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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.

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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Updating the Nutrient Requirements for Poultry
(Grant)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Develop Alternatives to Antibiotics for Priority Diseases in Animal Agriculture
(In-House Appropriated)
Emerging Animal Diseases that Exist Offshore
(In-House Appropriated)
Microbial Ecology of Antimicrobial Resistance
(In-House Appropriated)
Global Food and Mouth Disease Research Alliance (GFRA)
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Global Strategic Alliances for the Coordination of Research on the Major Infectious Diseases of Animals and Zoonoses (STAR-IDAZ)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Biological Control of Invasive Pests from South America
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control Organism Databases and Assessments
(In-House Appropriated)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY 2017)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY 2017)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Collaboration on Tick Integrated Pest Management
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Latin American Weeds and Insects
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery and Development of New Public Health Pesticides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Healthy Eating and Lifestyle for Total Health (HEALTH)
(In-House Appropriated)
Branded Food Product Database Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Implementation Project
(Cooperative Agreement)
MOU between USDA/ARS and Ghent University, Belgium
(Memorandum of Understanding)
MOU between USDA/ARS, USDA/NIFA, and Dairy Management Inc.
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Metabolic Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Particulate Matter
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Responsive Agriculture and Food Systems to Promote Health and Quality of Life across the Life Span
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
MOU between the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), International Environmental Research Institute (IERI) and USDA/ARS
(Memorandum of Understanding)
MOU between USDA/ARS and the University College Dublin Centre for Food Safety
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
A Systems Approach to Improved Water Management for Sustainable Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessing and Enabling Agroecosystem Sustainability of Southeastern U.S. Suptropical Humid Grassland and Shrub Landscapes
(In-House Appropriated)
COMBINED WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE
(In-House Appropriated)
Strengthening and Enhancing Collaborations between the USDA/ARS and the National Association of Conservation Districts
(Cooperative Agreement)
Correction of Nutrients Deficits in Traditional Olive Orchard in the Middle East
(Grant)
EXACT Water Workshops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Guide and strengthen collaboration between the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Soil Health Institute (SHI)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Air Quality Associated with Agricultural Operations (SDL)
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessing and Enabling Agroecosystem Sustainability of Southeastern U.S. Suptropical Humid Grassland and Shrub Landscapes
(In-House Appropriated)
Global Change Research
(In-House Appropriated)
Strengthening and Enhancing Collaborations between the USDA/ARS and the National Association of Conservation Districts
(Cooperative Agreement)
Support for a Twelve Paper Series on Agricultural Innovations to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050
(Grant)
APHIS Climate Hub Fellow
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FSA Climate Hub Fellow
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
NRCS Climate Hub Fellow
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
RMA Climate Hub Fellow
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Guide and strengthen collaboration between the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Soil Health Institute (SHI)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Grass, Forage, and Rangeland Agroecosystems (NP #215)
Biological Control of Invasive Weeds from Eurasia and Africa
(In-House Appropriated)
Strengthening and Enhancing Collaborations between the USDA/ARS and the National Association of Conservation Districts
(Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control Research to Manage Invasive Exotic Rangeland Weeds on Bureau of Land Management Lands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cooperation between EBCL and the Aristotle of Thessaloniki, Greece School of Agriculture
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Australian - American Collaboration on Biological Control of Invasive Pests
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Conservation Alliance
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Protection of Biodiversity from Invasive Species in France
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Invasive Weeds and Insect Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration in South Africa (Western Cape) for the Stink Bug Bagrada hilaris and its Native Natural Enemies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Ecological Mapping, Genetic and Biotic Information in Developing a Biological Control Program for Ventenata dubia
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
A Systems Approach to Improved Water Management for Sustainable Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessing and Enabling Agroecosystem Sustainability of Southeastern U.S. Suptropical Humid Grassland and Shrub Landscapes
(In-House Appropriated)
Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network: Archbold-University of Florida LTAR Site
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network: Archbold-University of Florida LTAR Site, Archbold Biological Station
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Cocoa, Coffee, and Alternative Crops Research
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation of Germplasm of Horticulture and Sugarcrops
(In-House Appropriated)
Information Transfer - Genetic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Staffing and Operation for National Clonal Repositories for Plant Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Continued Support of the International Research Initiative for Wheat Improvement
(Grant)
Support of the International Research Initiative for Wheat Improvement
(Grant)
International Wheat Yield Program (IWYP)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Maintaining and Enhancing Global Cacao Quarantine Capacity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Cocoa, Coffee, and Alternative Crops Research
(In-House Appropriated)
Floriculture and Nursery Research Initiative
(In-House Appropriated)
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
(In-House Appropriated)
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
(In-House Appropriated)
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
(In-House Appropriated)
National Plant Diseases Recovery System
(In-House Appropriated)
POTATO RESEARCH
(In-House Appropriated)
SMALL FRUIT AND NURSERY RESEARCH
(In-House Appropriated)
WHEAT STRIPE RUST INITIATIVE
(In-House Appropriated)
A Centralized Wheat Transformation Facility for the Fusarium Community
(Grant)
Applied Management of Fusarium Head Blight in Kentucky
(Grant)
Breeding and Genomic Selection for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Spring Wheat
(Grant)
Characterization of Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat and its Relatives
(Grant)
Continued Deployment of Prediciton Models for Fusarium Head Blight
(Grant)
Deoxynivalenol (DON) Analysis in Wheat
(Grant)
Developing 6- and 2-rowed Malting Barley Cultivars with Reduced FHB and DON
(Grant)
Developing FHB Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Idaho and the Western US
(Grant)
Developing Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat
(Grant)
Development of FHB Resistant Wheat and Barley Varieties for Northeastern U.S.
(Grant)
Development of FHB Resistant Wheat Genotypes Adapted to the Gulf Coast and Use of DHs to Expedite
(Grant)
Development of FHB Resistant Wheat Genotypes Adapted to the Gulf Coast and Use of DHs to Expedite Variety Development
(Grant)
Development of FHB-Resistant Wheat Cultivars for the Midsouth
(Grant)
Development of Hard Spring Wheat Cultivars Resistant to Fusarium Head Blight
(Grant)
Development of Scab Resistant Soft Red Winter Wheat Germplasm Adapted to the U.S. Southeast
(Grant)
Development of Scab Resistant Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties
(Grant)
Development of Scab Resistant Soft Wheats Adapted to the Southeast
(Grant)
Development of Scab Resistant Wheat Varieties for Michigan
(Grant)
Diagnostic Testing Services for Deoxynivalenol in the Eastern U.S.
(Grant)
Discovering, Understanding, and Utilizing Wheat Genes for FHB Resistance in Ohio
(Grant)
Distinct Regulatory Functions of the TRI6 and TRI10 Genes in DON Biosynthesis
(Grant)
Enhancement of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in the Southeastern U.S. Germplasm
(Grant)
Enhancement of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in the Southeastern U.S. Germplasm
(Grant)
Evaluation of Barley and Malt for DON and Deoxynivalenol-3-Glucoside
(Grant)
FHB Management in Barley: QTL Deployment and Phenotyping
(Grant)
FHB Management Research in New York
(Grant)
Finding Fusarium Graminearum Genes to Target Using Population Genomics
(Grant)
Fungicide Efficacy in FHB/DON Management for Hard Red Winter and Spring Wheat in South Dakota
(Grant)
Fusarium Head Blight Research in Soft Red Winter Wheat
(Grant)
Fusarium Head Blight Research in Winter Wheat
(Grant)
Fusarium Head Blight Resistance for Montana Barley
(Grant)
Fusarium Head Blight Resistance for Montana Spring Wheat
(Grant)
Fusarium Head Blight Risk Assessment, Management, and Education
(Grant)
Genetic and Molecular Characterization of New Sources of FHB Resistance in Wheat
(Grant)
Genetic Characterization and Selection for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Durum Wheat
(Grant)
Genetic Improvement of Grain Yield and Disease Resistance in Wheat
(Grant)
Genotyping Breeding Lines for FHB Resistance
(Grant)
Hosting the USWBSI's Networking and Facilitation Office
(Grant)
Identify and Develop Durum Wheat Resistant to Fusarium Head Blight
(Grant)
Improvement of the FHB Resistance of Winter Wheat Grown in the Northern Prairies
(Grant)
Improving FHB Resistance in Barley and Wheat Using Breeding and Genomics Methods
(Grant)
Improving FHB Resistance in Hard Winter Wheat by Molecular Breeding/Manipulation
(Grant)
Improving SRWW Resistance to FHB using Traditional and Molecular Breeding
(Grant)
Integrated Management and Prediction of Fusarium Head Blight and DON in Winter Wheat
(Grant)
Integrated Management of FHB and DON Contamination in SRWW in Virginia
(Grant)
Integrated Management of FHB and DON in Barley in New England
(Grant)
Integrated Management of FHB and DON in Soft Red Winter Wheat in Tennessee
(Grant)
Integrated Management of Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat in Pennsylvania
(Grant)
Integrated Management of Wheat in Illinois
(Grant)
Integrated Management Strategies and Fungicide Testing for FHB and DON in Small Grains in ND
(Grant)
Integrated Strategies for Improved Management of FHB and DON in Soft Red Winter Wheat in Alabama
(Grant)
Investigating Sources of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance from Wheat and its Wild Relatives
(Grant)
IPM for FHB and DON in SRWW in Wisconsin
(Grant)
Management of Spring and Winter Barley in the Mid-Atlantic for Scab
(Grant)
Managing Fusarium and DON for Soft Winter Wheat in Michigan
(Grant)
Mapping Loci Conferring Resistance to FHB and DON Accumulation in Barley
(Grant)
Molecular Genetics Approaches to Developing Scab Resistance
(Grant)
Montana Winter Wheat Fusarium Head Blight Resistance
(Grant)
New Sources of Resistance to FHB and DON in Wheat
(Grant)
Novel Genes for FHB Resistance
(Grant)
Pathogenesis of Fusarium graminearum
(Grant)
Prediction Models and Improved Pre-Harvest Estimates of Deoxynivalenol
(Grant)
Production of Double Haploid for FHB Resistance
(Grant)
Resistant and Susceptible Interactions of Fusarium graminearum with Wheat and Barley
(Grant)
Scab Research Projects and Development of Scab Resistant Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties at the University of Illinois
(Grant)
Spring Wheat Breeding for Scab Resistance in South Dakota
(Grant)
Suppression of FHB by Green Leaf Volatiles (GLVs)
(Grant)
U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Inititative's Networking and Facilitation Office and Website
(Grant)
Using Chitosan Nanoparticles Targeting Fusarium and Mycotoxins during Malting
(Grant)
USWBSI Integrated Management of FHB on Delaware Wheat
(Grant)
Value of Genetic Resistance and Fungicides on FHB Control in Durum
(Grant)
Winter Wheat Breeding for Scab Resistance in South Dakota
(Grant)
Identifying New Genetic Sources and Evaluating United States Wheat Germplasm for Resistance to Stem Rust in Eastern Africa
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Maintaining and Enhancing Global Cacao Quarantine Capacity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
A Systems Approach to Improved Water Management for Sustainable Production
(In-House Appropriated)
AREA-WIDE MANAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL PESTS
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control of Invasive Arthropod Pests from the Eastern Hemisphere
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control of Invasive Pests from South America
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control of Invasive Weeds and Pests from Australia and Asia
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control of Invasive Weeds from Eurasia and Africa
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control Organism Databases and Assessments
(In-House Appropriated)
Foreign Exploration for Natural Enemies of Invasive Species Originating from China and the Surrounding Areas
(In-House Appropriated)
Minor Use Pesticides Umbrella Project
(In-House Appropriated)
POTATO RESEARCH
(In-House Appropriated)
SMALL FRUIT AND NURSERY RESEARCH
(In-House Appropriated)
Biological Control of the Olive Fly in California
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biological Control Research to Manage Invasive Exotic Rangeland Weeds on Bureau of Land Management Lands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Discover and Develop Biological Control Agents for Invasive Aquatic Weeds (including Hydrilla)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cooperation between EBCL and the Aristotle of Thessaloniki, Greece School of Agriculture
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Australian - American Collaboration on Biological Control of Invasive Pests
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration in Lombardy, Italy to Collect the Egg Parasitoid A. fukutai, which Attacks Citrus Longhorned Beetle
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Protection of Biodiversity from Invasive Species in France
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
USAMMDA Vector Management Field Research in Greece
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Invasive Insect Pests and Weeds
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Invasive Weeds and Insect Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Latin American Weeds and Insects
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Weeds Endemic to Southeast Asia and Australia that are Invasive in the United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration in Kenya for the Stink Bug Bagrada hilaris and Its Native Natural Enemies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration in South Africa (Western Cape) for the Stink Bug Bagrada hilaris and its Native Natural Enemies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration in South Africa for the Stink Bug Bagrada hilaris and Its Native Natural enemies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Management of Invasive Arthropods and Plants in the Balkan Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Ecological Mapping, Genetic and Biotic Information in Developing a Biological Control Program for Ventenata dubia
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
AREA-WIDE MANAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL PESTS
(In-House Appropriated)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Forest Products Research
(In-House Appropriated)
Interagency Acquisition Agreement between USDA - Rural Development and the Agricultural Research Service
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
MOU between USDA/ARS, USDA/NIFA, and Dairy Management Inc.
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Design, Manufacture, and Construction of Next Generation Tall Wooden Buidings
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Design, Manufacture, and Construction of Next Generation Tall Wooden Buildings
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Forest Products Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Forest-Based Products
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pilot Level Improvement in Forest Products Evaluation Standards and Techniques
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pilot Level Improvement in Forest Products Evaluation Standards and Techniques and Development of Termite Resistant Composites
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Responsive Agriculture and Food Systems to Promote Health and Quality of Life across the Life Span
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Annual Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach Conference
(Grant)
General National Program (NP #990)
BINATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (BARD)
(In-House Appropriated)
Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research
(In-House Appropriated)
Extending Computing Infrastructure and Support
(In-House Appropriated)
Headquarters Cooperative Programs - Animal Production and Protection (APP)
(In-House Appropriated)
Headquarters Cooperative Programs - Crop Production and Protection (CPP)
(In-House Appropriated)
HEADQUARTERS COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS - FOOD NUTRITION, SAFETY AND QUALITY (FNSQ)
(In-House Appropriated)
Headquarters Cooperative Programs - Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems (NRSAS))
(In-House Appropriated)
Holding Project for Big Data Initiative
(In-House Appropriated)
International and Domestic Cooperative Agreements
(In-House Appropriated)
INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
(In-House Appropriated)
International and Domestic Cooperative Agreements - APP
(In-House Appropriated)
International and Domestic Cooperative Agreements - CPP
(In-House Appropriated)
International and Domestic Cooperative Agreements - NFSQ
(In-House Appropriated)
International and Domestic Cooperative Agreements - NRSAS
(In-House Appropriated)
Cooperative Agreement between USDA/ARS and the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF Global)
(Cooperative Agreement)
International Research Collaborations on Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural R&D Fund
(Cooperative Agreement)
USDA – CAB International (CABI) Research Cooperation: Biological Control of Invasive Species to the United States
(Cooperative Agreement)
2017/2018 IMIS Regional Activities
(Grant)
Egypt Tech Transfer Workshop
(Grant)
IWYP – Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency to Increase Wheat Yields
(Grant)
IWYP – Three High-Value Genes for Higher Wheat Yield
(Grant)
IWYP – Three High-Value Genes for Higher Wheat Yield (Part 2)
(Grant)
ARS-FAS Interagency Agreement for Technical Assistance
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY2014 INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS PATHOGENS IN AGRICULTURE WITH USDA/FAS AND DTRA
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying and Testing Biological Control Agents for Invasive Weeds
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pakistan Wheat Production Enhancement Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the USAID
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between The United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, NIFA and EMBRAPA
(Memorandum of Understanding)
MOU Between USDA/ARS and the Chungnam National University (CNU), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
(Memorandum of Understanding)
MOU with the Rural Development Administration Republic of Korea
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Collaborative CORPOICA-USDA ARS Cacao Research
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety and Quality Cooperative Activities between USDA and MOST
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety Research Cooperative Activities between USDA and MOST
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Interagency Agreement between the DTRA/SCC-WMD and USDA ARS, FAS and APHIS
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
International Biosafety and Biocontainment Symposium Series
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Land Potential Knowledge Systems (LandPKS) – Phase II
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnerships to Strengthen Middle Eastern Cooperation:Irrigation Management Information System IMIS and Animal Health Research Gap Analysis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Technical Services, Collaborative Research, and Cooperative Activities with the USAID, Phase III
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Generic Digital Data Library System Architecture From Big Data in Crop and Poultry
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
RDA/USDA-ARS Cooperation In Agricultural Research and Scientific Exchanges Phase IV
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)