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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)
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)
Ecology and Molecular Epidemiology of Zoonotic Bacterial Pathogens Asociated with Dairy Farms
(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)
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)
Transport/Fate/Exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/Pathogens at Plot/Field/Watershed Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Characterization of Anacostia Watershed Microbial Water Quality
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Natural and Environment-Friendly Approaches for Improving the Microbiological Safety of Cantaloupes
(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 U.S. 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)
Characterization of Biofilms on Biotic and Abiotic Surfaces
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Food-Borne Pathogenic Bacteria
(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)
Modeling Nearshore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Multispecies Biofilm Formation and Survival of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens in Produce Processing Environments
(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)
Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
(Non-Assistance 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)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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