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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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Animal Health (NP #103)
Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Validation of a HPLC-esi(+) MS-based Analysis of Toxic DHPAs and Their N-Oxides in Petasites spp. and Related Dietary Supplements
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Single Laboratory Validated Method for the Analysis of Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloids (DHPAs)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for Research Involving Animals
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Rangeland Restoration on the Channel Scablands of eastern Washington
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Chemical Methods to Provide Pure Authenticated Standards for Toxic Dehydropyrrolizidine Alkaloids (DHPAs) and their N-oxides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Rangeland Improvement to Mitigate Impact of Lupine-induced Crooked Calf Syndrome in the Northwestern U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing an Understanding of Soil and Forage Selenium Concentrations and the Effect of Selenium Concentration on Feed Preference by Elk
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Validation of a HPLC-esi(+) MS-based Analysis of Toxic DHPAs and Their N-Oxides in Petasites spp. and Related Dietary Supplements
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Single Laboratory Validated Method for the Analysis of Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloids (DHPAs)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for Research Involving Animals
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Rangeland Restoration on the Channel Scablands of eastern Washington
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Chemical Methods to Provide Pure Authenticated Standards for Toxic Dehydropyrrolizidine Alkaloids (DHPAs) and their N-oxides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Rangeland Improvement to Mitigate Impact of Lupine-induced Crooked Calf Syndrome in the Northwestern U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing an Understanding of Soil and Forage Selenium Concentrations and the Effect of Selenium Concentration on Feed Preference by Elk
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
(In-House Appropriated)
Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing Germplasm Relationships and Maximizing Seedling Establishment of Utah Trefoil (Lotus utahensis Ottley)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Molecular Markers for Enhancing Resistance to Drought and High Salinity in Alfalfa
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development and Validation of a HPLC-esi(+) MS-based Analysis of Toxic DHPAs and Their N-Oxides in Petasites spp. and Related Dietary Supplements
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Single Laboratory Validated Method for the Analysis of Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloids (DHPAs)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Forb Islands: Possible Techniques to Improve Forb Seedling Establishment for Diversifying Sagebrush-Steppe Communities
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identify Factors Associated with Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program Land
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Airfield Vegetation Research at the Salt Lake City International Airport
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Cool-season Grass for Use in Dryland Semiarid Growing Environments in the U.S. and P.R. China
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Improved Grass and Legume Germplasm and Management Technologies for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Pastures
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses and Legumes for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperate Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperature Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses, Legumes, and Forage Shrub Germplasm for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Grasses for use in Low-Maintenance Applications in Temperate Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Grasses for Use in Temperate Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Technologies and Plant Germplasm for Management and Remediation of Degraded Rangelands
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for Research Involving Animals
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Rangeland Restoration on the Channel Scablands of eastern Washington
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Comprehensive Assessment of Seeded Restoration Species: Factors Controlling Establishment and Persistence in Three Physiographic Regions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Utilization of Genetic Markers and Maps for Breeding Perennial Forage, Range, and Turf Plants of the Western U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Chemical Methods to Provide Pure Authenticated Standards for Toxic Dehydropyrrolizidine Alkaloids (DHPAs) and their N-oxides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Plant Materials to Diversify Rangeland Revegetation in the Intermountain West
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Native Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs in Disturbed Rangelands using Siberian Wheatgrass
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate and Develop Improved Grasses and Legumes for Grazing and Dry Climates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Turfgrasses for Improved Performance Under Low Inputs
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Forb Seedling Establishment to Diversify Rangeland Revegetation Efforts in the Great Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Rangeland Improvement to Mitigate Impact of Lupine-induced Crooked Calf Syndrome in the Northwestern U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Techniques and Improved Efficiency in Next Generation Sequencing
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing an Understanding of Soil and Forage Selenium Concentrations and the Effect of Selenium Concentration on Feed Preference by Elk
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Wheatgrass Turf for Limited Irrigation Golf Course Roughs
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Performance of Perennial Ryegrass Germplasm Under Limited Evapotranspiration Replacement Irrigation
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing Germplasm Relationships and Maximizing Seedling Establishment of Utah Trefoil (Lotus utahensis Ottley)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Molecular Markers for Enhancing Resistance to Drought and High Salinity in Alfalfa
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Forb Islands: Possible Techniques to Improve Forb Seedling Establishment for Diversifying Sagebrush-Steppe Communities
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identify Factors Associated with Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program Land
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Airfield Vegetation Research at the Salt Lake City International Airport
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Cool-season Grass for Use in Dryland Semiarid Growing Environments in the U.S. and P.R. China
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Improved Grass and Legume Germplasm and Management Technologies for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Pastures
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses and Legumes for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperate Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperature Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses, Legumes, and Forage Shrub Germplasm for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Grasses for use in Low-Maintenance Applications in Temperate Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Grasses for Use in Temperate Growing Environments
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Technologies and Plant Germplasm for Management and Remediation of Degraded Rangelands
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Comprehensive Assessment of Seeded Restoration Species: Factors Controlling Establishment and Persistence in Three Physiographic Regions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Utilization of Genetic Markers and Maps for Breeding Perennial Forage, Range, and Turf Plants of the Western U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Plant Materials to Diversify Rangeland Revegetation in the Intermountain West
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Native Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs in Disturbed Rangelands using Siberian Wheatgrass
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate and Develop Improved Grasses and Legumes for Grazing and Dry Climates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Turfgrasses for Improved Performance Under Low Inputs
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Forb Seedling Establishment to Diversify Rangeland Revegetation Efforts in the Great Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Techniques and Improved Efficiency in Next Generation Sequencing
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Wheatgrass Turf for Limited Irrigation Golf Course Roughs
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Performance of Perennial Ryegrass Germplasm Under Limited Evapotranspiration Replacement Irrigation
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Managing and Conserving Diverse Bee Pollinators for Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation
(In-House Appropriated)
Nationwide Bumble Bee Pathogen Survey
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Region 1 Bee Study U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Bee Specimen Identification Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Diversity and Host-Specificity of Chalkbrood, a Bee Disease
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Seasonal Bee Emergence Timing on Rates of Parasitism in a Solitary Bee Species
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Sustainable Pollination Strategies for U.S. Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Incubation Control for Pollination Management of Alfalfa Seed Crop using Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Intraspecific Evolution in Complex Landscapes: Melding Genomics, Morphology, and Experimental Physiology across Latitude and Altitude
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Environmental Stressors and Plant Secondary Chemicals on Viral Infections and Physiological Performance in Honey Bees and Bumble Bees
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Pest Management Practices on Pests and Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees in Alfalfa Seed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing and Protecting Populations of the Alkali Bee, Nomia Melanderi
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Pollination by Attracting and Retaining Leaf Cutting Bees, Megachile rotundata, in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Influence of Biotic and Abiotic Factors on non-Apis Pollinator Health, Sustainability, and Conservation in the United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Interactions Among Alternative Forms of Developmental Mortality in Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Intraspecific Evolution in Complex Landscapes: Melding Genomics, Morphology, and Experimental Physiology across Latitude and Altitude
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Lethal and Sublethal Effects of a Systemic Pesticide on Alfalfa Leafcutter Bees
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Native Bees to Pollinate Managed Raspberries: Pollination Value and Means of Sustaining Bee Reproduction
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotic Prospecting for Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Interaction of Pesticides with Pollinator Health and Behavior in Fruit Production Systems in the United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding the Effects of Nutrition and Juvenile Hormone on Reproductive Output in Alkali Bees (Nomia Melanderi)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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