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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)
Develop and Maintain Website Providing Access and Support for the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Training and Guidance for Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Extending Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework Land Use Database
(Cooperative Agreement)
Financial Data and Users Manual for Use with the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Support and Enhancement of CEAP Databases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (2018) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on Iowa Croplands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework for Watershed- and Farm-Scale Planning
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Prairie Strips as a Sustainable Mitigation Strategy to Retain Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms
(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)
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)
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)
Develop and Maintain Website Providing Access and Support for the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Training and Guidance for Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Extending Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework Land Use Database
(Cooperative Agreement)
Financial Data and Users Manual for Use with the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Support and Enhancement of CEAP Databases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (2018) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on Iowa Croplands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework for Watershed- and Farm-Scale Planning
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - 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)
Soil Carbon Cycle Science in Reconstructed Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Phosphorus Contributions from Eroding Iowa Stream Banks
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Prairie Strips as a Sustainable Mitigation Strategy to Retain Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms
(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)
Effect of Manure Application Timing and Management...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Impacts of Cropping System Diversity and Input Reduction on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Soil and Water Quality, and Economic Performance...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Water for Increased Resiliency of Drained Agricultural Landscapes-CFDA No. 10.310
(Reimbursable 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 (NP #216)
Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for Midwestern Landscapes
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop and Maintain Website Providing Access and Support for the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Training and Guidance for Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework
(Cooperative Agreement)
Facilitating Use of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework for Watershed- and Farm-Scale Planning
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Meta-analysis of Soil Indicator Variables for the Soil Management Assessment Framework (SMAF)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Carbon Cycle Science in Reconstructed Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Phosphorus Contributions from Eroding Iowa Stream Banks
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Manure Application Timing and Management...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Impacts of Cropping System Diversity and Input Reduction on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Soil and Water Quality, and Economic Performance...
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Water for Increased Resiliency of Drained Agricultural Landscapes-CFDA No. 10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Crop and Water Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin Agroecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Droplet Movement from Application Equipment Using Lidar and Micrometeorological Techniques
(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)