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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 Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Improving Food Safety by Controlling Mycotoxin Contamination and Enhancing Climate Resilience of Wheat and Barley
(In-House Appropriated)
Innovative Approaches to Monitor, Predict, and Reduce Fungal Toxins
(In-House Appropriated)
Innovative Food and Feed Safety Research to Eliminate Mycotoxin Contamination in Corn and other Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Agriculturally and Biotechnologically Important Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(In-House Appropriated)
ARTS: A Phylogenetic Revisionary Monograph of the Genus Fusarium
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Coordinated Analysis of Soybean Breeding Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Agriculturally and Biotechnologically Important Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Development of New Production Methodologies for Biocontrol Agents and Fastidious Microbes to Improve Plant Disease Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Agriculturally and Biotechnologically Important Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(In-House Appropriated)
Novel Approaches to Controlling Wilt and Fusarium Dieback in Avocados
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Discovery and Production of Beneficial Microbes for Control of Agricultural Pests through Integration into Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Potential for Genes Targeted Toward Fungal Plant Pathogen Control to Interfere with Natural and Applied Microbial Insect Pathogens
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Agricultural-Feedstock Derived Biobased Particles
(In-House Appropriated)
Antimicrobials for Biorefining and Agricultural Applications
(In-House Appropriated)
Circular Bio-economy via Value-Added Biobased Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Enhanced Bio-Based Products from Low Value Agricultural Co-Products and Wastes
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of New Value-Added Processes and Products from Advancing Oilseed Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Environmentally-Friendly, Microbial and Plant-Based Agents for Mosquito Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Processes and Technologies for Comprehensive Utilization of Speciality Grains in Functional Food Production for Digestive Health and Food Waste Reduction
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Utilization of Whole Pulses, Pulse Fractions, and Pulse Byproducts for Health-Promoting Food Ingredients and Biobased Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Increasing Food Shelf-Life, Reducing Food Waste, and Lowering Saturated Fats with Natural Antioxidants and Oleogels
(In-House Appropriated)
New and Improved Co-Products from Specialty Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
New Bioproducts for Advanced Biorefineries
(In-House Appropriated)
New High-Value Biobased Materials with Applications Across Industry
(In-House Appropriated)
Technologies for Producing Marketable Bioproducts
(In-House Appropriated)
Technologies to Improve Conversion of Biomass-Derived Sugars to Bioproducts
(In-House Appropriated)
Versatile Biobased Products with Multiple Functions
(In-House Appropriated)
Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Harnessing the Robustness of Undomesticated Yarrowia lipolytica Strains for Biosynthesis of Designer Bioesters
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Potential for Genes Targeted Toward Fungal Plant Pathogen Control to Interfere with Natural and Applied Microbial Insect Pathogens
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Community Assembly Across Scales of Ecological Organization
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Physicochemical Properties and Ingredient Functionality of Proteins with High-Power Sonication
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Bio-conversion of Herbaceous Biomass to Sugars and Biofuels Using a Two-stage Low Severity Pretreatment
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Effective Analytical Methods for Evaluation of Hemp Materials & Processing Products for Phytochemical Composition, incl Cannabinoids
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dual Processing of Pulses to Simultaneously Reduce Gas Production and Increase Fiber Fermentation to Promote Human Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Biocontrol Agent Production and Delivery Technologies Compatible with Cellulosic Biorefining ... Potatoes in Storage
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Surfactants Using Amylose Inclusion Complexes
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)