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Research Project: Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory - Moore Air Base

Location: Livestock Arthropod Pests Research

Project Number: 3094-32000-039-95-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 1, 2018
End Date: May 31, 2023

Objective:
Affirm the mutual interest in, and desire to develop technology and knowledge critical to the success of the APHIS-VS Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (CFTEP). Ensure continuity and successful operation of the ARS Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory in a secure, quarantined site for research located on APHIS-VS property known as Moore Air Base, Edinburg, Texas.

Approach:
Strengthen cooperation between APHIS and ARS in a collaborative effort to develop technology and knowledge critical to the success of the APHIS-VS Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (CFTEP). Agree to work jointly to ensure continuity and successful operation of the ARS Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory located on 222.943 acres of APHIS property at Moore Air Base in Edinburg, Texas.