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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)
Determining the Nutritional Requirements of Colonized and Genetic Profile of Colonized and Endemic Screwworms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Cattle Fever Tick Control and Eradication
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomics of Livestock Pests
(In-House Appropriated)
Management of Flies Associated with Livestock
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in Puerto Rico
(Cooperative Agreement)
Collection, Rearing, and Shipment of the Candidate Guineagrass Biological Control Agent Buakea kaueae from Kenya
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration for Biological Control Agents in East Africa for Guineagrass that Facilitates the Survival of Cattle Fever Ticks in South Texas
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genome-Wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Southern Cattle Fever Tick Infestation in Cattle from Puerto Rico
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
(Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating the Potential Interaction between Anti-tick Vaccination and Systemic Acaricide Treatments
(Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Invasive Species Interacting with Exotic Cattle Fever Ticks in the Transboundary Region between Texas and Mexico
(Cooperative Agreement)
African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2016)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2017)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pilot Program to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Biological Control to Reduce the Impact of Invasive Carrizo Cane on the Rio Grande River
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Assembling the Genome of the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Ticks' Resistance to Acaricides in the Caribbean and Development of Strategies to Improve Surveillance and Control
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Bioinformatic Analysis of Transcriptome Data from Ticks and Biting Flies
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
CRISPR/Cas9 to Develop Odorant Co-receptor Mutants of the Screwworm: A Perspective on the Evolution of Olfactory Perception in Blowflies
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Surveys for Biological Control Agents of Cattle Fever Ticks in China
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Towards Novel Acaricide Development Against Cattle Fever Tick: GPCR Target Validation and Identification of Chemical Leads
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Adapting TickBot Technology to Support Efforts by Appropriated Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Research Project
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus in Puerto Rico
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS) Analysis of Bovine Feces
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cattle Fever Tick Salivary Proteins as Candidate Immunogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus from the State of Veracruz, Mexico
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Nutritional Requirements of Colonized and Genetic Profile of Colonized and Endemic Screwworms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Strain of Screwworms with Early Mortality to Females
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Mass Rearing Methods for the Biological Control Agents of Arundo donax, Giant Reed in the Rio Grande Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Genomics of Amblyomma variegatum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing of the Tropical Bont Tick
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Novel Vaccine Candidates against Transmission of Arthropod-Borne Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Impact of Arundo donax in Mexico and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Lone Star Tick, A. americanum, 3-D Cell Culture Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Invasive Species Interacting with Exotic Cattle Fever Ticks in the Transboundary Region between Texas and Mexico
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Diversity Associated with Livestock Pests Across Ecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sampling Screwworms from Endemic Regions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sequencing Genomes and Transcriptomes of Livestock Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soft Tick (Argasidae) Biology and Ecology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary Pest Genome and Transcriptome Bioinformatic Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary Pest Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Host Range Testing of Biological Control Insect Buakea kaueae to Reduce the Effect of Pathogenic Landscape Forming Guineagrass
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Cattle Fever Tick Control and Eradication
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomics of Livestock Pests
(In-House Appropriated)
Management of Flies Associated with Livestock
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in Puerto Rico
(Cooperative Agreement)
Collection, Rearing, and Shipment of the Candidate Guineagrass Biological Control Agent Buakea kaueae from Kenya
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration for Biological Control Agents in East Africa for Guineagrass that Facilitates the Survival of Cattle Fever Ticks in South Texas
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genome-Wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Southern Cattle Fever Tick Infestation in Cattle from Puerto Rico
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
(Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating the Potential Interaction between Anti-tick Vaccination and Systemic Acaricide Treatments
(Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Invasive Species Interacting with Exotic Cattle Fever Ticks in the Transboundary Region between Texas and Mexico
(Cooperative Agreement)
African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2016)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2017)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pilot Program to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Biological Control to Reduce the Impact of Invasive Carrizo Cane on the Rio Grande River
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Assembling the Genome of the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Ticks' Resistance to Acaricides in the Caribbean and Development of Strategies to Improve Surveillance and Control
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Bioinformatic Analysis of Transcriptome Data from Ticks and Biting Flies
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
CRISPR/Cas9 to Develop Odorant Co-receptor Mutants of the Screwworm: A Perspective on the Evolution of Olfactory Perception in Blowflies
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Surveys for Biological Control Agents of Cattle Fever Ticks in China
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Towards Novel Acaricide Development Against Cattle Fever Tick: GPCR Target Validation and Identification of Chemical Leads
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Adapting TickBot Technology to Support Efforts by Appropriated Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Research Project
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus in Puerto Rico
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS) Analysis of Bovine Feces
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cattle Fever Tick Salivary Proteins as Candidate Immunogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus from the State of Veracruz, Mexico
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Nutritional Requirements of Colonized and Genetic Profile of Colonized and Endemic Screwworms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Strain of Screwworms with Early Mortality to Females
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Mass Rearing Methods for the Biological Control Agents of Arundo donax, Giant Reed in the Rio Grande Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Genomics of Amblyomma variegatum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing of the Tropical Bont Tick
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Novel Vaccine Candidates against Transmission of Arthropod-Borne Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Impact of Arundo donax in Mexico and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Lone Star Tick, A. americanum, 3-D Cell Culture Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Invasive Species Interacting with Exotic Cattle Fever Ticks in the Transboundary Region between Texas and Mexico
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Diversity Associated with Livestock Pests Across Ecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sampling Screwworms from Endemic Regions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sequencing Genomes and Transcriptomes of Livestock Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soft Tick (Argasidae) Biology and Ecology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary Pest Genome and Transcriptome Bioinformatic Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary Pest Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Host Range Testing of Biological Control Insect Buakea kaueae to Reduce the Effect of Pathogenic Landscape Forming Guineagrass
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Management of Flies Associated with Livestock
(In-House Appropriated)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2016)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2017)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CRISPR/Cas9 to Develop Odorant Co-receptor Mutants of the Screwworm: A Perspective on the Evolution of Olfactory Perception in Blowflies
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Strain of Screwworms with Early Mortality to Females
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sampling Screwworms from Endemic Regions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 09/24/2017
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