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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)
Integrated Agroecosystem Research to Enhance Forage and Food Production in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Use of Animal Genetics and Diversified Forage Systems to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability of Livestock Production Systems in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Grassland and Cropland Observation Systems for Multi-Scale Observations Agroecosystem Processes
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal Changes in Bovine Anaplasmosis Infection Status in Endemic Herds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains Under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustaining Agriculture through Adaptive Management to Preserve the Ogallala Aquifer under a Changing Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Beef Cattle Systems Biology: The Rumen Microbiome and Animal Metabolome in Relation to Beef Cattle Forage Intake and Nutrient-Use Efficiency
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determine Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emissions from Diverse Grazing Systems in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software and Database Applications Related to Forage and Animal Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Diversifying Rainfed Cropping System in the Southern Great Plains to Improve Sustainability of Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effects of Genetics x Environment x Management Interactions on Beef Cattle Performance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Beef Cattle Performance and Pasture Management Under Diverse Forage and Grazing Systems and Climate Scenarios
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Frost and Drought Events in the U.S. Southern Great Plains from 1981 to 2040
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Influence of Frame Score and Finishing System on Carcass and Meat Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Methane Footprints and Emissions in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Beef-Forage Systems for the Southern Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Short and Long-Term Behavioral Effects of Livestock Training on Cattle Grazing in Continuous and Rotational Grazing Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Towards Resilient Agricultural Systems to Enhance Water Availability, Quality, and Other Ecosystem Services under Changing Climate and Land Use
(In-House Appropriated)
Uncertainty of Future Water Availability Due to Climate Change and Impacts on the Long Term Sustainability and Resilience of Agricultural Lands in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Use of Animal Genetics and Diversified Forage Systems to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability of Livestock Production Systems in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Building Resilience After Disaster: Enhancing Texas Agricultural Production After Hurricane Harvey
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying New Market Opportunities and Enhanced Carbon Sequestration Through Wood-Based Economic Resilience and Forest Management Practices
(Cooperative Agreement)
2016-2017 La Niña Early Warning and Impacts in the Rio Grande Basin
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Building Resilience After Disaster: Enhancing Texas Agricultural Production After Hurricane Harvey
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2018 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying New Market Opportunities and Enhanced Carbon Sequestration Through Wood-Based Economic Resilience and Forest Management Practices
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Climate Variability and Change in Central Oklahoma
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation and Validation of Four Cs-137 Erosion Conversion Models Using Measured Soil Loss
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal Changes in Bovine Anaplasmosis Infection Status in Endemic Herds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Multi-scale analysis of microbe-climate interactions in greenhouse emissions from grasslands and croplands with livestock and manure use
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
2016-2017 La Nina Early Warning and Impacts in the Rio Grande Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Regional Climate Science and Services for Agriculture in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Beef Cattle Systems Biology: The Rumen Microbiome and Animal Metabolome in Relation to Beef Cattle Forage Intake and Nutrient-Use Efficiency
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chronosequence Effects on Reservoir Sediment Carbon Thermal Stability, Composition, and Nutrient as Influenced by Runoff Deposition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effects of Genetics x Environment x Management Interactions on Beef Cattle Performance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Grazing Management School for Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Influence of Frame Score and Finishing System on Carcass and Meat Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Experiential STEM Learning with Long Term Agroecosystems Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Irrigation Management and Efficiency for Cropping Systems in the Fort Cobb Reservoir Experimental Watershed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Methane Footprints and Emissions in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring and Evaluating Water Resources in Upper Washita River Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Operation of the ARS Micronet to Provide a Long-Term, High Spatial Resolution Climate Record for Study of Hydrologic and Agricultural Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Southern Plains Climate x Agriculture Initiative
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Short and Long-Term Behavioral Effects of Livestock Training on Cattle Grazing in Continuous and Rotational Grazing Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water and Agro-Ecosystem Dynamics in Watersheds Under Changing Climate and Land Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
2016-2017 La Niña Early Warning and Impacts in the Rio Grande Basin
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Climate Variability and Change in Central Oklahoma
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation and Validation of Four Cs-137 Erosion Conversion Models Using Measured Soil Loss
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Grassland and Cropland Observation Systems for Multi-Scale Observations Agroecosystem Processes
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Multi-scale analysis of microbe-climate interactions in greenhouse emissions from grasslands and croplands with livestock and manure use
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains Under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustaining Agriculture through Adaptive Management to Preserve the Ogallala Aquifer under a Changing Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
2016-2017 La Nina Early Warning and Impacts in the Rio Grande Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determine Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emissions from Diverse Grazing Systems in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software and Database Applications Related to Forage and Animal Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Diversifying Rainfed Cropping System in the Southern Great Plains to Improve Sustainability of Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Beef Cattle Performance and Pasture Management Under Diverse Forage and Grazing Systems and Climate Scenarios
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Frost and Drought Events in the U.S. Southern Great Plains from 1981 to 2040
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Grazing Management School for Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Irrigation Management and Efficiency for Cropping Systems in the Fort Cobb Reservoir Experimental Watershed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring and Evaluating Water Resources in Upper Washita River Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Southern Plains Climate x Agriculture Initiative
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Beef-Forage Systems for the Southern Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water and Agro-Ecosystem Dynamics in Watersheds Under Changing Climate and Land Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Grass, Forage, and Rangeland Agroecosystems (NP #215)
Integrated Agroecosystem Research to Enhance Forage and Food Production in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Use of Animal Genetics and Diversified Forage Systems to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability of Livestock Production Systems in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Grassland and Cropland Observation Systems for Multi-Scale Observations Agroecosystem Processes
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal Changes in Bovine Anaplasmosis Infection Status in Endemic Herds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Multi-scale analysis of microbe-climate interactions in greenhouse emissions from grasslands and croplands with livestock and manure use
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains Under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustaining Agriculture through Adaptive Management to Preserve the Ogallala Aquifer under a Changing Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Beef Cattle Systems Biology: The Rumen Microbiome and Animal Metabolome in Relation to Beef Cattle Forage Intake and Nutrient-Use Efficiency
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determine Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emissions from Diverse Grazing Systems in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software and Database Applications Related to Forage and Animal Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Diversifying Rainfed Cropping System in the Southern Great Plains to Improve Sustainability of Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effects of Genetics x Environment x Management Interactions on Beef Cattle Performance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Beef Cattle Performance and Pasture Management Under Diverse Forage and Grazing Systems and Climate Scenarios
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Frost and Drought Events in the U.S. Southern Great Plains from 1981 to 2040
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Influence of Frame Score and Finishing System on Carcass and Meat Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Irrigation Management and Efficiency for Cropping Systems in the Fort Cobb Reservoir Experimental Watershed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Methane Footprints and Emissions in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring and Evaluating Water Resources in Upper Washita River Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Beef-Forage Systems for the Southern Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Short and Long-Term Behavioral Effects of Livestock Training on Cattle Grazing in Continuous and Rotational Grazing Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water and Agro-Ecosystem Dynamics in Watersheds Under Changing Climate and Land Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Towards Resilient Agricultural Systems to Enhance Water Availability, Quality, and Other Ecosystem Services under Changing Climate and Land Use
(In-House Appropriated)
Uncertainty of Future Water Availability Due to Climate Change and Impacts on the Long Term Sustainability and Resilience of Agricultural Lands in the Southern Great Plains
(In-House Appropriated)
Building Resilience After Disaster: Enhancing Texas Agricultural Production After Hurricane Harvey
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying New Market Opportunities and Enhanced Carbon Sequestration Through Wood-Based Economic Resilience and Forest Management Practices
(Cooperative Agreement)
Building Resilience After Disaster: Enhancing Texas Agricultural Production After Hurricane Harvey
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2018 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying New Market Opportunities and Enhanced Carbon Sequestration Through Wood-Based Economic Resilience and Forest Management Practices
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Advancing Regional Climate Science and Services for Agriculture in the Southern Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chronosequence Effects on Reservoir Sediment Carbon Thermal Stability, Composition, and Nutrient as Influenced by Runoff Deposition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Experiential STEM Learning with Long Term Agroecosystems Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Operation of the ARS Micronet to Provide a Long-Term, High Spatial Resolution Climate Record for Study of Hydrologic and Agricultural Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)