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Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Apricot
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Banana
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Berries and cane fruits, other
Biological Cell Systems
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the North
Broadleaf forests of the South
Canola
Carrot
Catfish
Cheese
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the South
Conifer forests of the West
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Date
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Duck and goose, live animal
Durum wheat
Economy, general/other
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Eggs
Endangered species
Experimental design and statistical methods
Feed and feed additives
Fertilizers
Fiber crops, general/other
Filbert
Finfish
Fish habitats
Florist crops, other
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Forage legumes, other
Fungi (includes yeast)
General Commodity
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapefruit
Grapes, other
Grasslands, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Ground covers
Guayule
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Hemp
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Herbs and spices
Honey bees
Hops
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Kenaf
Kiwi
Laboratory animals
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Lentil
Lesquerella
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Mango
Marine shrimp
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, sheep
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Mint
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mixed conifer-broadleaf forests
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Mushrooms and other edible fungi
Narcotic plants
Nectarine
Nematodes
Noncrop plant research
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other beef cattle products
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other cultured finfish
Other dairy cattle products
Other non-bee pollinators, general
Other Pollinators
Other poultry products
Other swine products
Oysters
Papaya
Paper and pulp derived products
Parks and urban green space
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Peanut
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
Pecan
People and communities, general/other
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Pineapple
Pinyon-juniper
Plant research, general
Plum
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Raspberry
Red clover
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Research on research management (not research management per se)
Rhizomes, tubers, bulbs, and root crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Rice
River basins
Rubber, gum, and resin plants, other
Rye
Salmon
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep and wool, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Shellfish
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Striped bass
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Sweet sorghum
Sweetcorn
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Taro
Tea
The family and its members
The farm as an enterprise
Tilapia
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Tung
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Walnut
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wildlife habitats
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wood and wood products
Wool fiber
Atmosphere, general/other
item A Long Term Consistent Multi-Satellite Multi-Depth Soil Moisture ESDR with Uncertainty Information
item Age-dating Stream Waters for Selected CEAP NIFA Competitive Watershed Studies using Chiral Metolachlor Ethane Sulfonic Acid (MESA)
item Agricultural Intensification in the Western Corn Belt
item Agricultural Remote Sensing using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
item Agricultural Research Service Technical Support to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
item Application of a Thermal-Based Two-Source Energy Balance Model Output of Evapotranspiration.....Scheduling and Enhance Water Resource Conservation
item Application, Validation and Testing of SWAT Model to Assess Impacts of Wetlands on Water Quality at the Choptank
item Assessment of NRCS Wetland Easement Program Effects
item Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
item CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
item CEAP Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
item CEAP Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
item CEAP/Harmful Algal Blooms Buffer Evaluation and Legacy Nutrients
item Characterizing Field-Scale Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes using Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
item Climate Change Baseline Assessment Using Merged, Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product (Soil MERGE, SMERGE)
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies for 2020
item Cover Crops Impact on Soil Properties in the Northern Great Plains
item Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
item Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave... Monitoring of Agricultural Water and Vegetation Stress
item Development of Innovative Remote Sensing Approaches for Updating the National Wetlands Inventory
item ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
item ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
item Emissions Factors for N and S from Swine Finishing Operations
item Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
item Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite Observations
item Environmental Risks and Benefits of Grass Buffer Strips Grown for Nutrient Conservation and Poultry Bedding Production on the Delmarva Peninsula
item Environmental Risks and Benefits of Grass Buffer Strips to Mitigate Nutrient Losses
item Evaluating Management Strategies to Increase Agroecosystem Productivity, Resilience, and Viability
item Evaluating Potential Miscanthus x Giganteas Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
item Field Scale Assessment of Factors Controlling Corn and Soybean Production Efficiency
item Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
item Fusing MODIS, Landsat, and Geostationary Data for Daily Monitoring of Crop Condition and Water Use at Field Scales
item FY 2019 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Choptank River Watershed Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on croplands
item FY2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on (croplands)
item High-Resolution Soil Moisture Monitoring for Improved Vinyard Water Resource Management
item Improved Remote Sensing-based Modeling of Evapotranspiration and Stress of Highly Structured Vineyard Canopies
item Improving Management Practices for Irrigated Western Cropping and Dairy Systems to Contribute to Sustainability and Improve Air Quality
item Integrated Crop – Livestock Systems for the Western Corn Belt
item Integrating Multi-Platform Soil Moisture and Evapotranspiration Retrievals to Constrain Land Surface Water and Energy Balance Coupling
item Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
item Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems (Project for Sibling Agreements from 8042-13610-029-00D)
item Integrating Satellite-Based Surface Soil Moisture and Rainfall Accumulation Products for Improved Hydrologic Modeling
item Intercalibration of Low Frequency Brightness Temperature Measurements for Long-Term Soil Moisture Record
item Mapping Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes by Fusing Multi-Sensor Data Products
item Measurement and Modeling of NH3 Dry Deposition Downwind of a Dairy Cattle Facility
item Measuring and Modeling Pollutants in Agricultural Systems and Landscapes
item Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
item Monitoring Vineyard Water Use and Vine Water Status with......Improved and Sustainable Water Management from Field to Regional Scales
item Operational Production of Long-Term Enhanced Soil Moisture Information for USDA-FAS using Hydrology Modeling and Remote Sensing
item Reducing the Environmental Footprint from Agricultural Systems through Managing Resources and Nutrient Inputs
item Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
item Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
item Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
item Soil Moisture Active/Passive Calibration/Validation Team
item Soil Moisture Mapping of the South Fork Iowa Soil Moisture Network with Proximal COSMOS Rovers
item Soil Response to Agricultural Intensification in the Western Corn Belt
item Strategies for Controlling Miscanthus x Giganteas and Evaluating Potential Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
item Supporting the Soil Moisture Validation and Applications Workshop 2018
item The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
item Use of Models for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
item Watershed Lag Time Project