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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)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
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)
Ground covers
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbs and spices
Horses, ponies, and mules
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 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
Poultry, general/other
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
Sweet sorghum
Sweetcorn
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tung
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 A Novel Two-step Procedure to Humanely Euthanize Piglets
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 Antiviral Regulation Underlying the Activation Status of Porcine Monocytic Innate Immune Cells
item Characterization of the Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine and Pathotyping of IAV in the Natural Host
item CONTROL, IMMUNOLOGY AND GENOMICS OF SPIROCHETE DISEASES
item Decision Support for Environmental Management of Cage and Cage-Alternative Layer Housing Systems for Thermal Comfort and Air Quality
item Defining the Molecular Basis for Antigenic Drift in Swine Influenza and Assessment of the Potential Risk of Novel H3N1 Influenza A Virus
item Designer Diets Decrease Aggression and Increase Welfare
item Designer Diets Decrease Aggression and Increase Welfare
item Developing a Probiotic for Anxiety Management
item Development of "Nutritional Tools" to Estimate ME Content in Rendered Animal Protein By-products for Swine
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 Epitope Inclusion: Enhancing Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) Vaccine Cross-Protective Efficacy
item Epitope Inclusion: Enhancing Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) Vaccine Cross-Protective Efficacy
item Evaluating the Welfare of Piglets After Weaning and Transport During Different Seasons
item Evaluation of a PRRSV Modified Live DIVA Vaccine
item Feral Swine Sampling for Zoonotic Pathogens at Federally Inspected Slaughter Establishments in Texas
item IDENTIFICATION OF DISEASE MECHANISMS AND DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED DIAGNOSTICS AND VACCINES FOR BRUCELLOSIS IN LIVESTOCK AND WILDLIFE
item Identify Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis, Transmission, and Immunity of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and Other Emerging Swine Coronaviruses
item Immune Assay to Evaluate Cross-Protection Following Influenza Virus Vaccination
item Influence of Gestational Age of Gilts at Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Exposure on Gut-Mammary-sIgA Axis and Protective Lactogenic Immunity
item INTERVENTION STRATEGIES TO CONTROL VIRAL DISEASES OF SWINE
item Live-Animal Assay for Identifying Correlates of Cross-Protection for Swine Influenza Virus Vaccines when Vaccinated in Presence of Maternal Antibody
item Managing Climate Change to Enhance Animal Welfare
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 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 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and Porcine Delta Coronavirus Protease Function and Potential Modification to Improve Swine Innate Immunity
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
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: 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 Use of Interferon Alpha as an Immunomodulator and Metaphylactic Therapeutic during PRRSV Outbreaks
item Using Conveyor Belt to Load and Unload Pigs to Reduce Stress and Improve Welfare of Pigs
Last Modified: 6/3/2015
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