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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)
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)
Sperm DNA Methylome and Its Impacts on Male Fertility in Dairy Cattle
(Interagency Reimbursable 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)
Association of Plasma Indicators to Feed Efficiency Status of Growing Dairy Heifers
(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)
Improving Genomic Evaluations of Dairy Cattle Using New Data and More Efficient Computations
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Gut Health and Function in Dairy Cattle through development of gut model systems
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)