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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.

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)
Applying Nutritional Strategies to Improve Early Embryonic Development and Progeny Performance in Beef Cows
(In-House Appropriated)
Discovery of Novel Traits to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability of Different Sheep Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Lifetime Productivity in Swine using Systems Biology and Precision Management Approaches
(In-House Appropriated)
Inflammatory Ovarian Microenvironment Alters Granulosa Cell Function
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Maternal Lactocrine Programming of Porcine Female Reproductive Tract Development
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Influence of maternal- and embryonic- derived extracellular vesicles on the initiation of porcine conceptus elongation.
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Livestock Production through the Development of Precision Rangeland Management Technologies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Genetic and Non-Genetic Factors Associated with Lamb Growth and Carcass Characteristics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Sustainable Management of Manure Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants from Beef and Swine Production Facilities
(In-House Appropriated)
Chemical Composition of PM-10 and Gas Emitted from Cattle Livestock Operations
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Sustainable Management of Manure Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants from Beef and Swine Production Facilities
(In-House Appropriated)
Chemical Composition of PM-10 and Gas Emitted from Cattle Livestock Operations
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)