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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)
Adaptive Rangeland Management of Livestock Grazing, Disturbance, and Climatic Variation
(Appropriated)
Alleviating Rate Limiting Factors That Compromise Beef Production Efficiency
(Appropriated)
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)
National Animal Germplasm Program
(Appropriated)
New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Improve Heifer Selection and Heifer Development
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
(Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Bluetongue Virus Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
(Appropriated)
Countermeasures to Prevent, Mitigate, and Control Rift Valley Fever (Rvf)
(Appropriated)
Development of Tools for Integrated Pest Management of Stable Flies
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approaches for Protection of Animals from Vector-Borne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Predictive Biology of Emerging Vector-Borne Viral Diseases
(Appropriated)
Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Bluetongue Virus Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
(Appropriated)
Countermeasures to Prevent, Mitigate, and Control Rift Valley Fever (Rvf)
(Appropriated)
Development of Tools for Integrated Pest Management of Stable Flies
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approaches for Protection of Animals from Vector-Borne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Biology of Obesity Prevention
(Appropriated)
Bone Metabolism in Obesity
(Appropriated)
Dietary Guidelines Adherence and Healthy Body Weight Maintenance
(Appropriated)
Dietary Modulation of Obesity-Related Cancer by Selenium
(Appropriated)
Food Factors and Maintenance of Body Weight and Health
(Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Chemical and Biological Residues in Foods
(Appropriated)
Development of Tools for Integrated Pest Management of Stable Flies
(Appropriated)
Environmentally Sound Manure Management for Reduction of Gas Emissions, Nutrients, and Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Exploring Genomic Differences and Ecological Reservoirs to Control Foodborne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Metabolic Fate of Chemical and Biological Contaminants
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Mitigation in Livestock and Red Meat Production
(Appropriated)
Prevention of Pathogen Transmission from Animal Manure to Food, Water, and Environment
(Appropriated)
Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Enhanced System Models and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Water Limited Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
(Appropriated)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
(Appropriated)
New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands
(Appropriated)
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Environmentally Sound Manure Management for Reduction of Gas Emissions, Nutrients, and Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Global Change in Semi-Arid Rangelands: Ecosystem Responses and Management Adaptations
(Appropriated)
Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
(Appropriated)
Improving Bioenergy and Forage Plants and Production Systems for the Central U.S.
(Appropriated)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Management Practices to Mitigate Global Climate Change, Enhance Bio-Energy Production, Increase Soil-C Stocks & Sustain Soil Productivity...
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
(Appropriated)
Soil and Crop Management Systems for Improved Natural Resource Quality and Efficiency
(Appropriated)
Soil and Gas Flux Response to Improved Management in Cold, Semiarid Agroecosystems
(Appropriated)
Soil Resources and Air Quality Affected by Wind Erosion and Fugitive Dust Emissions: Processes, Simulation and Control
(Appropriated)
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Dryland Cropping System for the Central Great Plains
(Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Improving Bioenergy and Forage Plants and Production Systems for the Central U.S.
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Environmentally Sound Manure Management for Reduction of Gas Emissions, Nutrients, and Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Adaptive Rangeland Management of Livestock Grazing, Disturbance, and Climatic Variation
(Appropriated)
Alleviating Rate Limiting Factors That Compromise Beef Production Efficiency
(Appropriated)
Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
(Appropriated)
Global Change in Semi-Arid Rangelands: Ecosystem Responses and Management Adaptations
(Appropriated)
Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
(Appropriated)
Improving Bioenergy and Forage Plants and Production Systems for the Central U.S.
(Appropriated)
New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands
(Appropriated)
Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Northern Great Plains Rangelands Through Biological Control and Community Restoration
(Appropriated)
Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Enhanced System Models and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Water Limited Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
(Appropriated)
Soil and Crop Management Systems for Improved Natural Resource Quality and Efficiency
(Appropriated)
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Dryland Cropping System for the Central Great Plains
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Cytogenetic Manipulation of Durum Wheat for Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses and Enhanced End-Use Quality
(Appropriated)
Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat Quality
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Barley
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Durum and Spring Wheat for Quality and Resistance to Diseases and Pests
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Non-Grain Energy Uses
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat for End-Use Quality and Disease Resistance
(Appropriated)
Innovations That Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Managing and Preserving Ex Situ Plant Germplasm Collections
(Appropriated)
Multidisciplinary Approaches to Enhanced Sugar Beet Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Physiological and Genetic Approaches to Improving Extractable Sugar Yield in Sugarbeet
(Appropriated)
Plant and Microbial Genetic Resource Preservation and Quality Assessment
(Appropriated)
Sunflower Genetic Improvement with Genes from Wild Crop Relatives and Domesticated Sunflower
(Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Genetic Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Non-Grain Energy Uses
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat for End-Use Quality and Disease Resistance
(Appropriated)
Host-Pathogen Interactions in Barley and Wheat
(Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches for Improved Cercospora Leaf Spot Control in Sugarbeet
(Appropriated)
Sclerotinia Initiative
(Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Ecologically Based Pest Management in Modern Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Ecology and Management of Grasshoppers and Other Insect Pests in the Northern Great Plains
(Appropriated)
Ecology, Genomics, and Management of Stored Product Insects
(Appropriated)
Insect Cryopreservation, Dormancy, Genetics and Biochemistry
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approaches for Protection of Animals from Vector-Borne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
(Appropriated)
Novel Weed Management Solutions: a Basis in Understanding Bud and Seed Dormancy
(Appropriated)
Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Northern Great Plains Rangelands Through Biological Control and Community Restoration
(Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Managing and Conserving Diverse Bee Pollinators for Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation
(Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Biochemical and Physical Characterization of Hard Winter Wheat Quality for End-Use Quality
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat Quality
(Appropriated)
Identification and Manipulation of Postharvest Physiological and Molecular Processes Controlling Potato Nutritional and Market Quality
(Appropriated)
Improve Grain Sorghum End-Use Quality & Utilization by Identifying the Physical, Chemical & Environmental Factors Related to Food & Feed...
(Appropriated)
Improved Potato Market Quality Through Germplasm Processing Evaluations and Optimized Storage Technologies
(Appropriated)
Preservation, Enhancement, and Measurement of Grain Quality and Marketability
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 11/13/2013
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