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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)
Reducing Production Losses due to Oxidative Stress and Bacterial Pathogens in Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Cooperative Agreement on Institutional Biosafety Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing the Iowa State University Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Supplementing Butyric Acid at the Same Level From Varying Sources with Different Concentrations
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Agroecosystem Benefits from the Development and Application of New Management Technologies in Agricultural Watersheds
(In-House Appropriated)
Support and Enhancement of CEAP Databases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Support NRCS States to Use and Adopt the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF) for Watershed Planning
(Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (2018) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2019 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2019 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Elements: Agricultural Cyber-infrastructure Support for Field and Grid Modeling, and Runtime Decision-making
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Saturated Buffers as a Conservation Drainage Practice for Treating Agricultural Subsurface Drainage
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Scenario Development to Achieve Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Goals
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Using the ACPF to Optimize the Allocation of Scarce Conservation Funding
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Stripping Antibiotic Resistance with STRIPS: Evaluating Prairie Buffer Strips to Mitigate Resistance Genes from Manure Amended Fields
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordinated Network of Sites for Studying the Impacts of 4R Nitrogen Management on Crop Production and Nutrient Loss
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Agroecosystem Benefits from the Development and Application of New Management Technologies in Agricultural Watersheds
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for Midwestern Landscapes
(In-House Appropriated)
Support and Enhancement of CEAP Databases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Support NRCS States to Use and Adopt the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF) for Watershed Planning
(Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (2018) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2019 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2019 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Meta-analysis of Soil Indicator Variables for the Soil Management Assessment Framework (SMAF)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Elements: Agricultural Cyber-infrastructure Support for Field and Grid Modeling, and Runtime Decision-making
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Saturated Buffers as a Conservation Drainage Practice for Treating Agricultural Subsurface Drainage
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Phosphorus Contributions from Eroding Iowa Stream Banks
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Scenario Development to Achieve Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Goals
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Using the ACPF to Optimize the Allocation of Scarce Conservation Funding
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Stripping Antibiotic Resistance with STRIPS: Evaluating Prairie Buffer Strips to Mitigate Resistance Genes from Manure Amended Fields
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordinated Network of Sites for Studying the Impacts of 4R Nitrogen Management on Crop Production and Nutrient Loss
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Agroecosystem Benefits from the Development and Application of New Management Technologies in Agricultural Watersheds
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for Midwestern Landscapes
(In-House Appropriated)
Meta-analysis of Soil Indicator Variables for the Soil Management Assessment Framework (SMAF)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Elements: Agricultural Cyber-infrastructure Support for Field and Grid Modeling, and Runtime Decision-making
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Saturated Buffers as a Conservation Drainage Practice for Treating Agricultural Subsurface Drainage
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Phosphorus Contributions from Eroding Iowa Stream Banks
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Watershed-scale Phosphorus Inputs from Streambanks
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordinated Network of Sites for Studying the Impacts of 4R Nitrogen Management on Crop Production and Nutrient Loss
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)