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Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location

Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation.  Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

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Subjects of Investigation
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Biological Cell Systems
Canola
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Dairy cattle, live animal
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Durum wheat
Economy, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Endangered species
Fertilizers
Finfish
Forage legumes, other
General Commodity
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grasslands, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Laboratory animals
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lentil
Long fiber cotton
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, sheep
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Noncrop plant research
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other non-bee pollinators, general
Other swine products
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peanut
Peas (dry)
Pecan
People and communities, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Plant research, general
Potato
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Rice
River basins
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sunflower
Sweet sorghum
Swine, live animal
The family and its members
The farm as an enterprise
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Viruses
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife habitats
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Soil and land, general
item Adaptive Grazing Management Strategies for Semiarid Rangelands
item Adaptive Management Case Studies
item Adaptive Multi-Paddock (AMP) Grazing Research Proposal
item Airborne Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria and Genes, and Antibiotic Residues from Concentrated Beef Operations
item Application of Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Adaptive Management of Large Ranch Landscapes
item ARS-Las Cruces IAG for WEMO, NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
item Assessing the Role of Physical Dust Emission Mechanism on Particle Size Distributions Observed at the USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range
item Assessment of Soil Microbial Community Structure by Quantitative PCR Analysis
item Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring Database Enhancements
item Back to the Future: Enhancing Food Security and Farm Production with Integrated Crop-Livestock Production Systems
item CEAP-Grazing Lands ESD & NRI Support for Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Plant Community & Wind Erosion Support for Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Wind Erosion, Economics & Modeling Project
item Central Great Plains Ecosystem Service Economics and Index Valuation Project
item Chronosequence Effects on Reservoir Sediment Carbon Thermal Stability, Composition, and Nutrient as Influenced by Runoff Deposition
item Collaboration on Development of State-and-Transition Models to Guide Sustainable Land Management in the Americas
item Collaborative Animal Research between New Mexico State University (NMSU) and ARS
item Collaborative Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Efforts in the High Plains and Thunder Basin
item Collaborative Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Efforts: Livestock Grazing in Rangelands and Pastures
item Collaborative Research in Atmospheric Modeling and Sensing
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2018 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item Conservation Planning and Interpretations: Mobile App Delivery
item Cooperative Research for Joint Projects in Basic and Applied Research with Regional or National Importance
item Detection and Fate of Chemical and Biological Residues in Food and Environmental Systems
item Development and Knowledge of a Land-Potential System (LandPKS)
item Development and Support of Ecological Site Description Research
item Development of an All-Lands Wind Erosion Model
item Development of Provisional Ecological Sites for Southeastern Alaska
item Development of Wheat Quality, Wheat Based Crop Production Systems and Alternative Bio-Energy Crops for the Central Great Plains
item DIMA: Enhancements for MCC Mongolia Implementation
item Ecological Site Development 2017 and 2018
item Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
item Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
item Enhancement of a Land-Potential Knowledge System (LPKS)
item Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in Colorado with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience
item Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in Montana with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience
item Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in Nebraska with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience
item Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in North Dakota with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience
item Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in South Dakota with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience
item Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in Wyoming with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience
item Environmental Chemical Residues and Their Impact in the Food Supply
item Field and Laboratory Analysis of Soil Samples for the Terrestrial Observation System of NEON
item Human Dimensions of Sustainable Agriculture in Long-Term Agroecosystems Research (LTAR)
item Identify Factors Associated With Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program
item Identifying Mechanisms of Rangeland Drought Resilience: Management Strategies for Sustainable Ecosystem Health
item Implementation and Expansion of the BLM’s Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Strategy to Support Multiple Resource Management Decision Making
item Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
item Increase Long-term Productivity and Economic Returns of Great Plains Agriculture
item Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of a National Wind Erosion Research Network Site, South San Luis Lakes TNC Parcel
item Integrating Experiential STEM Learning with Long Term Agroecosystems Research
item Irrigation Management and Efficiency for Cropping Systems in the Fort Cobb Reservoir Experimental Watershed
item Land Potential Knowledge Systems (LandPKS) - Phase II
item Livestock Ranching, Rangelands, and Resilience: Ensuring Adaptive Capacity in an Increasingly Variable Climate
item Long-term Abiotic Data Measurements for Jornada Long-term Agricultural Research (LTAR)
item Long-Term Soil and Crop Management can be Used to Adapt to Climate Change by Increasing Soil Health, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Productivity
item LTER: Long-Term Research at the Jornada Basin
item Management Practices for Long Term Productivity of Great Plains Agriculture
item Management, Habitat, Chihuahuan Desert-Phase III
item MCC Mongolia Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring 2015
item MCC Mongolia Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring 2017
item Modeling Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds
item Monitoring and Evaluating Water Resources in Upper Washita River Basin
item Monitoring Data and Analysis Technical Support
item Multi-scale analysis of microbe-climate interactions in greenhouse emissions from grasslands and croplands with livestock and manure use
item New Approaches to Facilitate Non-chemical Control of Plant Pathogenic Nematodes in Potato Systems, and Improvement of Nitrogen Management
item Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory and Area IV Soil Conservation Districts Research Farm Agreement
item Optimizing Water Use Efficiency for Environmentally Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems in Semi-Arid Regions
item Precision Farming for Development of Sustainable Dryland Cropping Systems of the Central Great Plains Region
item Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Effectiveness through the GRA Croplands Greenhouse Gas Network (MAGGnet)
item Quantifying the Mechanisms of Soil C Sequestration and Loss in Agroecosystems
item Rangeland Modeling: Forage Forecasting, Livestock Behavior and Performance
item Reducing Drought Impact Risk
item Reducing Drought Impact Risk in the Intermountain West via Multiple Pathways
item Regional Dust Emission Responses to Ecosystem Change
item Response of Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds to Changes in Water Availability, Land Use, Management, and Climate
item Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Western Rangeland Systems
item Science Education Curricula Development and Outreach Programs
item Scientific and Local Knowledge for a Land Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)
item Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resource Programs in BLM
item Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resources programs in BLM NM
item Selecting and Managing Practices for Agricultural Landscapes
item Soil and Crop Management for Enhanced Soil Health, Resilient Cropping Systems, and Sustainable Agriculture in the Northern Great Plains
item Soil Quality Evaluation in Lesotho
item Southwest Air Quality, Climate and Production Agriculture Science
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate Smart Decision-Making in the Southwest, USDA Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in New Mexico, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Sustainable Agricultural Systems for the Northern Great Plains
item Towards Resilient Agricultural Systems to Enhance Water Availability, Quality, and Other Ecosystem Services under Changing Climate and Land Use
item Understanding Regional Linkages Between Production Agriculture, Air Quality and Climate
item USDA Southwest Climate Hub Decision Making in New Mexico
item Using Monitoring, Assessment, and Observatory Data to Shorten Socio-Ecological Feedbacks
item Validate ARS Wind Erosion Model
item Vulnerability Assessment of Great Plains Agriculture to Climate Variability and Change
item Water and Agro-Ecosystem Dynamics in Watersheds Under Changing Climate and Land Use