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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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)
Reducing Animal Stress and the Incidence or Prevalence of Human Pathogens through Enhanced Gastrointestinal Microbial and Immune Functions in Farm Animals
(In-House Appropriated)
Safeguarding Well-being of Food Producing Animals
(In-House Appropriated)
A Novel Two-Step Procedure to Allow for Humane On-Farm Euthanasia
(Cooperative Agreement)
A Novel Two-Step Procedure to Humanely Euthanize Piglets
(Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effects of Mitigation Strategies on Piglet Welfare and Future Productivity After Transport During Different Seasons
(Cooperative Agreement)
Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens
(Cooperative Agreement)
Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens-Purdue
(Cooperative Agreement)
Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens-U of IL
(Cooperative Agreement)
A Novel Two-step Procedure to Humanely Euthanize Piglets
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Thermal Perches as Cooling Devices for Reducing Heat Stress in Caged Laying Hens
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Utilize the Purdue Animal Care and Use Committee (PACUC)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
DECISION SUPPORT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF CAGE AND CAGE-ALTERNATIVE LAYER HOUSING SYSTEMS FOR THERMAL COMFORT AND AIR QUALITY
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Short Term High Tryptophan Diet Fed to Sows on Subsequent Piglet Behavior
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the effects of mitigation strategies on piglet welfare and future productivity after transport during different seasons
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Welfare of Piglets After Weaning and Transport During Different Seasons
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Using Conveyor Belt to Load and Unload Pigs to Reduce Stress and Improve Welfare of Pigs
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Auditory Perception of Swine on Maternal Behavior
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support for Environmental Management of Cage and Cage-Alternative Layer Housing Systems for Thermal Comfort and Air Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Probiotic for Anxiety Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effects of Climate Change on Livestock Physiology and Well-being
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Climate Change to Enhance Animal Welfare
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotic, Bacillus subtillis, Prevents Feather Pecking and Cannibalism in Laying Hens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Stress on Swine Welfare
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Reducing Animal Stress and the Incidence or Prevalence of Human Pathogens through Enhanced Gastrointestinal Microbial and Immune Functions in Farm Animals
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing a Probiotic for Anxiety Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Assessing Conservation Effects on Water Quantity and Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
(In-House Appropriated)
Production System and Climate Change Effects on Soil/Air/Water Quality for the Eastern Corn Belt
(In-House Appropriated)
WEPP Testing, Interface and Database Development, and Model Evaluations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of an Online Watershed Interface to Predict the Effects of Forest and Fire Management on Sediment and Nutrient Loads in Surface
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Ecological Assessment at the St. Joseph River CEAP Watershed
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
NRCS - WEPP Model Integration
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Nutrient Status and Runoff Potential from Animal Manures after Anaerobic Digestion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Water Erosion Prediction Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
WEPP Web-based Field Watershed Interface Development
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
4R Certification Program Assessment in Lake Erie Watershed
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Production System to Improve Soybean Profitability and Soil Quality
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Aquatic Ecology Assessment of Streams in the St. Joseph River Watershed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Conservation Effects using the Agricultural Policy/Environmental eXtender (APEX) Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Surface-subsurface Hyporheic Exchange Processes on Chemical Transport and Transient Storage
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Maintaining Water Quality Monitoring Infrastructure for the St. Joseph River Watershed Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Assessing Conservation Effects on Water Quantity and Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
(In-House Appropriated)
WEPP Testing, Interface and Database Development, and Model Evaluations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of an Online Watershed Interface to Predict the Effects of Forest and Fire Management on Sediment and Nutrient Loads in Surface
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Ecological Assessment at the St. Joseph River CEAP Watershed
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
NRCS - WEPP Model Integration
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Nutrient Status and Runoff Potential from Animal Manures after Anaerobic Digestion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Water Erosion Prediction Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
WEPP Web-based Field Watershed Interface Development
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
4R Certification Program Assessment in Lake Erie Watershed
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Physicochemical Controls on Transport of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Hormones to Surface Waters
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Production System to Improve Soybean Profitability and Soil Quality
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Aquatic Ecology Assessment of Streams in the St. Joseph River Watershed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Conservation Effects using the Agricultural Policy/Environmental eXtender (APEX) Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Surface-subsurface Hyporheic Exchange Processes on Chemical Transport and Transient Storage
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Maintaining Water Quality Monitoring Infrastructure for the St. Joseph River Watershed Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Biochar to Reduce Pollutants from Agricultural Fields
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Assessing Conservation Effects on Water Quantity and Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
(In-House Appropriated)
WEPP Testing, Interface and Database Development, and Model Evaluations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of an Online Watershed Interface to Predict the Effects of Forest and Fire Management on Sediment and Nutrient Loads in Surface
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Ecological Assessment at the St. Joseph River CEAP Watershed
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
NRCS - WEPP Model Integration
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Nutrient Status and Runoff Potential from Animal Manures after Anaerobic Digestion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Water Erosion Prediction Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
WEPP Web-based Field Watershed Interface Development
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
4R Certification Program Assessment in Lake Erie Watershed
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Production System to Improve Soybean Profitability and Soil Quality
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Aquatic Ecology Assessment of Streams in the St. Joseph River Watershed
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Conservation Effects using the Agricultural Policy/Environmental eXtender (APEX) Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Surface-subsurface Hyporheic Exchange Processes on Chemical Transport and Transient Storage
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Maintaining Water Quality Monitoring Infrastructure for the St. Joseph River Watershed Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Production System and Climate Change Effects on Soil/Air/Water Quality for the Eastern Corn Belt
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Identification and Analysis of Host Resistance and Hessian Fly Response in Wheat
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification, Characterization, and Deployment of Genes Important during Seed Development in Legumes
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization and Deployment of the High Stearic Acid Soybean Oil Trait
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
High-Impact Public Research for Modified Carbohydrate Composition in U.S. Soybeans
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
High-impact Public Research for Modified Carbohydrate Composition in U.S. Soybeans
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of the High Stearic Acid Soybean Oil Trait
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Analysis of Host Resistence and Hessian Fly Response in Wheat
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Landscape and Population Genetic Analysis of Soybean Root Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Modes of Wheat Resistance Against Hessian Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Insecticidal Proteins for Evaluation Against the Hessian Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sex Determination in Hessian fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF PLANT PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS IN CEREAL CROPS
(In-House Appropriated)
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF RESISTANCE TO WHEAT FUNGAL PATHOGENS
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancement of Oat Germplasm for Resistance/Tolerance to Barley and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus Utilizing Marker-Assisted-Selection Breeding
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetics of Resistance to Septoria Diseases in Wheat
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
INVESTIGATIONS FOR IMPROVING DISEASE RESISTANCE IN WHEAT
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Landscape and Population Genetic Analysis of Soybean Root Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Identification and Analysis of Host Resistance and Hessian Fly Response in Wheat
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification and Analysis of Host Resistence and Hessian Fly Response in Wheat
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Modes of Wheat Resistance Against Hessian Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Insecticidal Proteins for Evaluation Against the Hessian Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sex Determination in Hessian fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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