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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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Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Managing Energy and Carbon Fluxes to Optimize Agroecosystem Productivity and Resilience
(In-House Appropriated)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Soil Carbon Stabilization Concepts and Nitrogen Cycling-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of a Humic Product for Corn-based Rotations in the Mid-latitudes
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Managing Carbon and Nutrients in Midwestern U.S. Agroecosystems for Enhanced Soil Health and Environmental Quality
(In-House Appropriated)
Managing Energy and Carbon Fluxes to Optimize Agroecosystem Productivity and Resilience
(In-House Appropriated)
Reducing the Environmental Footprint from Agricultural Systems through Managing Resources and Nutrient Inputs
(In-House Appropriated)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(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)
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Initiating the Midwest Regional Climate Hub: FY 2014
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing and Promoting Water-, Nutrient-, and Climate-Smart Technologies to Help Agricultural Systems Adapt to Climate and Societal Changes
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Soil Carbon Stabilization Concepts and Nitrogen Cycling-CFDA#10.310
(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)
Development and Implementation of Natural Resource Databases for Improved Resource Planning
(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)
Enhancing Crop Physiological Mitigation of Environmental Stresses Through Humic Amendments
(Trust Fund 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)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
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)
Evaluation of an Improved Combine Head for Single-Pass Corn Stover Harvest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Managing Energy and Carbon Fluxes to Optimize Agroecosystem Productivity and Resilience
(In-House Appropriated)
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess Water Use Efficiency & Support Agricultural Water Resources Management
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Understanding Regional Linkages Between Production Agriculture, Air Quality, and Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstock from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock Quality and Environmental Sustainability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Energy Partitioning, Evapotranspiration, and CO2 Exchange of the Forage Component of a Silvopasture System
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstocks from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock and Environmental Sustainability
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstocks from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock and Environmental Sustainability
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstocks from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock and Environmental Sustainability CFDA# 10.320
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nitrification Benchtop Experiment Summary: SOP Study
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Health: Biotic Fertilizers Facilitate the Soil Biological Processes to Enhance Agricultural Efficiency
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess Water Use Efficiency & Support Agricultural Water Resources Management
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Understanding Regional Linkages Between Production Agriculture, Air Quality, and Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstock from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock Quality and Environmental Sustainability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Energy Partitioning, Evapotranspiration, and CO2 Exchange of the Forage Component of a Silvopasture System
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstocks from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock and Environmental Sustainability
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstocks from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock and Environmental Sustainability
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Woody Bioenergy Feedstocks from Marginal Agricultural Lands: Red Cedar Feedstock and Environmental Sustainability CFDA# 10.320
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nitrification Benchtop Experiment Summary: SOP Study
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Health: Biotic Fertilizers Facilitate the Soil Biological Processes to Enhance Agricultural Efficiency
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)