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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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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomic Control of Pork Loin Lean Color, Ham Lean Color, Ham "Halo" Severity, Myoglobin Concentration, and Pork Fat Quality
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Assessment of Genotypic and Phenotypic Factors for Foodborne Pathogen Transmission and Development of Intervention Strategies
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomic and Metagenomic Differences in Foodborne Pathogens and Determination of Ecological Niches and Reservoirs
(In-House Appropriated)
Mitigation Approaches for Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine for Use During Production and Processing
(In-House Appropriated)
Investigating Mobile Genetic Elements (Viromes and Plasmidome) and the Ecology of Microbial Community and Resistance Gene Reservoirs Towards Under..
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Occurrence of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Metabolites in a Groundwater Discharge Waterway
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Horizontal Gene Transfer of Antimicrobial Resistance in Commercial Cattle Production Environments
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Horizontal Gene Transfer of Antimicrobial Resistance in Commercial Cattle Production Environments
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Antimicrobial Intervention for Beef Trimmings and Cheek Meat Using Radiant Catalytic Ionization in Combination with Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)