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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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Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Improving Crop Performance and Precision Irrigation Management in Semi-Arid Regions through Data-Driven Research, AI, and Integrated Models
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Resiliency of Semi-Arid Agroecosystems and Watersheds to Change and Disturbance through Data-Driven Research, AI, and Integrated Models
(In-House Appropriated)
Calibration and Evaluation of a Multi-Scale Spatially Distributed Evapotranspiration (ET) Algorithm
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Canopy Temperature Based Methodologies to Inform Irrigation Decisions
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improve Irrigation Management with Remote Sensing Technology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Soil Quality and Productivity of Eroded Crop Land Using Animal Beef Manure
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Field Measurements and Models to Evaluate Solar Induced Fluorescence as a Predictor of Dryland Crop Productivity
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Beef Manure Influences Soil Quality, Carbon Dynamics, and Corn Productivity
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Cover Crops Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Content in Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Oil Seed Production Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Content in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Tillage Influence Soil Nutrient Dynamics and Soil Quality in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Tillage Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Cycling in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Natural Carbon Sinks in Grass and Cropland
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Phytoelectronic Xylem Sensing
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing and Spatial Simulation of Agricultural Watersheds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Residue Removal Study and Manure Addition to Maintain Soil Quality and Sustainability
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
The Genetic Architecture of Hydraulic and Whole-plant Performance under Cold Temperatures in Sunflower
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
The Impact of Climate and Water Availability on Foliar Xylem Traits of Sunflower
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
A Tool to Facilitate Model Calibration Using Cloud Enabled Multi-group Particle Swarm Optimization
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Software Module that Integrates a Canopy-Temperature-Based Stress Index into the WISE Tool
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Data and Tools to Support Precision Dryland Farming
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Agricultural Ecosystems Services (AgES) Watershed Versus Other Models in Snow-dominated Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Irrigated and Dryland Agriculture Via Xylem, Stomata, and Leaf Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Process Modeling, Machine Learning, and Computational Tools for Watershed Modeling from Fire to Field
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Soil and Environmental Effects on Crop Species and Rangeland Ecosystems Under Water Limitation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Improving Crop Performance and Precision Irrigation Management in Semi-Arid Regions through Data-Driven Research, AI, and Integrated Models
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Resiliency of Semi-Arid Agroecosystems and Watersheds to Change and Disturbance through Data-Driven Research, AI, and Integrated Models
(In-House Appropriated)
Calibration and Evaluation of a Multi-Scale Spatially Distributed Evapotranspiration (ET) Algorithm
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Canopy Temperature Based Methodologies to Inform Irrigation Decisions
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Wheat Based Alternative Crop Production Systems for the Central Great Plains
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improve Irrigation Management with Remote Sensing Technology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Soil Quality and Productivity of Eroded Crop Land Using Animal Beef Manure
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Field Measurements and Models to Evaluate Solar Induced Fluorescence as a Predictor of Dryland Crop Productivity
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Beef Manure Influences Soil Quality, Carbon Dynamics, and Corn Productivity
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Cover Crops Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Content in Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Oil Seed Production Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Content in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Tillage Influence Soil Nutrient Dynamics and Soil Quality in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Tillage Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Cycling in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Natural Carbon Sinks in Grass and Cropland
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Phytoelectronic Xylem Sensing
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing and Spatial Simulation of Agricultural Watersheds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Residue Removal Study and Manure Addition to Maintain Soil Quality and Sustainability
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
The Genetic Architecture of Hydraulic and Whole-plant Performance under Cold Temperatures in Sunflower
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
The Impact of Climate and Water Availability on Foliar Xylem Traits of Sunflower
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
A Tool to Facilitate Model Calibration Using Cloud Enabled Multi-group Particle Swarm Optimization
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Software Module that Integrates a Canopy-Temperature-Based Stress Index into the WISE Tool
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Data and Tools to Support Precision Dryland Farming
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Agricultural Ecosystems Services (AgES) Watershed Versus Other Models in Snow-dominated Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Irrigated and Dryland Agriculture Via Xylem, Stomata, and Leaf Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Process Modeling, Machine Learning, and Computational Tools for Watershed Modeling from Fire to Field
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Soil and Environmental Effects on Crop Species and Rangeland Ecosystems Under Water Limitation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Improving Resiliency of Semi-Arid Agroecosystems and Watersheds to Change and Disturbance through Data-Driven Research, AI, and Integrated Models
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Wheat Based Alternative Crop Production Systems for the Central Great Plains
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Soil Quality and Productivity of Eroded Crop Land Using Animal Beef Manure
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Beef Manure Influences Soil Quality, Carbon Dynamics, and Corn Productivity
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Cover Crops Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Content in Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Oil Seed Production Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Content in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Tillage Influence Soil Nutrient Dynamics and Soil Quality in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Long-term Tillage Influence Soil Quality and Carbon Cycling in Dryland Cropping System
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Natural Carbon Sinks in Grass and Cropland
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing and Spatial Simulation of Agricultural Watersheds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Residue Removal Study and Manure Addition to Maintain Soil Quality and Sustainability
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
A Tool to Facilitate Model Calibration Using Cloud Enabled Multi-group Particle Swarm Optimization
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Data and Tools to Support Precision Dryland Farming
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Agricultural Ecosystems Services (AgES) Watershed Versus Other Models in Snow-dominated Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Process Modeling, Machine Learning, and Computational Tools for Watershed Modeling from Fire to Field
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Improving Crop Performance and Precision Irrigation Management in Semi-Arid Regions through Data-Driven Research, AI, and Integrated Models
(In-House Appropriated)
Calibration and Evaluation of a Multi-Scale Spatially Distributed Evapotranspiration (ET) Algorithm
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Canopy Temperature Based Methodologies to Inform Irrigation Decisions
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improve Irrigation Management with Remote Sensing Technology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Field Measurements and Models to Evaluate Solar Induced Fluorescence as a Predictor of Dryland Crop Productivity
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Phytoelectronic Xylem Sensing
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
The Impact of Climate and Water Availability on Foliar Xylem Traits of Sunflower
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Software Module that Integrates a Canopy-Temperature-Based Stress Index into the WISE Tool
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Irrigated and Dryland Agriculture Via Xylem, Stomata, and Leaf Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Soil and Environmental Effects on Crop Species and Rangeland Ecosystems Under Water Limitation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
The Genetic Architecture of Hydraulic and Whole-plant Performance under Cold Temperatures in Sunflower
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)