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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)
Forage Characteristics and Utilization that Improve Efficiency of Growth, Performance, Nutrient Use, and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuffs for Dairy Cows
(Cooperative Agreement)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crops, Water Quality, and Soil Health Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuffs for Dairy Cows
(Cooperative Agreement)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Treated-Stover Pelleted Feedstuffs for Dairy Cows
(Cooperative Agreement)
Cracking Soft Seed in Hairy Vetch: Marker-Assisted Cover Crop Improvement
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Regionally Adapted, Resilient Alfalfa Germplasm Pools
(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)
Cover Crops, Water Quality, and Soil Health Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Corn as a Dual Purpose Cover and Forage Crop
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Warm-season Grass Biomass and Seed Production in Central Illinois
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Cracking Soft Seed in Hairy Vetch: Marker-Assisted Cover Crop Improvement
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Regionally Adapted, Resilient Alfalfa Germplasm Pools
(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)
Cover Crops, Water Quality, and Soil Health Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Corn as a Dual Purpose Cover and Forage Crop
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Cracking Soft Seed in Hairy Vetch: Marker-Assisted Cover Crop Improvement
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties Across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Regionally Adapted, Resilient Alfalfa Germplasm Pools
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Exploiting Natural Diversity to Identify Alleles and Mechanisms of Cold Adaption in Switchgrass-CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Corn as a Dual Purpose Cover and Forage Crop
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)