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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 Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Non-Assistance 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)
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)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(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)
Agricultural Sector GHG Mitigation: USDA Support for Mitigation Implementation
(Interagency Reimbursable 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)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Agroecological Strategies for Balancing Tradeoffs in Organic Corn and Soybean Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural Sector GHG Mitigation: USDA Support for Mitigation Implementation
(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)
Evaluating Water Availability and Crop Stress using Soil Water and Plant Canopy Sensors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(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 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)
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)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(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)
Agricultural Sector GHG Mitigation: USDA Support for Mitigation Implementation
(Interagency Reimbursable 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)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
AGRICULTURAL GREENHOUSE WARMING POTENTIAL AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION MODEL CORRECTION: CONSIDERING ORGANIC AND LONG TERM ROTATIONAL SYSTEMS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Agroecological Strategies for Balancing Tradeoffs in Organic Corn and Soybean Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Poultry House Heating and Nitrogen Emission Management Using Biofiltration and Biofertilizer Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural Sector GHG Mitigation: USDA Support for Mitigation Implementation
(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)
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)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant/Soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems
(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 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)
Molecular Approaches to Enhance Plant Nutrient Content, Shelf-Life and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Genetic Transformation, Tissue Culture, and Test Genes that Enable Accumulation of Polyamines Spermine in Corn and Tomato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discerning Metabolome and Transcriptome of Elite Germplasm Grown in the Field under Different Cultivation Practices
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
NMR Spectroscopy-Based Quantification of Metabolomics in Seeds (corn grain) and Fruits (tomato)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
(In-House Appropriated)
Proteomic Investigation of a Soilborne Fungal Pathogen, Rhizoctonia solani
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Proteomic Analyses of Fungal Plant Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
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)
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)
Agricultural Sector GHG Mitigation: USDA Support for Mitigation Implementation
(Interagency Reimbursable 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)
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)
Agroecological Strategies for Balancing Tradeoffs in Organic Corn and Soybean Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural Sector GHG Mitigation: USDA Support for Mitigation Implementation
(Non-Assistance 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)
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant/Soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems
(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 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)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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