...
item Remote Assessment of Senescent Grassland Landscapes
item Renewal on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: Land, Cattle, Beef, and People
item Research on Arthropod-Vectored Diseases of Livestock
item Rift Valley Fever – Diagnostic Tests for Diva Control Strategy
item Rift Valley Fever – Experimental Vaccine Formulations – Adjuvants for Stabile Modified-Live Vaccines and Subunit Vaccines
item Rift Valley Fever Diagnosis and Vaccine Development and Evaluation
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 Social Network Analysis of Hydrotreated Renewable Jet Fuel Value Chains
item Solutions for the Food Safety Threat Posed by Salmonella in the Lymph Nodes of Cattle Presented for Harvest
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 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 Systems Biology Approach to Understanding Endometrial Receptivity and Pregnancy Loss
item Technologies for Management of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands
item Technologies for Managment and Restoration of Bureau of Land Management Administered Rangelands in New Mexico
item The Differential Gene Expression of the Gene's Organ in the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus Microplus
item The Impact of Insect Immunity on Vector Competence in Changing Environments
item Understanding Composition of Bovine Colonic Microbiota and Predisposition to Ehec Colonization As Complex Polygenic Traits in Beef Cattle
item Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics
item Using Land Resource Units to Improve Ceap Analysis and Ecological Site Interpretation
item Validate ARS Wind Erosion Model
item Vector Competence of North American Rift Valley Fever Disease Vectors
item Vegetation, Soil, and Livestock Gain Responses to Grazing Management Studies
item Veterinary Pest Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
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: 11/13/2013
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