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Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Apricot
Aquatic plants
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 South
Canola
Carrot
Cassava (or manioc)
Catfish
Cheese
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the North
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
Domestic and community water supply facilities and systems
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
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
Freshwater shrimp
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
Marketing, processing, and supply firms other than cooperatives
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
Protozoa
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
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
item 4R Certification Program Assessment in Lake Erie Watershed
item A Multi-Scale and Regional Approach to Cold Season Hydrology and Nutrient Dynamics in Agroecosystems for Water Quality Protection
item A Novel Approach for Determining the Effectiveness of Conservation Practices in Reducing Nitrate Losses
item A Novel Approach for Determining the Effectiveness of Conservation Practices in Reducing Nitrate Losses
item A Systems Approach to Improved Water Management for Sustainable Production
item Advancing Knowledge and Prediction of Phosphorus Dynamics in Tile Drained Landscapes
item Agricultural Water, Land Retirement, and Habitat on the Pacific Flyway: A Non-market Value Assessment
item Agroecosystem Sustainability in Upper Mississippi River Basin: Crop, Soil, and Water Resources
item Application of a Watershed Model to Assess Groundwater Sustainability Under Changing Climatic and Management Scenarios
item Appraising Water Quality Benefits of Best Agricultural Management Practices in Mercer County
item Assessing and Quantifying the Impacts of Conservation Implementation on Surface and Subsurface Water Quality
item Assessing Conservation Practices in the Ohio Portion of the Eastern Corn Belt - (CEAP) 2020
item Assessing Legacy Phosphorus in Agricultural Drainage Ditches
item Assessing Legacy Phosphorus Losses from Fields and Watersheds in the Western Lake Erie Basin
item Assessing the Effects of a Constructed Wetland to Reduce Phosphorus Losses from Agriculture
item Assessing the Fate of Metal Oxide Associated Contaminants During Managed Aquifer Recharge
item Assessing the Field and Watershed Scale Impacts of Conservation Practices in the Blanchard River Watershed
item Assessing the Watershed Scale Effects of Implementing Conservation Management Practices
item Conservation Water Management Practice for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sustaining Productivity in Irrigated Rice Systems
item Contribution of Legacy P to Watershed Outcomes - Phase 1 - SWMU
item Contribution of Legacy P to Watershed Outcomes - Phase 2, Western Lake Erie Basin
item Contribution of Legacy P to Watershed Outcomes -UoM
item Contribution of Legacy Phosphorus to Watershed Outcomes, Phase 2 - SWAT Modeling
item Coordinated Network of Sites for Studying the Impacts of 4R Nitrogen Management on Crop Production and Nutrient Loss
item Determining Subsurface Hydraulic Properties and Water Content Using Geophysical Methods and Limited Soil/Sediment Datasets
item Developing and Evaluating Strategies to Protect and Conserve Water and Environmental Resources While Maintaining Productivity in Agronomic Systems
item Developing Sustainable Production Systems that Improve Water Resources in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Development of Best Management Practices and Technologies to Optimize Water Use in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Development of Best Management Practices, Tools, and Technologies to Optimize Water Use Efficiency and Improve Water Distribution in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Development of Technologies to Enhance the Sustainability of Water Resources for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Economic Analysis Support for Water Use Data Related to the Arkansas Groundwater Initiative
item Erosion of Embankments Protected by Vegetation and Geotextiles
item Establishing a Paired Watershed to Prepare for Conservation Practice Assessment (Year 3)
item Evaluating Conservation Practice Effectiveness with a Paired Watershed Approach
item Evaluating Field- and Watershed-scale Water Quality Benefits of H2Ohio Conservation Practices in the Maumee River Watershed
item Evaluation of Saturated Buffers as Conservation Drainage Practice for Treating Agricultural Subsurface Drainage
item Examining Sustainable Production Systems to Improve Water Resources in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Exploring Microbial Symbioses for Reduced CH4 Emissions in Irrigated Drill Seeded Rice
item Further Development of ACPF – New Tools and New Partnerships Between NRCS and ARS Water Quality Researchers
item FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP), Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands)
item FY 2021 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands) - NLAE
item FY 2021 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) ARS Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands) - Jonesboro, AZ (Reba)
item FY 2021 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP)- Assessing Conservation Practices in the Ohio Portion of the Eastern Corn Belt
item FY 2022 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands) - (Jonesboro)
item FY 2022 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands), AMU
item FY 2022 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands), SDU
item Healthy Soils, Healthy Waters: Will Soil Health Improvements Mitigate Nutrient Loading to the Great Lakes?
item Helping to Conserve and Wisely use the Land, Water, Wildlife, and Related Natural Resources in the State of Arkansas
item Identifying Practices to Reduce Nutrient Transport from Crop Production Agriculture of the Eastern Corn Belt
item Improved Agroecosystem Efficiency and Sustainability in a Changing Environment
item Improving Conservation Management Practices for Sustainable Production in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Improving Irrigation Efficiencies and Sustainability in Woody Perennial Crops Specific to California
item Improving Nutrient and Sediment Loss Modeling through Field Validation in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Improving Soil and Water Productivity and Quality in Irrigated Cropping Systems
item Improving Water Productivity and Quality in Irrigated Landscapes of the Northwestern United States
item Improving Water Use Efficiency and Grain Yield of Furrow-Irrigated Rice
item Integrated Optimization Framework of California Water and Land Use
item Life After the Flood: Disrupting Rice Farming by Integrating Automated, LoT-Irrigation Technologies into a Low-Water-Use Production System
item Linking Measured Root Zone Dynamics to Atmospheric and Subsurface Fluxes
item Managed Aquifer Recharge to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture
item Mitigation of Foodborne Pathogens in Water and Fresh Produce via Application of Biochar
item Nonequilibrium Processes Influencing Contaminant Fate During Managed Aquifer Recharge
item Optimizing the Management of Irrigated Cropping Systems in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Practices and Technologies for Sustainable Production in Midwestern Tile Drained Agroecosystems
item Predicting the Impact of H2Ohio Practices on Edge-of-Field Water Quality
item Preserving Water Quantity and Quality for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Pretreatment Technologies for Managed Aquifer Recharge to Mitigate Clogging and to Remove Contaminants
item Quantifying the Role of Legacy Phosphorus in Water Quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed
item Quantifying the Surface and Subsurface Water Quality Impacts of Utilizing Different Manure Fertilizers
item Quantifying the Water Quality Benefits of Integrated Conservation Practices
item Quantifying the Water Quality Benefits of Integrated/Stacked Conservation Practices
item Soil Health and Water Quality Nexus in Sustainable Agroecosystems
item Soil Health Assessment Across the Ohio Edge-of-Field Network
item Support and Enhancement of CEAP Databases
item Surface and Subsurface Edge of Field Assessment of Agricultural Management Practices
item Sustainable Intensification in Agricultural Watersheds through Optimized Management and Technology
item Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture
item Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture (CA)
item Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture (NACA)
item Using Edge-of-Field Data and Modeling to Inform H2Ohio
item Water Quality at the Edge of Field and In-stream in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
item Water Quality Measurement and Modeling in the Eastern Corn Belt LTAR
item Water Use, Yield and Global Warming Potential of Furrow-Irrigated Rice
item Wave Erosion of Cohesive Embankments and Field Testing of Experimental Floating Wave Barriers