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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 Animal Production (NP #101)
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Improve Efficiency of Swine Production and Product Quality
(Appropriated)
Genetic Research to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle and Sheep
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Metagenomic Approaches to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle
(Appropriated)
Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
(Appropriated)
Improving Sow Lifetime Productivity in Swine
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Improve Heifer Selection and Heifer Development
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
(Appropriated)
Rfamide Peptides Integrate the Effect of Nutrition on the Gonadotropic Axis of the Gilt
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Whole Genome Selection Through Genome Wide Imputation in Beef Cattle
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Development of a Commercially-Available Dna-Based Test for Parentage, Animal Identification, and Disease Traceback in U.S. Sheep
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Commercially-Available Genotyping Test for Haplotypes Encoding Ovine Tmem154 Proteins
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Dna-Based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes That Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of a Novel Translational Model for Becker Muscular Dystrophy
(Reimbursable)
Enhancing Host Genetic Resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex
(Reimbursable)
Epidemiology of Mannheimia Haemolytica in Comingled Feedlot Cattle
(Reimbursable)
National Program for Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle
(Reimbursable)
Rfamide Peptides Integrate the Effect of Nutrition on the Gonadotropic Axis of the Gilt
(Reimbursable)
Translational Genomics for Improving Sow Reproductive Longevity
(Reimbursable)
Database Creation for Industry Cattle Population Utilizing Phenotypic and Genomic Information
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Optimal Dietary Energy and Protein for the Development of Gilts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Organization and Storage of Bovine High Density Genetic Marker Panel and Next Generation Whole Genome DNA Sequence Data
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Phenotypic and Genomic Database Creation for Cattle in Industry Populations
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Porcine and Bovine Genome Annotation and Qtl Dissection
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Scientific Information and New Technology to Solve High Priority Problems for the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Industries
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Quantitative and Genomic Information to Improve Selection of Beef Cattle and Sheep
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
(Trust)
Methods for Understanding Variation in Beef Tenderness
(Trust)
Optimal Dietary Energy and Protein for the Development of Gilts
(Trust)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Development of a Commercially-Available Dna-Based Test for Parentage, Animal Identification, and Disease Traceback in U.S. Sheep
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Commercially-Available Genotyping Test for Haplotypes Encoding Ovine Tmem154 Proteins
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Dna-Based Identification and Classification of Bacterial Pathogen Subtypes That Cause Respiratory Disease in Cattle
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Epidemiology of Mannheimia Haemolytica in Comingled Feedlot Cattle
(Reimbursable)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Exploring Genomic Differences and Ecological Reservoirs to Control Foodborne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Mitigation in Livestock and Red Meat Production
(Appropriated)
Prevention of Pathogen Transmission from Animal Manure to Food, Water, and Environment
(Appropriated)
Solutions for the Food Safety Threat Posed by Salmonella in the Lymph Nodes of Cattle Presented for Harvest
(Reimbursable)
Technologies As Multiple Hurdles to Inactivate Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli & Viruses During Beef Processing & on Non-Intact Beef
(Reimbursable)
Understanding Composition of Bovine Colonic Microbiota and Predisposition to Ehec Colonization As Complex Polygenic Traits in Beef Cattle
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria at Cattle Feedlots
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Lysozyme Or Antibiotics in Ameliorating the Effects of An Indirect Disease Challenge
(Trust)
Hide-on Carcass Wash System with Thermal/chemical Dehairing and Mechanical Scraping
(Trust)
Prevalence and Enumeration of Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia Coli and Salmonella Throughout the Beef Production Continuum
(Trust)
Reference Data Resource Creation: Genomic and Phenotypic Characterization of Salmonella Enterica Serotypes for Examining Salmonella Virulence
(Trust)
Validation of Environmental Predictors of Salmonella Contamination in Feedlot Environments
(Trust)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
(Appropriated)
Emission Measurement and Comparison with Management Techniques for Beef Deep-Bedded Mono-Slope Facilities
(Reimbursable)
Last Modified: 4/20/2014
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