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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)
Alternatives to Antibiotics: Developing Novel Strategies to Improve Animal Welfare and Production Efficiency in Swine and Dairy
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of New Technologies and Methods to Enhance the Utilization and Long-Term Storage of Poultry, Swine and Fish Gametes and Embryos (bridging project)
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancing Genetic Merit of Ruminants Through Improved Genome Assembly, Annotation, and Selection
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Dairy Animals by Increasing Accuracy of Genomic Prediction, Evaluating New Traits, and Redefining Selection Goals
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Feed Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability of Dairy Cattle through Genomics and Novel Technologies
(In-House Appropriated)
Novel Integrated Nutrition and Health Strategies to Improve Production Efficiencies in Poultry
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization of DNA Methylome in Livestock Genomes
(Cooperative Agreement)
Triple-Acting Therapeutic for Streptococcus suis
(Cooperative Agreement)
Sperm DNA Methylome and Its Impacts on Male Fertility in Dairy Cattle
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Triple-Acting Therapeutic for Streptococcus suis
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
1000 Bull Genomes Project
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Genetically Modified Livestock via Zygotic Genome Editing
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Analyses of Recombination and PRDM9 Alleles and Their Implications in Dairy Cattle Breeding
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sequence-Based Big Data Genomic Discovery and Application to Improve Dairy Fertility
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
African Goat Improvement Network: Strengthening Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
African Goat Improvement Network: Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
African Goat Improvement Network: Strengthening Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
CRISPR/Cas Mediated Gene-Targeting to Reduce Milk Allergens and Mastitis in Goats
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Tools to Improve Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Functional Annotation of Livestock Genomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genome Editing in Livestock Species
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Signatures of Selection in Locally Adapted Goats
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Algorithms and Software to Process Very Large Genomic Datasets
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Genetic Evaluation of Dairy Cattle through Expanded Genomic Data and Improved Computing Procedures
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Development of Control and Intervention Strategies for Avian Coccidiosis
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Novel Control Strategies for Diseases Caused by Cellular and Sub-cellular Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation of Swine Immunity and Development of Novel Immune and Genomic Intervention Strategies to Prevent and/or Treat Respiratory Diseases of Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Immune, Molecular, and Ecological Approaches for Attenuating GI Nematode Infections of Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches to Control Intestinal Parasites that Affect the Microbiome in Swine and Small Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Non-antibiotic Strategies to Control Enteric Diseases of Poultry
(In-House Appropriated)
US-UK Collaborative: Swine Immune Toolkit: Development of New Immune Reagents for Swine Health, Vaccine and Disease Studies
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Poultry Immune Reagents
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
US-UK Collaborative: Swine Immune Toolkit: Development of New Immune Reagents for Swine Health, Vaccine and Disease Studies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Bacillus thuringiensis Crystal Proteins as Powerful Next Generation Anthelmintics
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing the Pan-Nematode Secretome for Proteins that Activate Innate and Acquired Immunity
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Genetically Improving Resistance of Pigs to PRRS Virus Infection
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Genome Sequencing, Assembly and Annotation of the Gastrointestinal Nematode Trichostrongylus colubriformis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mucosal Immunity Against GI Nematode Parasites in Livestock and Animal Models
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Parasitology Research and Long-Term Preservation of the U.S. National Parasite Collection
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Alternatives to Drug Strategies to Reduce Economic Losses Due to Enteric Diseases of Poultry
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Oral Recombinant Vaccines Against Avian Coccidiosis
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Salmonella-Expressing Eimeria Antigens as a Vaccination Method Against Avian Coccidiosis
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
(In-House Appropriated)
Deployed War Fighter Protection Program (2017)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Evaluation of IPM for Tick Control on School Grounds
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Aedes Mosquito Vectors using Novel Effective ‘Attract and Kill’ Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Biobased Defense Against Disease Vectors and Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Insecticide Synergistic for Resistance Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Pathogen Infection on Tick Behavior and Implications for Personal Protection and Tick Control
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of New Anti-Tick Antigens on Rabbit for Control of Vector Tick Species
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement and Tick Population Surveillance for Integrated Tick Management in the Suburban Landscape of Maryland
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement to Understand Tick-Host Interaction and Improve Lyme Disease Vector Control in Howard County
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Tick Management for Suppression of Blacklegged Tick Populations in the Suburban Landscape
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Laboratory Evaluation of Anti-Tick Antigens against Blacklegged Ticks Infesting Mice
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms of Tick-Host Interaction and Implications to Deer Tick Parasitism, Pathogen Transmission, and Tick Control
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Antimicrobial Resistance and Ecology of Zoonotic Foodborne Pathogens in Dairy Cattle
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
(In-House Appropriated)
Design and Implementation of Monitoring and Modeling Methods to Evaluate Microbial Quality of Surface Water Sources Used for Irrigation
(In-House Appropriated)
Detection and Control of Foodborne Parasites for Food Safety
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Environmental and Plant Factors That Influence Trace Element Bioavailability in Food Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification of Plant-Derived Bioactive Compounds for their Potential as Alternatives to Conventional Antimicrobials
(In-House Appropriated)
Sensing Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants in Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Animals, Food Safety, and Public Health
(In-House Appropriated)
Economic Analysis of Food Safety Improvement During Produce Washing and Retail Display
(Cooperative Agreement)
Fluid Dynamics of Impact and Mixing for Improved Washing of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce
(Cooperative Agreement)
Fluid Mechanics and Mass Transfer of Washing Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
(Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Food Quality and Safety during Tomato Packing and Fresh-cut Produce Retail Handling
(Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Food Safety through Cold Chain Management and Stakeholder Outreach
(Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Produce Safety through Integrated Research and Stakeholder Outreach
(Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls during Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce Washing, Packing, and Retail Display
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Persistence and Transfer of Enteric Pathogens to Fresh Produce during Pre- and Post-Harvest Operations
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Survival of Generic, STEC O157 and STEC Non-O157 E. coli and Salmonella in Soils Amended with BSAAO
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Transport/Fate/Exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/Pathogens at Plot/Field/Watershed Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Trichinella Proficiency Sample Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Characterization of Anacostia Watershed Microbial Water Quality
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Functional Genomics of Toxoplasma and Hammondia Hammondi
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effector Diversification and Toxoplasma Virulence
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Basis of Toxoplasmosis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Multi-regional Risk Analysis of Farm Manure Use: Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Decontamination Strategies for Eliminating Foodborne Pathogens on Cantaloupes
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Adulteration Detection for Animal Feeds
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations among Young Cull Animals from Northeastern US Dairy Operations
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations in Northeastern US Dairy Operations
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Automated Whole-surface Imaging Technology for On-line Safety and Quality Inspection of Produce
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production in Maryland
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens from Dairy Operations
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Validation of Devices to Detect Fecal Materials in Produce Fields
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Prototype Automated Aquatic Sampling Platform to Assess Microbial Water Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Sensing Methods and Technologies for Rapid Screening of Foods for Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Multispecies Biofilm Formation and Survival of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens in Produce Processing Environments
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Rapid Detection of E. Coli Contamination on Leafy Greens using Indole as a Sentinel Indicator
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Risk Assessment, Reduction and Remediation of Trace Elements in Soil and Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determination of Seroprevalence to Toxoplasma gondii in the U.S. National Swine Herd
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Real-Time In-Situ Evaluation Sensing System for Hazardous and Adulterated Food Materials
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Rapid In-Field Spectral Imaging Methods to Detect Hazardous Chemicals and Microorganisms for Ensuring Safety of Agricultural Products
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
A Unified and Coherent Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) Earth System Data Record (ESDR) for Earth Science
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Characterizing Field-Scale Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes using Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Climate Change Baseline Assessment Using Merged, Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product (Soil MERGE, SMERGE)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Continuation of AMSR-E Climate Records with JAXA AMSR2
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave... Monitoring of Agricultural Water and Vegetation Stress
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite Observations
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Fusing MODIS, Landsat, and Geostationary Data for Daily Monitoring of Crop Condition and Water Use at Field Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Satellite-Based Surface Soil Moisture and Rainfall Accumulation Products for Improved Hydrologic Modeling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Intercalibration of Low Frequency Brightness Temperature Measurements for Long-Term Soil Moisture Record
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Vineyard Water Use and Vine Water Status with......Improved and Sustainable Water Management from Field to Regional Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Multi-Agency Collaboration on Geographic Information System (GIS) Based Methods for Assessing Watershed Connectivity
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Moisture Active/Passive Calibration/Validation Team
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Using Triple Collocation to Leverage Sparse Ground-Based Observations for SMAP Calibration/Validation Activities
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Validation of SMAP Soil Moisture Products with In Situ and Satellite Observations
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA/USGS Collaborative Watershed Research to Improve Conservation Practice Implementation in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Comparing and Refining Models of Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crop Green Bridge: The Ecosystem Service of Using Cover Crop and Cash Crop Rotations to Beneficially Shift the Agroecosystem Phytobiomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Remote Sensing-based Modeling of Evapotranspiration and Stress of Highly Structured Vineyard Canopies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Satellite Soil Moisture Spatial Resolution
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Soil Moisture at the Watershed Scale using In Situ Networks
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Moisture Mapping of the South Fork Iowa Soil Moisture Network with Proximal COSMOS Rovers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Microbiome of Fungal Farming Termite (Macrotermes) Habitat and Implications for Landscape Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Invertebrate Ecology and Isotope Tracers to Inform Wetland-Stream Connectivity on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS High Resolution Remote Data
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS Remote Sensing Data at Finer and Coarser Pixel Resolutions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity and Ecosystem Services
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Application of a Thermal-Based Two-Source Energy Balance Model Output of Evapotranspiration.....Scheduling and Enhance Water Resource Conservation
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Adaptation of Crops to Increased Carbon Dioxide and Warming
(In-House Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Innovative Approaches to Capture Air Pollutant Emissions from Poultry Operations
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Breeding and Agronomy of Quinoa for Organic Farming Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crop Germplasm and Breeding in Support of New Cultivar Development
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crop Green Bridge: The Ecosystem Service of Using Cover Crop and Cash Crop Rotations to Beneficially Shift the Agroecosystem Phytobiomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Water Availability and Crop Stress using Soil Water and Plant Canopy Sensors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating the Environmental Fate and Transport of Agriculturally Related Pollutant Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Project Sustain II: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Project Sustain: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Microbiome of Fungal Farming Termite (Macrotermes) Habitat and Implications for Landscape Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Cover Crop Species and Establishment Method on Biomass Accumulation, Nitrogen Scavenging, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water: The Story that will Finally push Cover Adoption in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Application of Mechanistic Process-Driven Crop Models for Assessing Effects and Adapting Agriculture to Climate Changes
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Breeding and Agronomy of Quinoa for Organic Farming Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crop Germplasm and Breeding in Support of New Cultivar Development
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crop Green Bridge: The Ecosystem Service of Using Cover Crop and Cash Crop Rotations to Beneficially Shift the Agroecosystem Phytobiomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Crop Phenotype Database for Climate Change and Crop Modeling Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Water Availability and Crop Stress using Soil Water and Plant Canopy Sensors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Description of Soil, Hydrologic, and Cover Crop Processes for Models
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Project Sustain II: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Project Sustain: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Microbiome of Fungal Farming Termite (Macrotermes) Habitat and Implications for Landscape Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Cover Crop Species and Establishment Method on Biomass Accumulation, Nitrogen Scavenging, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water: The Story that will Finally push Cover Adoption in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Biotechnology Strategies for Understanding and Improving Disease Resistance and Nutritional Traits in Soybeans and Beans
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing and Detecting Pathogens to Ensure Safe Exchange of Plant Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing and Evaluating the Genetic Diversity and Horticultural Value of Genetic Resources for Cacao and Other Tropical tree crops Economically important to the United States
(In-House Appropriated)
Defining the Genetic Diversity and Structure of the Soybean Genome and Applications to Gene Discovery in Soybean, Wheat and Common Bean Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop, Enhance, and Operate GRIN-Global and Other Genetic Resource Information Systems to Support the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System and Other USDA-ARS Genetic Resource Collections
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium Germplasm, Determining Host Plant-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions, and…the Rhizobium Collection
(In-House Appropriated)
Discovery and Introgression of Disease Resistance Genes into Phaseolus vulgaris
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry Through Breeding and Development/Utilization of Genomic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Pepper and Tomato Quality and Disease Resistance through Genetics and Genomics
(In-House Appropriated)
Management of Specimens and Associated Information in the U.S. National Fungus Collections, with Emphasis on Critically Important Plant Pathogenic Fungi
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches to Enhance Plant Nutrient Content, Shelf-Life and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Technology for Developing Durable Pest and Pathogen Resistance in Sugar Beet
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition, Conservation, International Exchange, and Taxonomic and Nomenclatural Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry Crop Improvement through Genomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
(Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Exploration for Ash Germplasm in the United States
(Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Exploration in Florida for Wild Relatives of Amaranth, Millets, Bedding Plants, Corn and Quinoa
(Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Exploration in the United States to Collect Wild Relatives of Sweet Potato Germplasm for Crop Improvement
(Grant)
Diagnostic Support for New and Emerging Pathogens to Facilitate the Safe Importation and Exchange of Plant Germplasm
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Specimen Imaging for Rusts and Smuts of North America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Support for the Cacao for Peace
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
World Fungi Database
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Insect Resistance Mediated by Over-Expression of Proteinase Inhibitor Genes in Sugar Beet Hairy Root Cultures
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Soybean Cultivars and Germplasm with Increased Protein Quantity and Quality for the Midwest and South
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic regions and genetic constellations associated with agronomic traits, fruit quality and disease resistance in the American cranberry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Cranberry Fruit Chemistry to Develop Cultivars with Novel Phytochemical Profiles for Healthier, Reduced ‘Added-Sugar’ Products
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
The DNA Characterization of Rhizobium from Nodules of Soybean from Ghana and Africa
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Analysis of Soybean Genes Involved in Pest Resistance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assess Cacao Germplasm for Abiotic Factors and Improved Agronomic Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, Management and Soil Quality and Characterization of Cacao Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Genomics Resources for Tropical Perennial Crops Economically Important to the United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of GBS and SNP Tools for Tropical Plant Genotyping
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Next Generation Sequences to Address Genetic Diversity and Disease Interactions of Perennial Tropical Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of SNP Markers for a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discerning Metabolome and Transcriptome of Elite Germplasm Grown in the Field under Different Cultivation Practices
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Diversity Studies of Phytophthora species
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping of Vaccinium Association Panel
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated With High Specific Gravity in a Long-Day Adapted Interspecific Solanum Hybrid Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Texture and Starch in a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Minimizing the Risk of Importing Exotic Potato Viruses to the U.S. by Improving Detection Techniques
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
NMR Spectroscopy-Based Quantification of Metabolomics in Seeds (corn grain) and Fruits (tomato)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Tissue Analysis for Quantification of Phytohormones in Fruits (tomato)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sourcing Barley Accessions from the Vavilov Institute in Russia to Enhance Cold Tolerance and Stem Rust Resistance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Essential Metabolic and Parasitism Genes of the Root-lesion Nematode to Develop Nematode-resistant Plants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Biologically Based Technologies for Control of Soil-Borne Pathogens of Vegetables and Ornamentals
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing and Detecting Pathogens to Ensure Safe Exchange of Plant Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Pathogen- and Plant-Based Genetic Tools for Breeding Disease Resistance in Theobroma cacao
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Novel Control Strategies for Diseases Caused by Cellular and Sub-cellular Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Novel Strategies for Disease Management in Solanaceous Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Novel Tools to Manage Fungal Plant Pathogens that Cause Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit to Reduce Food Waste
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancing Plant Protection through Fungal Systematics
(In-House Appropriated)
Exotic Pathogens of Citrus: Curation, Diagnostics, and Interactions
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry Through Breeding and Development/Utilization of Genomic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Genome-Based Strategies and Physiological Biomarkers for Detection and Identification of plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas and Spiroplasmas
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Classification and Taxonomic Methods for Agriculturally Important Nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Management of Specimens and Associated Information in the U.S. National Fungus Collections, with Emphasis on Critically Important Plant Pathogenic Fungi
(In-House Appropriated)
Microscopy Applications for the Identification and Management of Agricultural Pests and Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant-Parasitic Nematode Management: Amendments, Beneficial Organisms, and Nematode Antagonistic Molecules
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry Crop Improvement through Genomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
(Cooperative Agreement)
Boxwood Blight Mitigation Strategies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of Standard Positive Controls for Diagnostic Testing of Citrus
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Diagnostic Support for New and Emerging Pathogens to Facilitate the Safe Importation and Exchange of Plant Germplasm
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhanced Mitigation and Detection of Impatiens, Cucurbit, Hops, and Basil Downy Mildews
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrated Clinical, Extension, Research and Regulatory (ICERR) Internships in Systematics and Diagnotics
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Detection/Identification of Exotic Viroids for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Serological Detection Tools for Early Detection of Boxwood Blight
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Specimen Imaging for Rusts and Smuts of North America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Systematics and Identification of Urocystis Species/fungi causing Flag Smut
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Taxonomic Identification of all Life Stages of Nematodes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
World Fungi Database
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genomic regions and genetic constellations associated with agronomic traits, fruit quality and disease resistance in the American cranberry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Rear and Release of Psyllids as Biological Control Agents: A Mid-term Solution for Huanglongbing (HLB) Disease of Citrus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Cranberry Fruit Chemistry to Develop Cultivars with Novel Phytochemical Profiles for Healthier, Reduced ‘Added-Sugar’ Products
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of High Throughput Genome and Transcriptome Sequences for Wall-less Bacterial Plant Pathogens and Their Plant Hosts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of SNP Markers for a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Legume Root Nodule Associated Bacteria as Biocontrol Agents Against Soil Borne Plant Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Proteomic Analyses of Fungal Plant Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping of Vaccinium Association Panel
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated With High Specific Gravity in a Long-Day Adapted Interspecific Solanum Hybrid Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Texture and Starch in a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing The Coffee Berry Borer in Puerto Rico: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing the Coffee Berry Borer in Puerto Rico: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Minimizing the Risk of Importing Exotic Potato Viruses to the U.S. by Improving Detection Techniques
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mutational Analysis of Inhibitory Extract from Serratia Marcescens N4-5
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Next Generation Sequences to Uncover Fungal Virulence and Fungicide Resistance Mechanisms(s) in the Blue Mold Fungus
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a comprehensive genomic database of pathogens of Theobroma cacao.
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Beetle Taxonomy and Systematics Supporting U.S. Agriculture, Arboriculture and Biological Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Coordination Activities for Research to Register Minor Use of Pesticides
(In-House Appropriated)
Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop Pest Management Technologies and Strategies to Control the Coffee Berry Borer
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Flies of Importance in Agroecosystems and the Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Hemiptera and Related Groups: Plant Pests, Predators and Disease Vectors
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Moths Significant to Biodiversity, Quarantine, and Control, with a Focus on Invasive Species
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
(In-House Appropriated)
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Cooperative Agreement)
Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identification of Insects and Mites of Importance to Quarantine and Biosecurity
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Crop Grouping Classification Petition Review
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome Analyses of Rice Stink Bugs to Facilitate Identification of Pheromone Biosynthetic Pathways and RNAi-Based Biopesticide Development
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Use and Development of the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Breeding and Agronomy of Quinoa for Organic Farming Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Bt Toxin-based Strategies for Management of Diaphorina citri and Citrus Greening
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Building Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cover Crop Germplasm and Breeding in Support of New Cultivar Development
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Defining Molecular Mechanisms of Terpene Aggregation Pheromone Biosynthesis in Stink Bugs to Engineer Pheromone-producing Trap Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Risk Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Peanut Burrower Bug in Southeastern US Peanut Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxins active against adult Asian citrus psyllid
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in US Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing an Invasive Drosophilid Species in Agriculture Using Innovative Behavioral Manipulation Strategies
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Arizona)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Arkansas)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Delaware)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Illinois)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Mississippi)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Missouri)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Nebraska)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Pennsylvania)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Tennessee)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production--OR
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production--VA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-MD
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-MN
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-NC
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-TX
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Cover Crop Growth Stage and Quality on Allelochemical Bioavailability in Soil Rhizosphere
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Water Availability and Crop Stress using Soil Water and Plant Canopy Sensors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identify Volatile Chemicals Based on Plant Origin to Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Symbiotic Polydnavirus Role in Speciation of Braconid Wasps and Caterpillar Host Modification
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Open-Access Web Delivery of Global Prey/Predator Association Data for Sternorrhyncha(Hemiptera)&Neuropterida(Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Project Sustain II: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Project Sustain: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Promoting Undergraduate Research in Systematics: Insects as a Template for Training
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Stink Bug Trapping and Trap Cropping in Commercial and Experimental Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Systematic Entomology Studies Using Molecular Analyses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Systematic Research Support for Insects of Agricultural Importance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Cover Crop Species and Establishment Method on Biomass Accumulation, Nitrogen Scavenging, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Transforming ScaleNet: The Queable Database for Information on Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water: The Story that will Finally push Cover Adoption in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Potential Non-Target Effects on Arthropod Natural Enemies
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Characterizing and Evaluating the Genetic Diversity and Horticultural Value of Genetic Resources for Cacao and Other Tropical tree crops Economically important to the United States
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Managing Honey Bees against Disease and Colony Stress
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry Crop Improvement through Genomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomic Approaches to Characterize and Mitigate the Impact of Nosema Disease in Honey Bees, Apis Mellifera
(Cooperative Agreement)
Epidemiological and Genetic Investigations of Honeybee Sacbrood Virus
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genomic Approaches to Characterize and Mitigate the Impact of Nosema Disease in Honey Bees, Apis Mellifera
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrated Control of Varroa Mites at the USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrated Gene-Based Control of Varroa Mites at the USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
An Areawide Approach to Improving Honey Bee Queen Quality and Colony Survival
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assess Cacao Germplasm for Abiotic Factors and Improved Agronomic Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, Management and Soil Quality and Characterization of Cacao Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Analyses of Honey Bees and Bee-Related Experimental Samples
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Biological Disease Models to Stress in Honey Bees
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exotic Pests and Diseases of Honey Bees; Research to Understand and Prevent the Introduction of Unwanted Pests and Diseases into the U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Approaches to Protect Honey Bees and Deter Crop Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
(In-House Appropriated)
Rapid Methods for Quality and Safety Inspection of Small Grain Cereals
(In-House Appropriated)
Effects of Muskmelon Cultivar and Cover Crops on Soil Biodiversity, and Plant and Human Disease Suppression During Organic Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
An Engineering Approach to Improving Food Quality While Reducing Labor Costs
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Global Characterization of Genes Affecting Strawberry Fruit Phenolics Biosynthesis and Postharvest Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Food Quality and Shelf Life through New Technology Development and Process Optimization in Supply Chain
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Produce Quality and Reducing Post-Harvest Loss and Wastes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)