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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)
Environmental and Management Influences on Animal Productivity and Well-Being Phenotypes
(In-House Appropriated)
Bovine and Porcine Research Projects Conducted at the Livestock Issues Research Unit's Liberty Farm Research Complex
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Science-based Management Strategy to Reduce the Use of Antimicrobials in High-risk Beef Cattle
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Model to Study Liver Abscesses in Cattle
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Non-invasive Model To Induce Liver Abscess Formation in Cattle
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Beta Glucan Supplementation on the Immune Response of Holstein Steer Calves During an Endotoxin Challenge
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of a Bacterial Probiotic, Butyric Acid, and Red Clover in Calves to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Liver Abscesses
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Longitudinal Quantification of Salmonella from Feedlot Cattle fed a novel Bacillus subtilis Feed Supplement
(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)
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)
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)
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 Climate Resilient Germplasm and Management Tools for Sustainable Row Crop Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum Traits that Advance Agricultural Productivity and Climate Resilience
(In-House Appropriated)
Agricultural Research Projects Conducted at the Cropping Systems Research Laboratory and Texas Tech University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
ARS-KSU Cooperative Project on Evaluation of Sorghum Hybrid Lines Derived from ARS Lubbock Populations for Early Season Performance
(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)
Analyses of Enhanced Sink Capacity and Carbon Partitioning in Novel Sorghum Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics and Biochemical Analyses of Novel Sorghums for Enhancement of Resiliency to Temperature Stress
(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)
Investigation of Population Shifts of Fusarium Wilt and Pathogen Infection Assessment for Maintaining Sustainable Cotton Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Leverage of USDA Operational Resources for the Development of New Sorghum Technologies and Breeding Germplasm
(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)
Detecting Precursors to Combustion for Cotton Coproducts to Improve Storage and Mitigate Fires
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Pre-cleaning System Design and Evaluation for Whole-plant Harvested Cotton for Improved Logistics and Residue Utilization
(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 Manage Seed Cotton in Modules
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Round Module Moisture Content Effects on Cotton Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)