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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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Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Soil, Crop, and Manure Biochemistry and Molecular Ecology: Bridging Knowledge Gaps in Microbiome Response to Management and Climate Change
(In-House Appropriated)
Farming for More Than Food: Management Impact on Soil Organic Carbon and Mineralogy
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Omics of Rhizoctonia Solani for Molecular Identification and Deciphering Pathogenicity on Agricultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Developing, Evaluating, and Optimizing Diversified Agricultural Systems for a Changing Environment in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(In-House Appropriated)
Soil, Crop, and Manure Biochemistry and Molecular Ecology: Bridging Knowledge Gaps in Microbiome Response to Management and Climate Change
(In-House Appropriated)
Building Resilient Organic Weed Management Systems with Precision Smart Sprayer Technologies
(Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Rotation Diversity DRIVES Resilience to Environmental and Economic Variability, and Improves Nutrition Outcomes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving Our Understanding of the Impact of Management on Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Major Northeast and Great Lakes States Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
National Vegetation Planning Decision Support Tools for Conservation Land-use Planners and Farmers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Farming for More Than Food: Management Impact on Soil Organic Carbon and Mineralogy
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Catalyzing cover crop advancement as a climate-smart practice through a national variety improvement and seed production program
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Cropping Systems Impacts on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Pools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Omics of Rhizoctonia Solani for Molecular Identification and Deciphering Pathogenicity on Agricultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of MD
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of MO
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of VT
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tool
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Developing, Evaluating, and Optimizing Diversified Agricultural Systems for a Changing Environment in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(In-House Appropriated)
Soil, Crop, and Manure Biochemistry and Molecular Ecology: Bridging Knowledge Gaps in Microbiome Response to Management and Climate Change
(In-House Appropriated)
Building Resilient Organic Weed Management Systems with Precision Smart Sprayer Technologies
(Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Rotation Diversity DRIVES Resilience to Environmental and Economic Variability, and Improves Nutrition Outcomes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving Our Understanding of the Impact of Management on Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Major Northeast and Great Lakes States Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
National Vegetation Planning Decision Support Tools for Conservation Land-use Planners and Farmers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Farming for More Than Food: Management Impact on Soil Organic Carbon and Mineralogy
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Catalyzing cover crop advancement as a climate-smart practice through a national variety improvement and seed production program
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Cropping Systems Impacts on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Pools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Omics of Rhizoctonia Solani for Molecular Identification and Deciphering Pathogenicity on Agricultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of MD
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of MO
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of VT
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tool
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Assessment of Genetic Variations of Rhizoctonia Solani Subgroup AG2 Isolates with Genome Fingerprinting Methods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb and Nursery Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Genome Sequences to Address Interactions of Biocontrol Agents, Pathogens and Plants for Developing Effective Disease Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Developing, Evaluating, and Optimizing Diversified Agricultural Systems for a Changing Environment in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(In-House Appropriated)
Precision Integrated Weed Management in Conventional and Organic Crop Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Building Resilient Organic Weed Management Systems with Precision Smart Sprayer Technologies
(Cooperative Agreement)
Building Resilient Organic Weed Management Systems with Precision Smart Sprayer Technologies
(Cooperative Agreement)
Building Resilient Organic Weed Management Systems with Precision Smart Sprayer Technologies
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Adoption
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Adoption
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Adoption
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - NC State
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - NDSU
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - OH State Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - Penn State Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - Southern IL Univ.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - Un of KY
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - Un of MN
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption - VPI
(Cooperative Agreement)
User-testing of Cover Crop Performance Mapping Tool for Precision Integrated Weed Management
(Cooperative Agreement)
User-testing of cover crop performance mapping tool for precision integrated weed management
(Cooperative Agreement)
User-Testing of Cover Crop Performance Mapping Tool for Precision Integrated Weed Management
(Cooperative Agreement)
Building Resilient Organic Weed Management Systems with Precision Smart Sprayer Technologies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Crop Rotation Diversity DRIVES Resilience to Environmental and Economic Variability, and Improves Nutrition Outcomes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving Our Understanding of the Impact of Management on Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Major Northeast and Great Lakes States Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
National Vegetation Planning Decision Support Tools for Conservation Land-use Planners and Farmers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Catalyzing cover crop advancement as a climate-smart practice through a national variety improvement and seed production program
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the Sustainability of United States Cropping Systems through Cover Crops and an Innovative Information and Technology Network
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Expanding the Cover Crop Breeding Network: New Species and Traits for Organic Growers
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Field-Scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Field-scale Testing of Weed Identification and Mapping Tools for Accelerating Integrated Weed Management Research and Adoption
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
User-Testing of Cover Crop Performance Mapping Tool for Precision Integrated Weed Management
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Designing and Developing the Cyberinfrastructure and Web-Based Decision Tools for Conservation Vegetation Management in Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - CSU
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - KSU
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Montana State Univ.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - NC State
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Penn State Univ.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Purdue
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Southern IL Univ.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Texas AgriLife
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Un of IL
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Un of KY
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Un of NE
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - Univ of GA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - VPI
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GROW: A National Response to the Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic - WSU
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Weed Management in Cover Crop-based Field Crop Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Long-Term Cropping Systems Impacts on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Pools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Public/Private Partnerships for Assessing Integrated Weed Management - LSU
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Public/Private Partnerships for Assessing Integrated Weed Management Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Public/Private Partnerships for Assessing Integrated Weed Management Strategies - Texas A&M
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Public/Private Partnerships for Assessing Integrated Weed Management Strategies - Univ. of IL
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Public/Private Partnerships for Assessing Integrated Weed Management Strategies - VPI
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of MD
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of MO
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop Councils to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tools - Un of VT
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Uniting the Regional Cover Crop to Build National Cover Crop Decision Support Tool
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Citrus Research and Field Trials (CRAFT) Demonstrations
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Public/Private Partnerships for Assessing Integrated Weed Management Strategies
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)