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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.

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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
(In-House Appropriated)
Utilizing the Iowa State University Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Energy Content and Lipid Digestibility of Distillers Corn Oil and Other Fat and Oil Sources used in the Global Feed Industry
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
(In-House Appropriated)
Utilizing the Iowa State University Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Energy Content and Lipid Digestibility of Distillers Corn Oil and Other Fat and Oil Sources used in the Global Feed Industry
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
MANAGING AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY IN FIELDS AND WATERSHEDS: NEW PRACTICES AND TECHNOLOGIES
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop and Maintain Website Providing Access and Support for the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Guidance for Watershed Application of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Training and Guidance for Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Extending Land Use Data for Use with the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2015 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2015 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2016 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment. Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assment Project (CEAP) 2016 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework for Watershed- and Farm-Scale Planning
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Trends Over Two Decades in Stream Nitrate as Affected by Farming Practices in the Walnut Creek Watershed
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Denitrification within saturated riparian buffers re-designed to remove nitrate from field tile drains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Manure Application Timing and Management...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Soil Carbon Stabilization Concepts and Nitrogen Cycling-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Water for Increased Resiliency of Drained Agricultural Landscapes-CFDA No. 10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Processes Controlling the Source, Movement, and Release of Soil Phosphorus in Midwestern Streams from Pasture and Crop Land- CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF BIOENERGY FOR THE CENTRAL USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NATURAL RESOURCE DATABASES
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of a Humic Product for Corn-based Rotations in the Mid-latitudes
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
FIELD EVALUATION OF A MICRONIZED HUMIC PRODUCT FOR ENHANCED CORN GROWTH AND GRAIN PRODUCTION IN CENTRAL IOWA
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
(In-House Appropriated)
MANAGING AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY IN FIELDS AND WATERSHEDS: NEW PRACTICES AND TECHNOLOGIES
(In-House Appropriated)
Reducing the Environmental Footprint from Agricultural Systems through Managing Resources and Nutrient Inputs
(In-House Appropriated)
Soil Management for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Sustainable Biofuel Feedstock Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop and Maintain Website Providing Access and Support for the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Guidance for Watershed Application of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Training and Guidance for Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Extending Land Use Data for Use with the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Great Plains Agroforestry: Evaluation of Bioenergy Feedstock and Carbon Sequestration as Potential Long-term Revenue Streams to Diversify...
(Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing Sustainable Landscape Designs for Great Plains Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing Sustainable Landscape Designs for Midwestern Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing Sustainable Landscape Designs for Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Meta-Analysis of Trends and Modeling of Dynamic Soil Properties
(Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 2014-2016 (Phase 2)
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 2014-2016 (Phase 2)
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 2014-2016 (Phase 2)
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 2014-2016 (Phase 2)
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 2014-2016 (Phase 2)
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, 2014-2016 (Phase 2)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Gathering Information from Collaborative Research and Data Networking Workshop
(Grant)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2015 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2015 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2016 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment. Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assment Project (CEAP) 2016 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework for Watershed- and Farm-Scale Planning
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Initiating the Midwest Regional Climate Hub: FY 2014
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Carbon Cycle Science in Reconstructed Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cover Crops Influence Nutrient Cycling, Yield, and Diseases of Corn and Soybean
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Trends Over Two Decades in Stream Nitrate as Affected by Farming Practices in the Walnut Creek Watershed
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL HYDROTREATED RENEWABLE JET (HRJ) FUEL FROM REDESIGNED OILSEED FEEDSTOCK SUPPLY CHAINS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Denitrification within saturated riparian buffers re-designed to remove nitrate from field tile drains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing and Promoting Water-, Nutrient-, and Climate-Smart Technologies to Help Agricultural Systems Adapt to Climate and Societal Changes
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Manure Application Timing and Management...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Great Plains Agroforestry: Evaluation of Bioenergy Feedstock and Carbon Sequestration as Potential Long-Term Revenue Streams to Diversity...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying the Mechanisms and Subsequent Remediation of Foaming in Swine Manure Management Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Soil Carbon Stabilization Concepts and Nitrogen Cycling-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Water for Increased Resiliency of Drained Agricultural Landscapes-CFDA No. 10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Processes Controlling the Source, Movement, and Release of Soil Phosphorus in Midwestern Streams from Pasture and Crop Land- CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF BIOENERGY FOR THE CENTRAL USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
WINTER RYE COVER CROP EFFECT ON CORN SEEDLING PATHOGENS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
XP2015-03: Linking Soil and Water Quality with Crop Performance Across a Continuum of Tillage and Management Strategies
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics of a Bioenergy Agroforestry System
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics of a Bioenergy Agroforestry System
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NATURAL RESOURCE DATABASES
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases for Improved Resource Planning
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Corn Stover Removal and Biochar Application on Carbon Dioxide Flux and Available Soil Water
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of an Improved Combine Head for Single-Pass Corn Stover Harvest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Scale Assessment of Factors Controlling Corn and Soybean Production Efficiency
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of Lidar Technology for Quantifying Emission and Dispersion from Agricultural Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
North Central Region Fruit, Vegetable, and Wine Growers’ Assessment of Soil and Water Vulnerability under Changing ..... Events
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of a Humic Product for Corn-based Rotations in the Mid-latitudes
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
FIELD EVALUATION OF A MICRONIZED HUMIC PRODUCT FOR ENHANCED CORN GROWTH AND GRAIN PRODUCTION IN CENTRAL IOWA
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Health: Biotic Fertilizers Help Build the Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
(In-House Appropriated)
Soil Management for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Sustainable Biofuel Feedstock Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Implementing Sustainable Landscape Designs for Great Plains Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing Sustainable Landscape Designs for Midwestern Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing Sustainable Landscape Designs for Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Gathering Information from Collaborative Research and Data Networking Workshop
(Grant)
Utilizing the Iowa State University Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of an Improved Combine Head for Single-Pass Corn Stover Harvest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Energy Content and Lipid Digestibility of Distillers Corn Oil and Other Fat and Oil Sources used in the Global Feed Industry
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
(In-House Appropriated)
MANAGING AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY IN FIELDS AND WATERSHEDS: NEW PRACTICES AND TECHNOLOGIES
(In-House Appropriated)
Utilization of the G x E x M Framework to Develop Climate Adaptation Strategies for Temperate Agricultural Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop and Maintain Website Providing Access and Support for the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Guidance for Watershed Application of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Training and Guidance for Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Extending Land Use Data for Use with the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Meta-Analysis of Trends and Modeling of Dynamic Soil Properties
(Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2015 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2015 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2016 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment. Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assment Project (CEAP) 2016 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework for Watershed- and Farm-Scale Planning
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transport of Veterinary Antibiotics and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Midwestern Farming Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Carbon Cycle Science in Reconstructed Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cover Crops Influence Nutrient Cycling, Yield, and Diseases of Corn and Soybean
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Trends Over Two Decades in Stream Nitrate as Affected by Farming Practices in the Walnut Creek Watershed
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Denitrification within saturated riparian buffers re-designed to remove nitrate from field tile drains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Manure Application Timing and Management...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Water for Increased Resiliency of Drained Agricultural Landscapes-CFDA No. 10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Processes Controlling the Source, Movement, and Release of Soil Phosphorus in Midwestern Streams from Pasture and Crop Land- CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
WINTER RYE COVER CROP EFFECT ON CORN SEEDLING PATHOGENS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
XP2015-03: Linking Soil and Water Quality with Crop Performance Across a Continuum of Tillage and Management Strategies
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NATURAL RESOURCE DATABASES
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of the Impact of Improved Management Practices on Energy Fluxes and Crop Productivity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
North Central Region Fruit, Vegetable, and Wine Growers’ Assessment of Soil and Water Vulnerability under Changing ..... Events
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Utilization of the G x E x M Framework to Develop Climate Adaptation Strategies for Temperate Agricultural Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation of the Impact of Improved Management Practices on Energy Fluxes and Crop Productivity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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