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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Programs and Projects at this Location
ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Alternative Food Processing Technologies
(Appropriated)
Data Acquisition and Modeling for Poultry Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Detection and Typing of Food-Borne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Developing Processing Intervention Technologies
(Appropriated)
Development of Predictive Microbial Models for Food Safety and Their Associated Use in International Microbial Databases
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Proteomic Analysis of Foodborne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Innovative Pathogen Detection and Characterization Technologies for Use in Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approach to Process and Package Technologies
(Appropriated)
Intervention Technologies for Minimally Processed Foods
(Appropriated)
Microbial Communities and Interactions and Their Impact on Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Detection and Intervention Methods for Shellfish
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Persistence and Processing Optimization for Elimination in Foods
(Appropriated)
Technologies for the Detection of Chemical and Biological Contaminants in Foods
(Appropriated)
Innovative Pathogen Detection and Characterization Technologies for Use in Food Safety
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Prevalence and Characterization of Escherichia Coli 0157:h7 Recovered from Retail Ground Neal Within Mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. -Cfda 10.310
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Predictive Models for Pathogenic and Spoilage Microorganisms in Raw and Processed Chinese Foods
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Predictive Models for the Microbiological Safety and Shelf Life of Fish Products
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Probability Models for Staphylococcus Aureus Enterotoxin Production in Ham and Sausage Products
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics and Proteomic Technology for Microbial Pathogen Characterization and Identification
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Processing Technologies for Agricultural and Food Products
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Control of Food-Borne Bacterial and Viral Pathogens Using Microwave Technologies
(Reimbursable)
Inactivation of Enteric Foodborne Viruses in High Risk Foods by Non-Thermal Processing Technologies
(Reimbursable)
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia Coli (Stec) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education & Outreach
(Reimbursable)
The Role of Pigs in the Food-Borne Transmission of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. Coli
(Reimbursable)
Comparison of the Survival and Proliferation of Virulent & Avirulent Strains of Vibrio Vulnificus & Vibrio Para. in Seawater & Shellfish
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Phenotypic Characteristics Affecting Enhanced Survivability Associated with Ground Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Strains
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Manure and Byproduct Utilization (NP #206)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenery for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Function of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Organic and Conventional Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Crop Growth Through Utilization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
(Appropriated)
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
(Appropriated)
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
(Appropriated)
Value Added Coproducts for Improving the Economics and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn and Cellulosic Fuel Ethanol Production
(Appropriated)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products -Cfda 10.310
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Du)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Mesa)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Msc)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Ou)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Ud)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Umaine)cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Usc)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Usp)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Vu)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels and Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Development and Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Catalytic Conversion of Biomass Residues - Lignocelulosic and Acidic Vegetable Oil to Produce Biofuel Precursors, Chemical and Co-Products W
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Embrapa Agroenergy Post-Doctoral Training at ARS on Pyrolysis of Brazilian Based Biomass Feedstocks to Fungible Fuels and Coproducts
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Hydrodeoxygenation of Biomass Pyrolysis Oil for Use As Refinery Blendstock
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Biohydrogen and Succinic Acid Production
(Reimbursable)
Low Moisture Anhydrous Ammonia (Lmaa) Pretreatment Process of Corn Stover for Production of Butanol and Integration with Long Term Storage
(Reimbursable)
Northeast Woody/warm-Season Biomass Consortium: Development and Sustainable Production of Regionally-Appropriate Biomass Feedstocks
(Reimbursable)
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenery for the Central Usa
(Reimbursable)
Membrane Separations for Microbial and Antibiotic Reduction and Mitigation of Heat Transfer Fouling During Fuel Ethanol Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Pyrolytic Lignin Deconstruction for the Production of Value-Added Chemicals and Liquid Fuels
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification, Fractionation, and Isolation of Sorghum Oil and Valuable Functional Lipids Before Or after Fermentation of Grain Sorghum
(Trust)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
(Appropriated)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Du)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Mesa)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Msc)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Ou)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Ud)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Umaine)cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Usc)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Usp)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Dev. & Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (Vu)-Cfda 10.312
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed on-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels and Biochemicals (Farmbio3) Development and Production Via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Catalytic Conversion of Biomass Residues - Lignocelulosic and Acidic Vegetable Oil to Produce Biofuel Precursors, Chemical and Co-Products W
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Embrapa Agroenergy Post-Doctoral Training at ARS on Pyrolysis of Brazilian Based Biomass Feedstocks to Fungible Fuels and Coproducts
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Hydrodeoxygenation of Biomass Pyrolysis Oil for Use As Refinery Blendstock
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Northeast Woody/warm-Season Biomass Consortium: Development and Sustainable Production of Regionally-Appropriate Biomass Feedstocks
(Reimbursable)
Pyrolytic Lignin Deconstruction for the Production of Value-Added Chemicals and Liquid Fuels
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Enhancement of Crop Growth Through Utilization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Biobased Industrial Products from Food Animal Processing By-Products
(Appropriated)
Environmentally Friendly Processes and New Applications for Animal Hides and Leather
(Appropriated)
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
(Appropriated)
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
(Appropriated)
Functional Food Development by Microbial Biotechnology
(Appropriated)
Microstructured and Health-Functionalized Food Proteins
(Appropriated)
Processing Methods to Modify the Levels of Biologically Active Compounds in Milk and Cheese
(Appropriated)
Production and Value Enhancement of Biosurfactants and Biopolymers Derived from Agricultural Lipids and Coproducts
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Strategies to Lower the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Food Processing Using Fluid Milk As a Template
(Appropriated)
Value Added Coproducts for Improving the Economics and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn and Cellulosic Fuel Ethanol Production
(Appropriated)
Wool and Keratin from Wool for Bio-Based Value-Added Products
(Appropriated)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products -Cfda 10.310
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Antimicrobial Activity of Sophorolipid Biosurfactants Against Bacteria Isolated from Salt-Packed Hides and Skins
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization and Cloning of Lipase Gene(s) from Candida Bombicola, a Biosurfactant-Producing Yeast
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research in the Areas of Food Safety and Function Food Development Based on Dairy and Other Agricultural Resources
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Cooperative Activities Between ARS and the Natl Pingtung University of Science and Tech Related to Adv. Technology and Biobased Functional Polymers
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Cooperative Activities Between ARS and the Tianjin Academy of Agricultural Sciences Related to Agro-Foods and Dairy Products Safety
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Crystallization and Enzymatic Degradation Studies of Blends of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) and Poly(lactic Acid)
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety & Quality, Application of Novel Technologies & Utilization of Waste Pomace from Fruit & Vegetable Processing - Collaborative Res
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Biohydrogen and Succinic Acid Production
(Reimbursable)
Low Moisture Anhydrous Ammonia (Lmaa) Pretreatment Process of Corn Stover for Production of Butanol and Integration with Long Term Storage
(Reimbursable)
Membrane Separations for Microbial and Antibiotic Reduction and Mitigation of Heat Transfer Fouling During Fuel Ethanol Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification, Fractionation, and Isolation of Sorghum Oil and Valuable Functional Lipids Before Or after Fermentation of Grain Sorghum
(Trust)
Long-Term Shelf-Life Studies of Whey Protein Concentrates (Wpc 34 and Wpc 80)
(Trust)
Last Modified: 4/17/2014
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