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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.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you  to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research  project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Determining Influence of Microbial, Feed, and Animal Factors on Efficiency of Nutrient Utilization and Performance in Lactating Dairy Cows
(In-House Appropriated)
Forage Characteristics that Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use as Biomass Energy Crops in Illinois
(Cooperative Agreement)
Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuffs for Dairy Cows
(Cooperative Agreement)
Reactive Nitrogen Cycling and Impacts on U.S. Dairy Farms: The Feasibility of Sustainable Milk and Agro-Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT OF A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY TO SUPPORT ARS/USGS WI WATER SCIENCE CTR-SPECIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Mentored Research in Rumen Microbiology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Infrared or Visual Automated Data Acquisition Detection Systems for Continuous Evaluation of Fermentation or Animal Behavior Profiling
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Rumen Microbial Communities and Lactation Efficiency in Dairy Cows
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Biological Basis of Genetic Variation in Forage and Feed Utilization Efficiency in Lactating Dairy Cattle
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software for a Cattle Lot Runoff and Phosphorus Loss Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATING PERENNIAL GRASS CULTIVARS FOR THEIR USE AS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS IN MINNESOTA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATING PERENNIAL GRASS CULTIVARS FOR THEIR USE AS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS IN OHIO
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use as Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Statistical Designs and Methods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation of Hay and Silage Preservation Experiments with Individual Voluntary Intake and Digestibility Measurements in Sheep
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Molasses, Corn Grain, and Degradable Protein Levels on Lactation Performance and Rumen Function of Dairy Cattle
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATION OF OXYGEN BARRIER WRAPS FOR LARGE-ROUND SILAGE BALES
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuff in Dairy Cattle Diets
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Aquaculture (NP #106)
Reducing Impacts of Disease on Salmonid Aquaculture Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Animal Care and Use Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Analysis of the Fish Pathogens Flavobacterium Columnare and Flavobacterium Psychrophilum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Evaluation of Yellow Perch for Aquaculture Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Immune Evasion in Aquatic Rhabdoviral Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Genetic Techniques to Characterize Mechanisms of Virulence in Flavobacterium Fish Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use as Biomass Energy Crops in Illinois
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Control of Flowering in Switchgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in Switchgrass-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidation of Red Clover Filaments and Associated Plant Disease Symptoms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATING PERENNIAL GRASS CULTIVARS FOR THEIR USE AS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS IN MINNESOTA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATING PERENNIAL GRASS CULTIVARS FOR THEIR USE AS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS IN OHIO
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use as Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Plant- and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Corn as a Dual Purpose Cover and Forage Crop
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Forage Characteristics that Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuffs for Dairy Cows
(Cooperative Agreement)
Reactive Nitrogen Cycling and Impacts on U.S. Dairy Farms: The Feasibility of Sustainable Milk and Agro-Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT OF A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY TO SUPPORT ARS/USGS WI WATER SCIENCE CTR-SPECIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software for a Cattle Lot Runoff and Phosphorus Loss Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Statistical Designs and Methods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation of Hay and Silage Preservation Experiments with Individual Voluntary Intake and Digestibility Measurements in Sheep
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuff in Dairy Cattle Diets
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Forage Characteristics that Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Removing Limitations to the Efficient Utilization of Alfalfa and Other Forages in Dairy Production, New Bio-Products, and Bioenergy to...
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use as Biomass Energy Crops in Illinois
(Cooperative Agreement)
Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuffs for Dairy Cows
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Control of Flowering in Switchgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Reactive Nitrogen Cycling and Impacts on U.S. Dairy Farms: The Feasibility of Sustainable Milk and Agro-Ecosystems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT OF A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY TO SUPPORT ARS/USGS WI WATER SCIENCE CTR-SPECIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in Switchgrass-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Software for a Cattle Lot Runoff and Phosphorus Loss Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidation of Red Clover Filaments and Associated Plant Disease Symptoms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATING PERENNIAL GRASS CULTIVARS FOR THEIR USE AS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS IN MINNESOTA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATING PERENNIAL GRASS CULTIVARS FOR THEIR USE AS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS IN OHIO
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Perennial Grass Cultivars for Their Use as Biomass Energy Crops in Upper Michigan
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Plant- and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Novel Harvest Technologies for Fractionating Alfalfa Into Leaf and Stem Fractions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Corn as a Dual Purpose Cover and Forage Crop
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Statistical Designs and Methods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementation of Hay and Silage Preservation Experiments with Individual Voluntary Intake and Digestibility Measurements in Sheep
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
EVALUATION OF OXYGEN BARRIER WRAPS FOR LARGE-ROUND SILAGE BALES
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuff in Dairy Cattle Diets
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Benefits of Feeding Surplus Cranberry Waste Stream Products to Lambs and Lactating Dairy Cows
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Control of Flowering in Switchgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in Switchgrass-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidation of Red Clover Filaments and Associated Plant Disease Symptoms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Plant- and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Corn as a Dual Purpose Cover and Forage Crop
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Bioenergy & Energy Alternatives (NP #307)
EVALUATION OF OXYGEN BARRIER WRAPS FOR LARGE-ROUND SILAGE BALES
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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