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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)
Validate Causative Mutations in Agriculturally-Important Vertebrates
(In-House Appropriated)
TET3-CXXC Domain is Essential for Orchestrating Epigenetic Status during Early Embryogenesis in Pigs - NFCA
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Gene-editing Technologies in Livestock to Address Agriculturally Relevant Problems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Gene-Editing Technologies in Poultry and Other Livestock
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Strategies for Coordinated Expression of Pathway Genes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery, Improvement, and Testing of Genetics that are Socially Acceptable for Genome Editing in Animal Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment and Characterization of Liver Organoids from Layer Chickens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Regulation of Ovarian Follicular Progression in Japanese Quail
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Validate Causative Mutations in Agriculturally-Important Vertebrates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Adaptation of Grain Crops to Varying Environments Including Climates, Stressors, and Human Uses
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Soybean Seed Composition, Plant Productivity, and Resilience to Climate Change Through Biological Network Modification
(In-House Appropriated)
Redesigning Soybeans for a Resilient Future of Food, Feeds, and Bio-Industry
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Integrative and Big-Data Driven Technologies for Soybean Product Development
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Soybean Lines Without Both Trypsin and Chymotrypsin Inhibitors
(Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Benefits of Soybean with High Protein and High Sulfur Amino Acid Content on Gain and Feed Efficiency of Poultry
(Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Benefits of Soybean with High Protein and High Sulfur Amino Acid Content on Gain and Feed Efficiency of Poultry
(Cooperative Agreement)
Heirlooms of the United States, Midwest Evaluation
(Cooperative Agreement)
Heirlooms of the United States, Southeast Evaluation
(Cooperative Agreement)
HOLL Plus Soybean Variety Development
(Cooperative Agreement)
Negative Effects of Protease Inhibitors on Monogastric Animal Growth Performance: Truth or Myth?
(Cooperative Agreement)
Refinement of Trypsin Inhibitor Measurement Procedure to Improve the Assay Consistency Leading to Industry Adoption
(Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress – Phase II
(Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress – Phase II
(Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress – Phase II
(Cooperative Agreement)
Environmentally Aware Deep Learning Based Genomic Selection And Management Optimization For Maize Yield
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Landrace Heirlooms of Maize of the United States (Columbia, MO)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Beyond Static Metabolic Maps - Understanding the Cellular Organization and Dynamics of Lipid Flux For Enhanced Seed Oil Production
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Institutional Biological Safety Committee (IBC) Agreement - Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Institutional Biological Safety Committee (IBC) Agreement - University of Missouri
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Inter-Institutional Collaboration with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Genomics to Enhance the U.S. Soybean Quality Reputation
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Missouri Maize Center - Joint Administration of the Genetics Farm
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetics Resources Unit Federal Building Utility Agreement
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilize the University of Missouri Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Value-Added Soybean Germplasm Development and High-Level Soybean Genetic Studies Through High-Throughput Seed Analysis Technology
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Integrative and Big-Data Driven Technologies for Soybean Product Development
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Integrative Big-Data Driven Technologies for Soybean Product Development
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Soybean Lines Without Both Trypsin and Chymotrypsin Inhibitors
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating The Benefits of Soybean with High Protein and High Sulfur Amino Acid Content on Gain and Feed Efficiency of Poultry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
HOLL Plus Soybean Variety Development
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Negative Effects of Protease Inhibitors On Monogastric Animal Growth Performance: Truth or Myth?
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Refinement of Trypsin Inhibitor Measurement Procedure to Improve the Assay Consistency Leading to Industry Adoption
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress – Phase II
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress – Phase II (Columbia, MO)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Lipid Turnover in Soybeans Over Development
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterize Rootworm Larvae For BT Tolerance and Artificial Diets for Improved Understanding of Rootworm Biology and Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishing Baselines for Soybean Compositions for Plant-based Protein
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Generation and Characterization of Soybean Containing Edited Genes for Seed Quality Improvement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics for Improved Soybean Seed Composition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mapping the Genetic Loci Controlling Highland Adaptation in Maize
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Characterization of Soybean for Seed Quality Improvement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Maize Grain Nitrogen In Support of CERCA, The Circular Economy That Re-imagines Corn Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Adaptation of Grain Crops to Varying Environments Including Climates, Stressors, and Human Uses
(In-House Appropriated)
Heirlooms of the United States, Midwest Evaluation
(Cooperative Agreement)
Heirlooms of the United States, Southeast Evaluation
(Cooperative Agreement)
Environmentally Aware Deep Learning Based Genomic Selection And Management Optimization For Maize Yield
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Landrace Heirlooms of Maize of the United States (Columbia, MO)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Institutional Biological Safety Committee (IBC) Agreement - University of Missouri
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Missouri Maize Center - Joint Administration of the Genetics Farm
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetics Resources Unit Federal Building Utility Agreement
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilize the University of Missouri Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterize Rootworm Larvae For BT Tolerance and Artificial Diets for Improved Understanding of Rootworm Biology and Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mapping the Genetic Loci Controlling Highland Adaptation in Maize
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Maize Grain Nitrogen In Support of CERCA, The Circular Economy That Re-imagines Corn Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)