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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)
National Animal Germplasm Program
(Appropriated)
Conservation of Model Organisms
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a non-Surgical Artificial Insemination Technique for Use with Sheep and Frozen-Thawed Ram Semen
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Non-Surgical Sheep Artificial Insemination Technique Utilizing Frozen-Thawed Semen
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Non-Surgical Sheep Artificial Insemination Technique Utilizing Frozen-Thawed Semen
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Sheep Artificial Insemination Procedure Utilizing Frozen-Thawed Semen and a Non-Surgical Insemination Technique
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Animal Genetic Resources Information Network (Animal-GRIN) for U.S. and Brazilian Use
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
CONSERVATION OF MODEL ORGANISMS
(Reimbursable)
Collection and Cryopreservation of Honey Bee Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collection and Evaluation of Swine Genetic Resources
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Genomics Database for the Cattle and Other Livestock
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic X Environmental Interactions Among Beef Cattle
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of a Genomics Database for Cattle and Other Livestock
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Regeneration of Y Chromosome in Holstein Cattle
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Standardization of Sperm Evaluation Across Gene Banks
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
(Appropriated)
Modeling Soil and Soil-plant Interaction Responses to Wind and Extreme Precipitation and Temperature Events under Different Management Strategies
(Appropriated)
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
A Tool for Monitoring and Managing Water Stress in Corn
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Remote Sensing Analysis of Water Stress Status of Feedstock Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Software Support for WEPS
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Software, Maintenance, and Technical Support for NRCS Users of WEPS, the Wind Erosion Prediction System
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
WEPS Web-based Wind Erosion Science Development and NRCS Technology Transfer Using WEPS
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Effects of Agricultural Water Management on Soil Structure, Organic Matter Dynamics, and Nutrient Cycling
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
ENHANCED SYSTEM MODELS, MANAGEMENT AND CULTIVAR ADAPTATIONS TO LIMITED WATER AND CLIMATE CHANGE, AND TOOLS FOR PRECISION MANAGEMENT
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Estimating Evapotranspiration and Plant Water Stress with Remote Sensing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improve and Enhance the Object Modeling System (OMS) for Building New Models and Conservation Tools and Transferring This Technology
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Inter-Compare and Improve Soil-Crop Models for Evaluating Effects of Climate Change and Adaptations on Production and Natural Resources
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Science and Technology Transfer for the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Management Practices to Mitigate Global Climate Change, Enhance Bioenergy Production, Increase Soil-C Stocks, and Sustain Soil Productivity and Water Quality
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
(Appropriated)
Modeling Soil and Soil-plant Interaction Responses to Wind and Extreme Precipitation and Temperature Events under Different Management Strategies
(Appropriated)
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
A Tool for Monitoring and Managing Water Stress in Corn
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Remote Sensing Analysis of Water Stress Status of Feedstock Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Software, Maintenance, and Technical Support for NRCS Users of WEPS, the Wind Erosion Prediction System
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
To Provide WEPS (Wind Erosion Prediction Systems) Support
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CONTINUATION OF GRACENET STUDY IN PRESQUE ISLE, ME
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Agricultural Water Management on Soil Structure, Organic Matter Dynamics, and Nutrient Cycling
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Estimating Evapotranspiration and Plant Water Stress with Remote Sensing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improve and Enhance the Object Modeling System (OMS) for Building New Models and Conservation Tools and Transferring This Technology
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Soil and Crop Management can be Used to Adapt to Climate Change by Increasing Soil Health, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Productivity
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
New Approaches to Facilitate Non-chemical Control of Plant Pathogenic Nematodes in Potato Systems, and Improvement of Nitrogen Management
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying the Mechanisms of Soil C Sequestration and Loss in Agroecosystems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
ROLE OF DUNG BEETLES IN NUTRIENT CYCLING, SOIL CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION IN SEMIARID RANGELAND ECOSYSTEMS
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
USDA Agri and Forestry Greenhouse Gas Invent and Evaluate the Potential of Different Cropping Systems, including Biofuels, to Mitigate GHG Emissions
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Modeling Soil and Soil-plant Interaction Responses to Wind and Extreme Precipitation and Temperature Events under Different Management Strategies
(Appropriated)
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Software Support for WEPS
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Software, Maintenance, and Technical Support for NRCS Users of WEPS, the Wind Erosion Prediction System
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
WEPS Web-based Wind Erosion Science Development and NRCS Technology Transfer Using WEPS
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
ENHANCED SYSTEM MODELS, MANAGEMENT AND CULTIVAR ADAPTATIONS TO LIMITED WATER AND CLIMATE CHANGE, AND TOOLS FOR PRECISION MANAGEMENT
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improve and Enhance the Object Modeling System (OMS) for Building New Models and Conservation Tools and Transferring This Technology
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Inter-Compare and Improve Soil-Crop Models for Evaluating Effects of Climate Change and Adaptations on Production and Natural Resources
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Science and Technology Transfer for the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
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)
Plant and Microbial Genetic Resource Preservation and Quality Assessment
(Appropriated)
Filling Gaps in NPGS GRIN-GLOBAL Database: Geo-reference Validation and U.S. Crop Wild Relative Gap Analysis
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Fostering Coexistence: Statistical Investigations in GE Alfalfa
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Fostering Coexistence: Pollinator Investigations in GE Alfalfa
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Fostering Coexistence: Seed and Pollen Mediated Gene Flow Investigations in Ge Alfalfa
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating and Incorporating Resistance to Important Diseases and Pests Beta from Crop Wild Relatives
(Grant)
Evaluating Beta Germplasm for Resistance to Important Pests and Disease
(Grant)
Optimizing Seed Bank Methods for Hawaiian Plants
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Reimbursement for potato PVP accessions cryopreserved and maintained as tissue culture during the calendar year 2012
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Reimbursement for Potato PVP Accessions Cryopreserved and Maintained as Tissue Culture during the Calendar Year 2014
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Reimbursement for Potato PVP Accessions Cryopreserved and Maintained as Tissue Culture during the Calendar Year 2015.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Seeds of Success (SOS) National Collection Initial Germination, Research, and Long-Term Storage with Curation
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Establish a General Framework for Cooperation for Research on the Sugar Beet
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
General Framework for Cooperation and Coordination for the Security Back-up of Plant Genetic Resources
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Screening Wild Populations of Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima, an Important Genetic Resource for Enhancing Beet Production in the United States
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
The Conservation of Forest Trees from the U.S. and Canada
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Application of New Technologies to Expedite Cleaning of New Accessions for Use in Florida
(Reimbursable)
Development of Cryopreservation Strategies for Conserving Grape Genetic Diversity within Genebanks
(Reimbursable)
Development of Soil qPCR Assay to Characterize Mixed Field Populations of Rhizoctonia spp.
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Hydrothermal Effects on Seed Germination and Emergence in the Context of Soil Properties and Climate Change
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Key Factors Involved in the Enhancement or Loss of Seed Quality
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Increasing Efficiency in Cryopreservation of Clonally Maintained High Priority Germplasm Collections Using Dormant Winter Bud Technology
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring the Seed Health in Conventional Long-Term Ex Situ Storage
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Post-Harvest Phenotypic Evaluation of Landrace Accession of Jordanian Barley
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Protection of the USDA/ARS Citrus Collection from Disease through Cryopreservation Technologies
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
RNA Integrity and Viability of Seeds and Preserved Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Root System Architecture in Drought Tolerance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
CITRUS CRYOPRESERVATION TO INCREASE SECURITY OF CRITICAL COLLECTIONS
(Trust)
DEVELOPMENT OF CRYOTHERAPY AS AN IMPROVED METHOD OF ELIMINATING GRAFT TRANSMISSABLE PATHOGENS IN CITRUS
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
(Appropriated)
A Tool for Monitoring and Managing Water Stress in Corn
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing Analysis of Water Stress Status of Feedstock Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Effects of Agricultural Water Management on Soil Structure, Organic Matter Dynamics, and Nutrient Cycling
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Estimating Evapotranspiration and Plant Water Stress with Remote Sensing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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