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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Programs and Projects at this Location
ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Improve Swine Reproductive Efficiency
(Appropriated)
Genetic Research to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle and Sheep
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Metagenomic Approaches to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle
(Appropriated)
Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
(Appropriated)
Improving Sow Lifetime Productivity in Swine
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Improve Heifer Selection and Heifer Development
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
(Appropriated)
Rfamide Peptides Integrate the Effect of Nutrition on the Gonadotropic Axis of the Gilt
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Scientific Knowledge and New Technology to Aid in the Selection and Management of the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Populations
(General Cooperative Agreement)
2014 Beef Improvement Federation
(Grant)
World Congress on Genetics As Applied to Livestock Production (Wcgalp)
(Grant)
Whole Genome Selection Through Genome Wide Imputation in Beef Cattle
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Collaborative Beef Cattle Research in Nutrition, Breeding and Genetics, And/or Meat Science
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Commercially-Available Dna-Based Test for Parentage, Animal Identification, and Disease Traceback in U.S. Sheep
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Commercially-Available Genotyping Test for Haplotypes Encoding Ovine Tmem154 Proteins
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Dna-Based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes That Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Water Holding Capacity Mechanisms of Meat
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Host Genetic Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex
(Reimbursable)
National Program for Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle
(Reimbursable)
Pooled Genotyping and Sequencing for Development of Molecular Breeding Values for Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease
(Reimbursable)
Rfamide Peptides Integrate the Effect of Nutrition on the Gonadotropic Axis of the Gilt
(Reimbursable)
Translational Genomics for Improving Sow Reproductive Longevity
(Reimbursable)
Bioinformatics Tools to Access, Filter, Manipulate, and Analyze Ngs Data
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Optimal Dietary Energy and Protein for the Development of Gilts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Optimal Dietary Energy and Protein for the Development of Gilts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Organization and Storage of Bovine High Density Genetic Marker Panel and Next Generation Whole Genome DNA Sequence Data
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Phenotypic and Genomic Database Creation for Cattle in Industry Populations
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Producer Outreach for Updated Swine Ventilation Standards
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Scientific Information and New Technology to Solve High Priority Problems for the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Industries
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Trust)
Evaluation of Contributions to Seasonal Reproductive Inefficiency
(Trust)
Optimal Dietary Energy and Protein for the Development of Gilts
(Trust)
Relationship Between Longissimus Slice Shear Force and Slice Shear Force of Gluteus Medius and Biceps Femoris (Top Sirloin Cap)...
(Trust)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Development of a Commercially-Available Dna-Based Test for Parentage, Animal Identification, and Disease Traceback in U.S. Sheep
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Commercially-Available Genotyping Test for Haplotypes Encoding Ovine Tmem154 Proteins
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Dna-Based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes That Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Exploring Genomic Differences and Ecological Reservoirs to Control Foodborne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Mitigation in Livestock and Red Meat Production
(Appropriated)
Prevention of Pathogen Transmission from Animal Manure to Food, Water, and Environment
(Appropriated)
Solutions for the Food Safety Threat Posed by Salmonella in the Lymph Nodes of Cattle Presented for Harvest
(Reimbursable)
Technologies As Multiple Hurdles to Inactivate Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli & Viruses During Beef Processing & on Non-Intact Beef
(Reimbursable)
Understanding Composition of Bovine Colonic Microbiota and Predisposition to Ehec Colonization As Complex Polygenic Traits in Beef Cattle
(Reimbursable)
Hide-on Carcass Wash System with Thermal/chemical Dehairing and Mechanical Scraping
(Trust)
Prevalence and Enumeration of Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia Coli and Salmonella Throughout the Beef Production Continuum
(Trust)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 12/22/2014
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