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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)
Nutritional Intervention and Management Strategies to Reduce Stress and Improve Health and Well-being in Cattle and Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Bovine and Porcine Research Projects Conducted at the Livestock Issues Research Unit's Liberty Farm Research Complex
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Liver Abscesses in Cattle
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Model to Study Liver Abscesses in Cattle
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Beta Glucan Supplementation on the Immune Response of Holstein Steer Calves During an Endotoxin Challenge
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Time of Administration of Transdermal Flunixin Meglumine on the Inflammatory Response of Heifers Before, During, and After BRD Challenge
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Longitudinal Quantification of Salmonella from Feedlot Cattle fed a novel Bacillus subtilis Feed Supplement
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
MetaSmart Supplementation in Newly Received Beef Calves Prior to a Lipopolysaccharide Challenge
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation with Beef Wellness Pak as a Means to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Bovine Respiratory Disease on Post-Weaning Beef Cattle Health
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Developing Strategies for Resilient and Sustainable Crop, Water, and Soil Management in Semi-Arid Environments
(In-House Appropriated)
Partitioning of Anthropogenic Radioisotopes on Aeolian Sediments and Erosion-affected Soils
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Water Use Efficiency, Soil Health, and Pollinators Within a Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Management in the Texas High Plains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Establishing a Soil Health Framework for Water-limited Regions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
REEU: Student Career in Agricultural Research, Learning, and Extension Training (SCARLET)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Developing Strategies for Resilient and Sustainable Crop, Water, and Soil Management in Semi-Arid Environments
(In-House Appropriated)
Partitioning of Anthropogenic Radioisotopes on Aeolian Sediments and Erosion-affected Soils
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Water Use Efficiency, Soil Health, and Pollinators Within a Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Management in the Texas High Plains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Establishing a Soil Health Framework for Water-limited Regions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
REEU: Student Career in Agricultural Research, Learning, and Extension Training (SCARLET)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Developing Strategies for Resilient and Sustainable Crop, Water, and Soil Management in Semi-Arid Environments
(In-House Appropriated)
Partitioning of Anthropogenic Radioisotopes on Aeolian Sediments and Erosion-affected Soils
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Water Use Efficiency, Soil Health, and Pollinators Within a Transition from Irrigation to Dryland Management in the Texas High Plains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Establishing a Soil Health Framework for Water-limited Regions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
REEU: Student Career in Agricultural Research, Learning, and Extension Training (SCARLET)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Development of Economically Important Row Crops that Improve the Resilience of U.S. Agricultural Production to Present and Future Production Challenges
(In-House Appropriated)
Discovery and Improvement of Traits to Enhance Sorghum as a Multiple Purpose Crop
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification of Fusarium Wilt Populations in Cotton Fields and Pathogen Infection for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA
(Cooperative Agreement)
Combating Fusarium Wilt Disease, a Serious Economic Threat for Sustainable Cotton Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
ARS-KSU Cooperative Project on Evaluation of Sorghum Hybrid Lines Derived from ARS Lubbock Populations for Early Season Performance
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cotton Root Cell Wall Fortification as Resistance-enhancer Against Fusarium Wilt (Fov) and Root-knot Nematode (Rkn)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cultivar Development: Enhancing Productivity by Developing Grain Sorghum Hybrids Using Public and Private Sector Germplasm
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Develop a Two-Line Hybrid Breeding System Using a Nuclear Male Sterile Mutant and It's Gene
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Transforming Grain Sorghum’s Climatic Yield Potential and Grain Quality Through Trait-based Ideotype Breeding
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Fusarium Wilt (FOV) Infection on Cotton for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Cotton Lines Bred for Tolerance/Resistance to Fusarium Wilt Race 4 (FOV4) in Far-west of Texas
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterize Molecular Mechanisms and Genes Contributing to Contrasting Stress Tolerance Responses and Disease Resistance in Cotton
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development a SNP Isogenic Research/breeding Platform of Cotton Substitution Lines with Alien Introgression of Monitoring Fusrium Wilt
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvements in Breeding Fusarium Wilt Race 4 (FOV4) Resistance Cotton Combating this Serious Threat & Sustainability Production in Uzbekistan & US
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Grain and Forage Sorghum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Sustainability of Low-input Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of High Yielding Cold Tolerant Sorghum Adapted to Kansas
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Enhancing the Profitability and Sustainability of Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, and Agricultural Byproducts through Improvements in Pre-Ginning, Ginning, and Post-Ginning Processes
(In-House Appropriated)
Color and Lighting Independent Plastic Contamination Detection Via Adaptive Image Processing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cotton Coproducts Processing to Increase Value and Improve Sustainability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Survey of Cotton Contamination at the Gin Stand Feeder Apron in multiple commercial cotton gins
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Technologies to Protect and Measure Seed Cotton in Modules
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Round Module Moisture Content Effects on Cotton Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)