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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.

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Crop Production (NP #305)
Managing and Conserving Diverse Bee Pollinators for Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation
(In-House Appropriated)
Best Management Practices for Regionally-Distinct Populations of the Blue Orchard Bee
(Cooperative Agreement)
Bumble Bee Foraging and Colony Dynamics in Agricultural Landscapes
(Cooperative Agreement)
Bumble Bee Foraging and Colony Dynamics in Agricultural Landscapes
(Cooperative Agreement)
Management Implications of Regionally-Distinct Populations of the Blue Orchard Bee
(Cooperative Agreement)
Bumble Bee Foraging and Colony Dynamics in Agricultural Landscapes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Next-Gen Molecular Tools for Identifying and Surveying Wild Bee Diversity
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Effects of Seasonal Bee Emergence Timing on Rates of Parasitism in a Solitary Bee Species
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Institutional Biosafety Committee Oversight between Utah State University and Co-located USDA-ARS Entities in Logan
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Best Management Practices for Regionally-distinct Populations of the Blue Orchard Bee
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Maternal Effects on Offspring Development in Crop-Pollinating Bees, Megachile Rotundata
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Interactive Effects of Nosema Infection and Neonicotenoid Imidacloprid on Bumble Bee Decline in the U.S.
(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)
Enhancing and Protecting Populations of Alfalfa Seed Pollinators
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Pollination by Attracting and Retaining Leaf Cutting Bees, Megachile rotundata, in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Habitat Connectivity of Bumble Bees in the Western United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impacts of IPM Technologies and Ag-Inputs on Bee Health and Pathogen Infections
(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)
Intraspecific Evolution in Complex Landscapes: Melding Genomics, Morphology, and Experimental Physiology across Latitude and Altitude
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotic Prospecting for Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Study of Life Cycles of Melittobia and Pteromalus Using Managed Megachile rotundata as Hosts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Impact of Immune Stress on Pathogen Susceptibility and Life History Traits in Nomia melanderi
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Osmia lignaria: Strategies to Ensure and Enhance the Native Bee’s and Relatives’ Role in Pollination of Agricultural and Natural Ecosystems
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)