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National Program 101: Food Animal Production

Project Annual Reports from National Program 101

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Enhancing Sheep Enterprises and Developing Rangeland Management Strategies to Improve Rangeland Health and Conserve Ecology
RANGE SHEEP PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY RESEARCH
Dubois, ID
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
National Animal Germplasm Program
CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES RESEARCH: AGRICULTURAL GENETIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION RESEARCH
Fort Collins, CO
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Alleviating Rate Limiting Factors that Compromise Beef Production Efficiency
RANGE AND LIVESTOCK RESEARCH
Miles City, MT
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Developing a Systems Biology Approach to Enhance Efficiency and Sustainability of Beef and Lamb Production
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER: GENETICS AND ANIMAL BREEDING RESEARCH
Clay Center, NE
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Identifying Genomic Solutions to Improve Efficiency of Swine Production
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER: GENETICS AND ANIMAL BREEDING RESEARCH
Clay Center, NE
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER: MEATS SAFETY & QUALITY RESEARCH
Clay Center, NE
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Improving Lifetime Productivity in Swine
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER: LIVESTOCK BIO-SYSTEMS RESEARCH
Clay Center, NE
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Improving Livestock Production by Developing Reproductive and Precision Management Technologies
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER: LIVESTOCK BIO-SYSTEMS RESEARCH
Clay Center, NE
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Improve Nutrient Management and Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER: NUTRITION, GROWTH AND PHYSIOLOGY RESEARCH
Clay Center, NE
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Use of Animal Genetics and Diversified Forage Systems to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability of Livestock Production Systems in the Southern Great Plains
GRAZINGLANDS RESEARCH LABORATORY: FORAGE AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION RESEARCH
El Reno, OK
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Nutritional Intervention and Management Strategies to Reduce Stress and Improve Health and Well-being in Cattle and Swine
CROPPING SYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY: LIVESTOCK ISSUES RESEARCH
Lubbock, TX
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Protecting the Welfare of Food Producing Animals
LIVESTOCK BEHAVIOR RESEARCH
West Lafayette, IN
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Reducing Production Losses due to Oxidative Stress and Bacterial Pathogens in Swine
NATIONAL LABORATORY FOR AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: AGROECOSYSTEMS MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Ames, IA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises
FORAGE-ANIMAL PRODUCTION RESEARCH
Lexington, KY
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Development of Gene-editing Technologies in Livestock to Address Agriculturally Relevant Problems
PLANT GENETICS RESEARCH
Columbia, MO
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2020
Investigating Microbial, Digestive, and Animal Factors to Increase Dairy Cow Performance and Nutrient Use Efficiency
U.S. DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH CENTER: CELL WALL BIOLOGY AND UTILIZATION RESEARCH
Madison, WI
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Forage Characteristics and Utilization that Improve Efficiency of Growth, Performance, Nutrient Use, and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
U.S. DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH CENTER: DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH
Madison, WI
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Enhancing Genetic Resistance to Marek’s Disease in Poultry
U.S. NATIONAL POULTRY RESEARCH CENTER: ENDEMIC POULTRY VIRAL DISEASES RESEARCH
Athens, GA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Enhancing Sustainability and Production Efficiency through Improved Management and Housing Design in Commercial Broilers
POULTRY RESEARCH
Mississippi State, MS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Improving Efficiency of Growth and Nutrient Utilization in Heavy Broilers Using Alternatives to Antibiotic Growth Promoters
POULTRY RESEARCH
Mississippi State, MS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Biophotonics - The Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
WARMWATER AQUACULTURE RESEARCH UNIT
Stoneville, MS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Enhancing Genetic Merit of Ruminants Through Improved Genome Assembly, Annotation, and Selection
BELTSVILLE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: ANIMAL GENOMICS AND IMPROVEMENT LABORATORY
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Improving Dairy Animals by Increasing Accuracy of Genomic Prediction, Evaluating New Traits, and Redefining Selection Goals
BELTSVILLE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: ANIMAL GENOMICS AND IMPROVEMENT LABORATORY
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Improving Feed Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability of Dairy Cattle through Genomics and Novel Technologies
BELTSVILLE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: ANIMAL GENOMICS AND IMPROVEMENT LABORATORY
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Alternatives to Antibiotics: Developing Novel Strategies to Improve Animal Welfare and Production Efficiency in Swine and Dairy
BELTSVILLE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: ANIMAL BIOSCIENCES & BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020
Development of New Technologies and Methods to Enhance the Fertility, Utilization, and Long-Term Storage of Poultry and Swine Germplasm
BELTSVILLE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: ANIMAL BIOSCIENCES & BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2019 2020
Novel Integrated Nutrition and Health Strategies to Improve Production Efficiencies in Poultry
BELTSVILLE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: ANIMAL BIOSCIENCES & BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018 2019 2020