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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)
Determining Influence of Microbial, Feed, and Animal Factors on Efficiency of Nutrient Utilization and Performance in Lactating Dairy Cows
(Appropriated)
Forage Characteristics That Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(Appropriated)
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Illinois
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Reactive Nitrogen Cycling and Impacts on U.S. Dairy Farms: the Feasibility of Sustainable Milk and Agro-Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Collaborative Environmental Microbiology Laboratory to Support Ars/usgs Wi Water Science Ctr-Specific Research Activities
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Mentored Research in Rumen Microbiology
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Infrared Or Visual Automated Data Acquisition Detection Systems for Continuous Evaluation of Fermentation Or Animal Behavior Profiling
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable)
Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets
(Reimbursable)
Multi-Scale Investigation of Winter Runoff and Nutrient Loss Processes in Actively Managed Dairy Agroecosystems
(Reimbursable)
Rumen Microbial Communities and Lactation Efficiency in Dairy Cows
(Reimbursable)
Assessment of New Sand Vs. Recycled Products of Manure Separation As Bedding Materials for Lactating Cows in Freestall Housing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Contribution of Dairy Ration Components to Nitrogen in Milk, Manure, Crops and Environmental Nitrogen Loss
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Biological Basis of Genetic Variation in Forage and Feed Utilization Efficiency in Lactating Dairy Cattle
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software for a Cattle Lot Runoff and Phosphorus Loss Model
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Interseeded Forage Legumes in Silage Corn
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Minnesota
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Ohio
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Statistical Designs and Methods
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation of Hay and Silage Preservation Experiments with Individual Voluntary Intake and Digestibility Measurements in Sheep
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Molasses, Corn Grain, and Degradable Protein Levels on Lactation Performance and Rumen Function of Dairy Cattle
(Trust)
Evaluation of Oxygen Barrier Wraps for Large-Round Silage Bales
(Trust)
Aquaculture (NP #106)
Combating Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia and Improving Yellow Perch Aquaculture for the Great Lakes Region
(Appropriated)
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Animal Care and Use Committee
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Combatting Viral Pathogens in the Great Lakes Region
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Analysis of the Fish Pathogens Flavobacterium Columnare and Flavobacterium Psychrophilum
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Evaluation of Yellow Perch for Aquaculture Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Using Genetic Techniques to Characterize Mechanisms of Virulence in Flavobacterium Fish Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Illinois
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops That Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Control of Flowering in Switchgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in SWITCHGRASS-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Elucidation of Red Clover Filaments and Associated Plant Disease Symptoms
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Interseeded Forage Legumes in Silage Corn
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Minnesota
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Ohio
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Plant and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Meadow Fescue Endophyte: Impact on Host Fitness
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Forage Characteristics That Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(Appropriated)
Reactive Nitrogen Cycling and Impacts on U.S. Dairy Farms: the Feasibility of Sustainable Milk and Agro-Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Collaborative Environmental Microbiology Laboratory to Support Ars/usgs Wi Water Science Ctr-Specific Research Activities
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable)
Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets
(Reimbursable)
Multi-Scale Investigation of Winter Runoff and Nutrient Loss Processes in Actively Managed Dairy Agroecosystems
(Reimbursable)
Assessment of New Sand Vs. Recycled Products of Manure Separation As Bedding Materials for Lactating Cows in Freestall Housing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Contribution of Dairy Ration Components to Nitrogen in Milk, Manure, Crops and Environmental Nitrogen Loss
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software for a Cattle Lot Runoff and Phosphorus Loss Model
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Statistical Designs and Methods
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation of Hay and Silage Preservation Experiments with Individual Voluntary Intake and Digestibility Measurements in Sheep
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Forage Characteristics That Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(Appropriated)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Removing Limitations to the Efficient Utilization of Alfalfa and Other Forages in Dairy Production, New Bio-Products, and Bioenergy To...
(Appropriated)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Illinois
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops That Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Control of Flowering in Switchgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Reactive Nitrogen Cycling and Impacts on U.S. Dairy Farms: the Feasibility of Sustainable Milk and Agro-Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Collaborative Environmental Microbiology Laboratory to Support Ars/usgs Wi Water Science Ctr-Specific Research Activities
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in SWITCHGRASS-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable)
Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets
(Reimbursable)
Multi-Scale Investigation of Winter Runoff and Nutrient Loss Processes in Actively Managed Dairy Agroecosystems
(Reimbursable)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Assessment of New Sand Vs. Recycled Products of Manure Separation As Bedding Materials for Lactating Cows in Freestall Housing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Contribution of Dairy Ration Components to Nitrogen in Milk, Manure, Crops and Environmental Nitrogen Loss
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software for a Cattle Lot Runoff and Phosphorus Loss Model
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidation of Red Clover Filaments and Associated Plant Disease Symptoms
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Interseeded Forage Legumes in Silage Corn
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Minnesota
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Ohio
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use As Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Plant and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Novel Harvest Technologies for Fractionating Alfalfa into Leaf and Stem Fractions
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Meadow Fescue Endophyte: Impact on Host Fitness
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Statistical Designs and Methods
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation of Hay and Silage Preservation Experiments with Individual Voluntary Intake and Digestibility Measurements in Sheep
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Oxygen Barrier Wraps for Large-Round Silage Bales
(Trust)
Investigation of the Benefits of Feeding Surplus Cranberry Waste Stream Products to Lambs and Lactating Dairy Cows
(Trust)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Creating the Cover Crops That Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Control of Flowering in Switchgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in SWITCHGRASS-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable)
Elucidation of Red Clover Filaments and Associated Plant Disease Symptoms
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Plant and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Meadow Fescue Endophyte: Impact on Host Fitness
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Bioenergy & Energy Alternatives (NP #307)
Evaluation of Oxygen Barrier Wraps for Large-Round Silage Bales
(Trust)
Last Modified: 8/28/2016
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