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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 Animal Production (NP #101)
Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Improve Swine Reproductive Efficiency
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Research to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle and Sheep
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomic and Metagenomic Approaches to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Sow Lifetime Productivity in Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Strategies to Improve Heifer Selection and Heifer Development
(In-House Appropriated)
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
(In-House Appropriated)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Cooperative Agreement)
Scientific Knowledge and New Technology to Aid in the Selection and Management of the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Populations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Reassembly of Cattle Immune Gene Clusters for Quantitative Analysis
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Federal Protective Service Support for Law Enforcement and Security of USDA, ARS, USMARC Compound, Clay Center, NE
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Collaborative Beef Cattle Research in Nutrition, Breeding and Genetics, and/or Meat Science
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a commercially-available DNA-based test for parentage, animal identification, and disease traceback in U.S. sheep
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
DNA-based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes that Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Water Holding Capacity Mechanisms of Meat
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing the Relationship Between Early Postmortem Loin Quality Attributes with 14 Day Aged Loin Quality Attributes & Sensory Characteristics
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Host Genetic Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the Health and Well-Being of Preweaning Piglets
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Pooled Genotyping and Sequencing for Development of Molecular Breeding Values for Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Role of GnRH-II and its Receptor in Testicular Function of Swine
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
TRANSLATIONAL GENOMICS FOR IMPROVING SOW REPRODUCTIVE LONGEVITY
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Molecular Factors that Regulate Initiation of Porcine Embryo Elongation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Bioinformatics Tools to Access, Filter, Manipulate, and Analyze NGS Data
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Support Effort for Developing Scientific Information and New Technology to Solve High Priority Problems for U.S. Beef, Sheep, and Swine Industries
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities-Year 2-3 of NPB #12-210
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Genomic Intervention Strategies to Prevent and/or Treat Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of a commercially-available DNA-based test for parentage, animal identification, and disease traceback in U.S. sheep
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
DNA-based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes that Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Assessment of Genotypic and Phenotypic Factors for Foodborne Pathogen Transmission and Development of Intervention Strategies
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomic and Metagenomic Differences in Foodborne Pathogens and Determination of Ecological Niches and Reservoirs
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomic Intervention Strategies to Prevent and/or Treat Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Mitigation Approaches for Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine for Use During Production and Processing
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable Management and Byproduct Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants from Beef and Swine Production Facilities
(In-House Appropriated)
Occurrence of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Metabolites in a Groundwater Discharge Waterway
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Sustainable Management and Byproduct Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants from Beef and Swine Production Facilities
(In-House Appropriated)
Determine Partition Coefficients of Antibiotics from Beef Production Runoff Water Stored in Ponds and Applied as Irrigation Water
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Process-based Nutrient Modeling of Confined Beef Cattle Systems in the Northern Great Plains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Sustainable Management and Byproduct Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants from Beef and Swine Production Facilities
(In-House Appropriated)
Process-based Nutrient Modeling of Confined Beef Cattle Systems in the Northern Great Plains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Determine Partition Coefficients of Antibiotics from Beef Production Runoff Water Stored in Ponds and Applied as Irrigation Water
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Process-based Nutrient Modeling of Confined Beef Cattle Systems in the Northern Great Plains
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 09/25/2017
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