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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
Apple
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, live animal
Canola
Carrot
Cherry
Climate
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cuphea
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Fertilizers
Florist crops, other
Forage legumes, other
Fungi (includes yeast)
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbs and spices
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Land
Lesquerella
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other cultured finfish
Other Pollinators
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potato
Potted plants
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Red clover
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Rice
Rye
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Sugar beet
Sugar crops, general/other
Sunflower
Sweetcorn
Swine, live animal
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
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 and natural fisheries, general/other
Research Projects within Swine, live animal
item ANIMAL AND MANURE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND REDUCED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
item ANIMAL INTESTINAL MICROBIOMES, FOODBORNE PATHOGENS, AND ANTIMICROBIALS
item Antigenic Properties and Characterization of the Global Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine
item Antigenic Properties and Characterization of the Global Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine
item ANTIGENIC RELATEDNESS OF INFLUENZA A VIRUSES AND USE OF ANTIGENIC CARTOGRAPHY IN VACCINE STRAIN SELECTION FOR SWINE
item Antiviral Regulation Underlying the Activation Status of Porcine Monocytic Innate Immune Cells
item ASSESSMENT OF HETEROCLITE-VECTORED CYTOKINES AS A MEANS TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY OF MODIFIED LIVE PRRSV DIVA VACCINE PREPARATIONS
item Characterization of the Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine and Pathotyping of IAV in the Natural Host
item COMPARISON OF PORCINE HIGH FEVER DISEASE ISOLATES OF PRRSV TO US ISOLATES FOR THEIR ABILITY TO CAUSE SECONDARY BACTERIAL INFECTION IN SWINE
item CONTROL, IMMUNOLOGY AND GENOMICS OF SPIROCHETE DISEASES
item Defining a Novel Structural Component of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus and its Role in Disease Pathogenesis
item Designer Diets Decrease Aggression and Increase Welfare
item Designer Diets Decrease Aggression and Increase Welfare
item DEVELOPMENT OF AN ORAL VACCINE VECTOR FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF ANIMALS
item Dietary Modification to Eliminate Ulcers in Sows
item Effect of PRRSV Infection on Thymus – A Source of Immune Dysregulation?
item Effects of Heat Stress on Farm Animal Well-Being
item Emerging Swine Disease Studies: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)
item Evaluate Total Tract Energy and Lipid Digestibility in Commercially Available Distillers Corn Oils Differing in Fatty Acid Composition in 15 kg Pigs
item Evaluation of a PRRSV Modified Live DIVA Vaccine
item GROUP SIZE, AGE AT GROUPING AND FIBER INCLUSION IN DIETS OF VEAL AND DAIRY CALVES
item H1N1 INFLUENZA A VIRUS IN SWINE SUPPLEMENTAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
item H1N1 INFLUENZA A VIRUS IN SWINE SUPPLEMENTAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
item HANDLING AND TRANSPORT STRESS INTERACTIONS WITH PATHOGEN BIOLOGY IN SWINE AND CATTLE
item IDENTIFICATION OF DISEASE MECHANISMS AND DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED DIAGNOSTICS AND VACCINES FOR BRUCELLOSIS IN LIVESTOCK AND WILDLIFE
item Immune Assay to Evaluate Cross-Protection Following Influenza Virus Vaccination
item IMMUNE FACTORS IN VACCINE-ENHANCED PANDEMIC H1N1 INFLUENZA DISEASE
item IMPROVING NUTRIENT UTILIZATION AND FEED EFFICIENCY THROUGH RESEARCH AND EXTENSION TO ENHANCE PIG INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY COMPETITIVENESS
item INFLUENZA PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS
item INTERVENTION STRATEGIES TO CONTROL VIRAL DISEASES OF SWINE
item Live-animal assay for identifying correlates of protection/cross-protection for intranasal swine influenza virus vaccines
item MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING: PROMOTE ANIMAL HEALTH INITIATIVES WITH IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
item MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF SALMONELLA VIRULENCE, ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE, AND HOST RESPONSE
item MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION AND PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSES OF UNIQUE MICROORGANISMS FROM SWINE FECES AND MANURE STORAGE PITS
item Nitrous Oxide for Piglet Euthanasia: Validation by Electroencephalography (EEG)
item Nitrous Oxide for Piglet Euthanasia: Validation by Electroencephalography (EEG)
item Novel Strategies for Generating Live-Attenuated Vaccine Viruses and Investigating Human-to-Pig Interspecies Transmission of Influenza A Virus
item Origin, Evolution, and Zoonotic Potential of Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Found in U.S. Swine Farms
item Origin, Evolution, and Zoonotic Potential of Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Found in US Swine Farms
item Parallel Monitoring of Porcine Diseases of Economic Importance in the United States and China
item Reducing Animal Stress and the Incidence or Prevalence of Human Pathogens through Enhanced Gastrointestinal Microbial and Immune Functions in Farm Animals
item Safeguarding Well-being of Food Producing Animals
item STRATEGIES TO CONTROL AND PREVENT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN SWINE
item Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens
item Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens-Purdue
item Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens-U of IL
item UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF COMMENSAL ANAEROBIC BACTERIA IN ODOR, EMISSIONS, AND ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE FROM STORED LIVESTOCK MANURE
item USDA Swine Influenza A Virus Surveillance System Related Research
item USDA Swine Influenza A Virus Surveillance System Related Research
item USDA Swine Influenza a Virus Surveillance System: Extension to: In Vivo Pathogenesis and Transmission and Associated In Vitro Studies
item USDA SWINE INFLUENZA VIRUS SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM: COMPUTATIONAL EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY OF WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCES
item USDA SWINE INFLUENZA VIRUS SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM: IN VIVO PATHOGENESIS AND TRANSMISSION AND ASSOCIATED IN VITRO STUDIES
item Use of Interferon Alpha as an Immunomodulator and Metaphylactic Therapeutic during PRRSV Outbreaks
item VALIDATION OF DIGESTIBLE AND METABOLIZABLE ENERGY PREDICTION EQUATIONS, AND DETERMINATION OF NET ENERGY OF CORN DDGS SOURCES VARYING...
item Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn DDGS Sources Varying...
Last Modified: 7/23/2014
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