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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
Animal research, general
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Broadleaf forests of the North
Citrus, general/other
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Florist crops, other
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Fungi (includes yeast)
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapes, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other beef cattle products
Other cultured finfish
Other dairy cattle products
Other poultry products
Other swine products
Parks and urban green space
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep and wool, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Sweet potato
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wool fiber
Research Projects within Dairy cattle, live animal
item Advancing Grass-Fed Dairy: A Whole Systems Approach to Enhancing Productivity, Quality, and Farm Viability in the U.S.
item African Goat Improvement Network: Strengthening Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
item African Goat Improvement Network: Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
item African Goat Improvement Network: Strengthening Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
item Alternatives to Antibiotics: Developing Novel Strategies to Improve Animal Welfare and Production Efficiency in Swine and Dairy
item Analysis of Specific Spoilage Organisms and Other Bacteria Isolated from Food and Agriculture Products
item Antimicrobial Resistance and Ecology of Zoonotic Foodborne Pathogens in Dairy Cattle
item Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations among Young Cull Animals from Northeastern US Dairy Operations
item APEX Modeling of Temperate Humid Pastures
item Association of Plasma Indicators to Feed Efficiency Status of Growing Dairy Heifers
item Bacterial Pathogens in Regulated Foods and Processing Technologies for Their Elimination
item Cornell Northeast Climate Hub Risk Assessment and Capacity Building
item CRISPR/Cas Mediated Gene-Targeting to Reduce Milk Allergens and Mastitis in Goats
item Design and Implementation of Monitoring and Modeling Methods to Evaluate Microbial Quality of Surface Water Sources Used for Irrigation
item Development of Tools to Improve Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
item Ecology of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in North America
item Enhancing Genetic Merit of Ruminants Through Improved Genome Assembly, Annotation, and Selection
item Evaluating Strategies to Adapt Northeast Dairy Cropping Systems to Climate Change Projections
item Forage brassicas to mitigate methane emissions and increase economic sustainability of forage-based dairy systems
item Forage Brassicas to Mitigate Methane Emissions and Increase Economic Sustainability of Forage-Based Dairy Systems
item Genetic Analyses of Recombination and PRDM9 Alleles and Their Implications in Dairy Cattle Breeding
item Genetic Characterization and Diagnostic Detection of Emerging Vesicular Stomatitis Virus in North America
item Genome Editing in Livestock Species
item Genome Sequencing, Assembly and Annotation of the Gastrointestinal Nematode Trichostrongylus colubriformis
item Genomic Selection and Crossbreeding for the Health in Organic Dairy Cattle
item Identification of Signatures of Selection in Locally Adapted Goats
item Immune, Molecular, and Ecological Approaches for Attenuating GI Nematode Infections of Ruminants
item Improving Feed Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability of Dairy Cattle through Genomics and Novel Technologies
item Improving Gut Health and Function in Dairy Cattle through development of gut model systems
item Molecular Approaches to Control Intestinal Parasites that Affect the Microbiome in Swine and Small Ruminants
item Mucosal Immunity Against GI Nematode Parasites in Livestock and Animal Models
item Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services (Bridge Project)
item Pastureland Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - 2018
item Penn State Northeast Climate Hub Risk Assessment and Capacity Building
item Reconciling Economic and Biophysical Perspectives on Marginal Land for Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Production
item Research Supporting Workforce Development for the National Bio-Agro Defense Facility: Virus-Host Interactions of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus
item Sperm DNA Methylome and Its Impacts on Male Fertility in Dairy Cattle
item Triple-Acting Therapeutic for Streptococcus suis
item Triple-Acting Therapeutic for Streptococcus suis
item Unraveling Challenges and Opportunities of Kelp Meal Supplementation in Northeastern Organic Dairies
item Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Animals, Food Safety, and Public Health