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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)
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
(Appropriated)
Improving Nutrient Utilization and Feed Efficiency Through Research and Extension to Enhance Pig Industry Sustainability Competitiveness
(Reimbursable)
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn Ddgs Sources Varying...
(Reimbursable)
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn Ddgs Sources Varying...
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Total Tract Energy and Lipid Digestibility in Commercially Available Distillers Corn Oils Differing in Fatty Acid Composition in 15 Kg Pigs
(Trust)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
(Appropriated)
Improving Nutrient Utilization and Feed Efficiency Through Research and Extension to Enhance Pig Industry Sustainability Competitiveness
(Reimbursable)
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn Ddgs Sources Varying...
(Reimbursable)
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn Ddgs Sources Varying...
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Total Tract Energy and Lipid Digestibility in Commercially Available Distillers Corn Oils Differing in Fatty Acid Composition in 15 Kg Pigs
(Trust)
Soil Resource Management (NP #202)
Accumulation of Nitrogen-Bonded Aromatics in Rice-Cropping and Zero-Tillage Soils: Implications for Sustainable Agriculture
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Cover Crops, Soil Amendments, and Reduced Tillage on Carbon Sequestration and Soil Health in a Long-Term Organic Vegetable System
(Reimbursable)
Enhancing Farmland Water Quality & Availability Through Soil-Building Crop Rotations & Organic Practices
(Reimbursable)
Evaluation of the Impact of Changing Climate on Food Security Through Global Agricultural Models
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Fluid Fertilizer’s Role in Sustaining Soils Used for Bio-Energy Feedstock Production
(Trust)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
(Appropriated)
Soil Management for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Sustainable Biofuel Feedstock Production
(Appropriated)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2014 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Accumulation of Nitrogen-Bonded Aromatics in Rice-Cropping and Zero-Tillage Soils: Implications for Sustainable Agriculture
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of Sustainable Bioenergy Production Systems
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Upper Mississippi River Basin/great Lakes Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Upper Mississippi River Basin/great Lakes Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Corn Stover Residue Management
(Reimbursable)
Denitrification Within Saturated Riparian Buffers Re-Designed to Remove Nitrate from Field Tile Drains
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Edge-of-Field Surface-Water Runoff: a Three-State Pilot Project to Promote and Evaluate An Inexpensive and Reliable Gauge
(Reimbursable)
Processes Controlling the Source, Movement, and Release of Soil Phosphorus in Midwestern Streams from Pasture and Crop Land CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable)
Quantifying the Effects of Alternative Surface Inlet Protection Strategies on Water Quality
(Reimbursable)
Refinement of the Stewards Database to Serve the Ceap Project
(Reimbursable)
Regional Corn Stover Removal Impact Study - Ames (Ii)
(Reimbursable)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Nitrate Losses from Agricultural Fields with Subsurface Drainage
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of a Micronized Humic Product for Enhanced Corn Growth and Grain Production in Central Iowa
(Trust)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
(Appropriated)
Management of Agricultural and Natural Resource Systems to Reduce Atmospheric Emissions and Increase Resilience to Climate Change
(Appropriated)
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
(Appropriated)
Soil Management for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Sustainable Biofuel Feedstock Production
(Appropriated)
Application of Lidar Technology for Measurement of Emission and Dispersion from Agricultural Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Contribution of Woody Vegetation to Organic Matter Content of Soils under Forest Plantations-Assessment for Bioenergy Production
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Great Plains Agroforestry: Evaluation of Bioenergy Feedstock and Carbon Sequestration As Potential Long-Term Revenue Streams to Diversify...
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of the Agmip Program for South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2014 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Initiating the Midwest Regional Climate Hub: Fy 2014
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Accumulation of Nitrogen-Bonded Aromatics in Rice-Cropping and Zero-Tillage Soils: Implications for Sustainable Agriculture
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of Sustainable Bioenergy Production Systems
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerated Development of Commercial Hydrotreated Renewable Jet (Hrj) Fuel from Redesigned Oilseed Feedstock Supply Chains
(Reimbursable)
Air Quality Impacts of Dairy Facilities in Central California
(Reimbursable)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Upper Mississippi River Basin/great Lakes Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Upper Mississippi River Basin/great Lakes Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Corn Stover Residue Management
(Reimbursable)
Denitrification Within Saturated Riparian Buffers Re-Designed to Remove Nitrate from Field Tile Drains
(Reimbursable)
Determining Maximum Sustainable Production of Biomass with Mixture of Prairie Species
(Reimbursable)
Emission Inventories of Particulate Matter, Ammonia, Greenhouse Gases, and Vocs from Cattle Feedlots
(Reimbursable)
Great Plains Agroforestry: Evaluation of Bioenergy Feedstock and Carbon Sequestration As Potential Long-Term Revenue Streams to Diversity...
(Reimbursable)
Identifying the Cause and Subsequent Remediation of Foaming in Swine Manure Management Systems
(Reimbursable)
Linking Soil and Water Quality with Crop Performance Across a Continuum of Tillage and Management Strategies: Enhancing Sustainability Through...
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Edge-of-Field Surface-Water Runoff: a Three-State Pilot Project to Promote and Evaluate An Inexpensive and Reliable Gauge
(Reimbursable)
Processes Controlling the Source, Movement, and Release of Soil Phosphorus in Midwestern Streams from Pasture and Crop Land CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable)
Quantifying the Effects of Alternative Surface Inlet Protection Strategies on Water Quality
(Reimbursable)
Refinement of the Stewards Database to Serve the Ceap Project
(Reimbursable)
Regional Corn Stover Removal Impact Study - Ames (Ii)
(Reimbursable)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Swine Diet Formulation and Its Effect on Deep Pit Foaming
(Reimbursable)
The Use of Data Mining to Generate a Soil Dynamic Property (Dsp) Database
(Reimbursable)
Winter Rye Cover Crop Effect on Corn Seedling Pathogens
(Reimbursable)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Instruments for Measurement of Particulates and Gases from Agricultural Operations
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Spray Drift and Interception by Biobuffers Using Micrometeorological and Lidar Techniques
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of the Impact of Changing Climate on Food Security Through Global Agricultural Models
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Field Scale Assessment of Factors Controlling Corn and Soybean Production Efficienty
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
North Central Region Fruit, Vegetable, and Wine Growers’ Assessment of Soil and Water Vulnerability under Changing ..... Events
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of a Micronized Humic Product for Enhanced Corn Growth and Grain Production in Central Iowa
(Trust)
Right Practice, Right Place: Development and Deployment of a Conservation Planning Toolkit and Improved Incentive Strategies…
(Trust)
Soil Health: Biotic Fertilizers Help Build the Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
(Trust)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
(Appropriated)
Improving Nutrient Utilization and Feed Efficiency Through Research and Extension to Enhance Pig Industry Sustainability Competitiveness
(Reimbursable)
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn Ddgs Sources Varying...
(Reimbursable)
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn Ddgs Sources Varying...
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Total Tract Energy and Lipid Digestibility in Commercially Available Distillers Corn Oils Differing in Fatty Acid Composition in 15 Kg Pigs
(Trust)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
(Appropriated)
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
(Appropriated)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2014 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Upper Mississippi River Basin/great Lakes Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Upper Mississippi River Basin/great Lakes Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Denitrification Within Saturated Riparian Buffers Re-Designed to Remove Nitrate from Field Tile Drains
(Reimbursable)
Determining Maximum Sustainable Production of Biomass with Mixture of Prairie Species
(Reimbursable)
Effect of Cover Crops, Soil Amendments, and Reduced Tillage on Carbon Sequestration and Soil Health in a Long-Term Organic Vegetable System
(Reimbursable)
Enhancing Farmland Water Quality & Availability Through Soil-Building Crop Rotations & Organic Practices
(Reimbursable)
Linking Soil and Water Quality with Crop Performance Across a Continuum of Tillage and Management Strategies: Enhancing Sustainability Through...
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Edge-of-Field Surface-Water Runoff: a Three-State Pilot Project to Promote and Evaluate An Inexpensive and Reliable Gauge
(Reimbursable)
Processes Controlling the Source, Movement, and Release of Soil Phosphorus in Midwestern Streams from Pasture and Crop Land CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable)
Refinement of the Stewards Database to Serve the Ceap Project
(Reimbursable)
The Use of Data Mining to Generate a Soil Dynamic Property (Dsp) Database
(Reimbursable)
Winter Rye Cover Crop Effect on Corn Seedling Pathogens
(Reimbursable)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
North Central Region Fruit, Vegetable, and Wine Growers’ Assessment of Soil and Water Vulnerability under Changing ..... Events
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Fluid Fertilizer’s Role in Sustaining Soils Used for Bio-Energy Feedstock Production
(Trust)
Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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