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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
Rangelands and grasslands, general
item Adaptive and Flexible Grazing Management Strategies to Enhance Decision Making for Provision of Ecosystem Services in Shortgrass Steppe
item Adaptive and Flexible Grazing Management Strategies to Enhance Decision Making for Provision of Ecosystem Services in the High Plains
item Adaptive Grazing Management Influences On Livestock Gains, Vegetation and Soils
item Adaptive Livestock Scenarios in an Arid Environment
item Adaptive Management Case Studies
item Airfield Vegetation Research at the Salt Lake City International Airport
item Altering Forage Resources and Livestock Foraging Behavior in the Thunder Basin Region of Wyoming
item AmeriFlux Management Project Core Site - Walnut Gulch/Santa Rita
item AmeriFlux Management Project Core Site - Walnut Gulch/Santa Rita
item Application of Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Adaptive Management of Large Ranch Landscapes
item Assessing and Enabling Agroecosystem Sustainability of Southeastern U.S. Suptropical Humid Grassland and Shrub Landscapes
item Assessing the Utility of Soil Albedo as an Integrated Predictor of Aeolian Sediment Transport Potential
item Assessment and Mitigation of Disturbed Sagebrush-Steppe Ecosystems
item Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring Database Enhancements
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) tool
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) Tool
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment to Aid Military Mission and Training – Phase 9
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment to Aid Military Mission and Training – Phase 9
item Big Data for ARS Models to Assess Historical Hydro-Climatic Trends and Projected Climate Impacts at LTAR Locations-Phase 2
item Biological Control and Community Restoration Strategies for Invasive Weed Control in the Northern Great Plains Rangelands
item BLM/ARS Targeted Grazing Demonstration Monitoring Project
item Brush Management and Ecosystem Services: a Quantification of Trade-offs on Western Rangelands in Support of the LTAR Network
item CEAP-Grazing Lands - Modeling on Pasturelands
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Remote Sensing of Woody Vegetation
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Wind Erosion, Economics & Modeling Project
item Central Great Plains Ecosystem Service Economics and Index Valuation Project
item Changing Relationships Between Snowpack and Surface Climate in the Upper Rio Grande Basin
item Channel and Landscape Evolution as a Function of Spatial Scale in Semiarid Watersheds
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 Cattle Research Between ARS and NDSU-Hettinger Research Extension Center
item Collaborative Research in Atmospheric Characterization, Modeling and Sensing
item Combining Large-scale Ecological, Genetic, and Insect Agent Data to Improve Leafy Spurge Management through Biocontrol
item Combining Large-scale Ecological, Genetic, and Insect Data to Improve Leafy Spurge Management through Biocontrol
item Comprehensive Soils Analysis in a Global Grassland Fertilization Experiment
item Conservation Planning and Interpretations: Mobile App Delivery
item Constraints on the Recruitment of an Invasive C4 in a Native C4 Grassland
item Continued Support for a Twelve Paper Series on Agricultural Innovations to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050
item Contributions of Climate, Soils, Species Diversity, and Management to Sustainable Crop, Grassland, and Livestock Production Systems
item Data Science Technical Support for the Landscape Data Commons
item Defining the Relationship of Productivity With Water Availability Across the Semiarid Western U.S.
item Design, Implementation, Integration, and Analysis for the BLM Landscape Monitoring Framework
item Determine Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emissions from Diverse Grazing Systems in the Southern Great Plains
item Develop a Long-term Perspective of Vegetation Change in Reponse to Different Grazing Regimes, Seeding, and Shrub Reduction in Sagebrush Rangelands
item Developing Remote Sensing Tools for Rangeland Vegetation Inventory and Assessment
item Developing Software and Database Applications Related to Forage and Animal Management
item Development and Knowledge of a Land-Potential System (LandPKS)
item Development of an All-lands Wind Erosion Model
item Development of Management Strategies for Livestock Grazing, Disturbance and Climate Variation for the Northern Plains
item Development of Plant Materials to Diversify Rangeland Revegetation in the Intermountain West
item Discovery, Description and Evaluation of Eriophyoid Mites as Biological Control Agents of Invasive Annual Grasses
item Diversifying Rainfed Cropping System in the Southern Great Plains to Improve Sustainability of Agriculture
item Ecological Dynamics of Grazed California Coastal Prairies
item Ecological Genomics in Switchgrass
item Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Heifer Development Strategies in Pasture-Based Organic Dairy Systems
item Economic Assessment for Rangeland, Pasture, & Turf Landscapes using Improved Plant Materials & Technologies developed by ARS, Forage Range Research
item Economic Assessment of Exceptional Drought
item Economic Impacts of Exceptional Drought on Agriculture and STEM Education
item Ecosystem Water and Carbon Cycling Across the Semiarid Western U.S.
item EDIT Connection
item EDIT Connection
item Educational and Scientific Cooperation between Idaho State University and the USDA Agricultural Research Service
item Educational and Scientific Cooperation between the Boise State University and the USDA Agricultural Research Service
item Enhancing Drought Resilience via Assessment, Collaboration and Coordination
item Enhancing Stakeholder Capacity for Risk Management and Adaptation in a Changing Climate in the Northern Plains
item Establishment of Native Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs in Disturbed Rangelands using Siberian Wheatgrass
item Evaluation of the Turfgrass Potential of Warm-Season grasses in the Northern Mojave Desert
item Examining Best Native Seed Restoration Practices in the Chihuahuan Ecoregion
item Follow-up Shrub Establishment Study
item Forb Islands: Possible Techniques to Improve Forb Seedling Establishment for Diversifying Sagebrush-Steppe Communities
item Forecasting, Outbreak Prevention, and Ecology of Grasshoppers and Other Rangeland and Crop Insects in the Great Plains
item Genetics, Ecology, and Biological Control of Invasive Annual Grasses
item Genome Sequencing and Annotation
item Grass-Birdsfoot Trefoil Mixtures to Improve the Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Pasture-Based Organic Dairies in the Western U.S.
item Grass-cast and the Living Labs Framework: Creating a User-driven and Co-developed Product for Working Lands
item Grass-Legume Mixtures to Improve Pasture Productivity and Heifer Growth Performance
item Great Basin Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit
item Great Basin Research and Management Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
item Headquarters Cooperative Programs - Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems (NRSAS))
item Human Dimensions of Sustainable Agriculture in Long-Term Agroecosystems Research (LTAR)
item Identification of Bermuda Grass and Zoysiagrass with Green Color Retention at Low Temperature
item Identify Factors Associated with Increase Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program Land
item Identify Factors Associated with Increase Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program Land
item Identify Factors Associated With Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program
item Identify Factors Associated with Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program
item Identify Factors Associated with Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program
item Identify Factors Associated with Increased Establishment and Persistence of Grasses, Legumes, and Forbs on Conservation Reserve Program Land
item Identifying Mechanisms of Rangeland Drought Resilience: Management Strategies for Sustainable Ecosystem Health
item Identifying Mechanisms of Rangeland Drought Resilience: Management Strategies for Sustainable Ecosystem Health
item Impacts of Agricultural Adaptation on Water Resources in the Upper Rio Grande Basin: Assessment for the Basin Study
item Implementation and Expansion of the BLM’s Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Strategy to Support Multiple Resource Management Decision Making
item Improved Identification and Diagnostics of Plant Nematodes for Sustainable Grass and Forage Production Systems
item Improved Plant Genetic Resources and Methodologies for Rangelands, Pastures, and Turf Landscapes in the Semiarid Western U.S.
item Improved Plant Genetic Resources and Methodologies for Rangelands, Pastures, and Turf Landscapes in the Semiarid Western U.S.
item Improved Wheatgrass Turf for Limited Irrigation Golf Course Roughs
item Improving Scientific and Local Knowledge for the Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)
item Increase Ecological and Managerial Knowledge Pertaining to the Shortgrass Steppe Ecosystem
item Increasing Low-Input Turfgrass Adoption Through Breeding, Innovation, and Public Education
item Increasing Water Productivity, Nutrient Efficiency and Soil Health in Rainfed Food Systems of Semi-Aris Southern Great Plains
item Innovative Infrastructure for Stormwater Capture and Aquifer Recharge in the Arid and Semi-arid Southwest, USA
item Integrated Agroecosystem Research to Enhance Forage and Food Production in the Southern Great Plains
item Integrated Grassland and Cropland Observation Systems for Multi-Scale Observations Agroecosystem Processes
item Integrated Management of Invasive Arthropods and Plants in the Balkan Region
item Integrating Ecological Process Knowledge into Effective Management of Invasive Plants in Great Basin Rangelands
item Kellogg Biological Station Long-term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR)
item Livestock Ranching, Rangelands, and Resilience: Ensuring Adaptive Capacity in an Increasingly Variable Climate
item Livestock Ranching, Rangelands, and Resilience: Ensuring Adaptive Capacity in an Increasingly Variable Climate
item Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network: Archbold-University of Florida LTAR Site
item Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network: Archbold-University of Florida LTAR Site, Archbold Biological Station
item Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network: Kellogg Biological Station LTAR Site
item LTAR-NEON Collaboration to Quantify Rangeland Vegetation Production
item LTAR-NEON Collaboration to Quantify Rangeland Vegetation Production - Phase 2
item LTER: Long-Term Research at the Jornada Basin
item Martin Fire Seedling Trials
item Memorandum of Understanding for a Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee through the Plant Conservation Alliance - Bureau of Land Management
item Microbial Communities in a Long-Term Agro-Ecosystem Research (LTAR) Aspirational Grazing System
item Molecular Systematics, Identification, Biology, and Management of Crop-Parasitic Nematodes
item Monitoring Climatic Changes in Northwest Oklahoma
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 NOAA/NSSL and USDA/ARS Cooperative Investigation of Precipitation and Runoff over the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed
item Nutrient Limitation and Disturbance in C4 Grasslands
item Perennial Forage, Range, and Turf Plant Genomics
item Phase 2, How Do Management Factors Affect CRP Planting Success
item Producing an Operational RaBET for Rangelands in the Western U.S.
item Quantifying Post-fire Erosion on Rangelands
item Quantifying the Effects of Supplementation and Stocking Rates
item Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) Development and Applications
item Rangeland Modeling: Forage Forecasting, Livestock Behavior and Performance
item Rangeland Response to Grazing Management after the Lodgepole Wildfire Complex
item Rangeland Response to Grazing Management after the Lodgepole Wildfire Complex.
item Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Northern Great Plains Rangelands through Biological Control and Community Restoration
item Regional Dust Emission Responses to Ecosystem Change
item Rehabilitation Practices in the Mojave Desert
item Remote Sensing and Spatial Simulation of Agricultural Watersheds
item Research Support for Watershed and Basin Hydrology and Water Quality in the Arid and Semi-arid Southwest, USA
item Reseeding Downy Brome-infested Fields and Controlling Downy Brome on New Reclamation
item Response of Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds to Changes in Water Availability, Land Use, Management, and Climate
item Risk of Soil Erosion by Water Estimated with Remotely-Sensed Rainfall Data, Models, and Weather Generators
item Risk of Soil Erosion by Water Estimated with Remotely-sensed Rainfall Data, Process-based Models and Weather Generators
item Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Rangeland Systems
item Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Western Rangeland Systems
item Scientific Support and Partnership for BLM Renewable Resources Programs in New Mexico
item Selecting and Managing Practices for Agricultural Landscapes
item Socio-economic Assessment of Great Basin Livestock Production Systems
item Software and Database Development Related to Forage and Animal Production Systems
item Soil Carbon Stocks and Corn Stover Management: Data Mining
item Soil Health Recovery Following Prescribed Fire Fuel Treatments and Wildfire in the Great Plains Woodland and Savanna of North Central Montana
item Soil, Water and Riparian Monitoring and Research in Nevada
item Stakeholder Development, Student Help, and Educational Opportunities Associated with the Southern Plains LTAR Network Site
item Stewardship of Upper Midwest Soil and Air Resources through Regionally Adapted Management Practices
item Strategic Water Research Vision for U.S. Agriculture to 2050
item Streamlining the Use of Monitoring Data in Multiple Resource Decision Making
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 Support Development and Application of Ecological Site System
item Supporting Climate Smart Decision-Making in the Southwest, USDA Climate Hub
item Sustainable Agricultural Systems for the Northern Great Plains
item Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes through Improved Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
item Taxonomic Identification of all Life Stages of Nematodes
item Taxonomic Identification of all Stages of Nematodes
item Taxonomic Identification of All Stages of Nematodes
item Taxonomic Identification of All Stages of Nematodes
item Techniques and Improved Efficiency in Next Generation Sequencing
item Terrestrial Observation System of NEON Field and Laboratory Analysis
item The Role of Nutrient Limitation and Precipitation Variability in the Suppression of Biodiversity by Exotic Invasive Plants
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 Understanding Water-Driven Ecohydrologic and Erosion Processes in the Semiarid Southwest to Improve Watershed Management
item USDA Southwest Climate Hub Decision Making in New Mexico
item Wildland Testing of Bluebunch Wheatgrass Plant Materials Under Variable Environmental Conditions