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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)
Improving Immunity, Health, and Well-Being in Cattle and Swine
(Appropriated)
Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Diversified Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Small Farm and Organic Production Systems for Livestock and Agroforestry
(Appropriated)
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes Through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Biology and Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance
(Appropriated)
Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock and Poultry: Screwworm Flies
(Appropriated)
Mining the Genome of Rhipicephalus Microplus to Develop Novel Control Technology and Vaccines
(Appropriated)
Molecular Biology and Physiology of Biting Flies Affecting Livestock
(Appropriated)
Novel Therapeutic, Diagnostic, and Management Strategies to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Poultry Production
(Appropriated)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Biology and Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance
(Appropriated)
Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock and Poultry: Screwworm Flies
(Appropriated)
Mining the Genome of Rhipicephalus Microplus to Develop Novel Control Technology and Vaccines
(Appropriated)
Molecular Biology and Physiology of Biting Flies Affecting Livestock
(Appropriated)
Aquaculture (NP #106)
Integrated Approaches for Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Morone and Other Warm Water Fish Production
(Appropriated)
Strategies for Fish Disease Control and Prevention
(Appropriated)
Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Childhood Obesity Prevention
(Appropriated)
Developmental Determinants of Obesity in Infants and Children
(Appropriated)
Functional Changes in Child Brain Development As a Result of Early Diet
(Appropriated)
Impact of Early Dietary Factors on Child Development and Health
(Appropriated)
Molecular, Cellular, and Regulatory Aspects of Nutrition During Development
(Appropriated)
Nutritional Metabolism in Mothers, Infants, and Children
(Appropriated)
Pediatric Clinical Nutrition
(Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
A Systems Biology Approach to Understanding the Salmonella-Host Interactome in Poultry and Swine
(Appropriated)
Alternative Intervention and Control Strategies for Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry and Poultry Products
(Appropriated)
Interventions to Reduce Foodborne Pathogens in Swine and Cattle
(Appropriated)
Microbial Interactions and Management Approaches to Reduce Pathogenic Bacteria in Poultry
(Appropriated)
Molecular Biology and Physiology of Biting Flies Affecting Livestock
(Appropriated)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Adapting Soil and Water Conservation to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate
(Appropriated)
Agricultural Land Management to Optimize Productivity and Natural Resource Conservation at Farm and Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Development of Safe, Efficient Engineering Measures for Design, Analysis, and Rehabilitation of Hydraulic Structures and Channels
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Models and Conservation Practices for Watershed Resource Management and Assessment
(Appropriated)
Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Diversified Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies
(Appropriated)
Management Technologies for Conservation of Western Rangelands
(Appropriated)
Managing and Modeling Deficit Irrigation and Limited Rainfall for Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions
(Appropriated)
Manure Management Strategies to Improve Air and Water Quality
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Adapting Soil and Water Conservation to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate
(Appropriated)
Agricultural Land Management to Optimize Productivity and Natural Resource Conservation at Farm and Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Development of Safe, Efficient Engineering Measures for Design, Analysis, and Rehabilitation of Hydraulic Structures and Channels
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Models and Conservation Practices for Watershed Resource Management and Assessment
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Quality, Utility, Sustainability, Environmental Impact of Cotton and Its Byproducts Through Improvement in Harvest/gin Processing
(Appropriated)
Grassland Productivity and Carbon Dynamics: Consequences of Change in Atmospheric Co2, Precipitation, and Plant Species Composition, ...
(Appropriated)
Improving Air Quality of Agricultural Operations and Processes
(Appropriated)
Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies
(Appropriated)
Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
(Appropriated)
Management Technologies for Conservation of Western Rangelands
(Appropriated)
Managing and Modeling Deficit Irrigation and Limited Rainfall for Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions
(Appropriated)
Manure Management Strategies to Improve Air and Water Quality
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems That Control Soil Erosion and Enhance the Environment
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Small Farm and Organic Production Systems for Livestock and Agroforestry
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
(Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
(Appropriated)
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes Through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Develop Technologies to Protect Air Quality, Maintain Production Efficiency & Enhance Use of Manure from Southn Great Plains Beef & Dairy Ag
(Appropriated)
Manure Management Strategies to Improve Air and Water Quality
(Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Agricultural Land Management to Optimize Productivity and Natural Resource Conservation at Farm and Watershed Scales
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Models and Conservation Practices for Watershed Resource Management and Assessment
(Appropriated)
Grassland Productivity and Carbon Dynamics: Consequences of Change in Atmospheric Co2, Precipitation, and Plant Species Composition, ...
(Appropriated)
Improved Forage and Alternative Use Grasses for the Southern U.S.
(Appropriated)
Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Diversified Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
(Appropriated)
Management Technologies for Conservation of Western Rangelands
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Small Farm and Organic Production Systems for Livestock and Agroforestry
(Appropriated)
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes Through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Conservation, Genetic Analyses, and Utilization of Cotton Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Developing Genomic and Genetic Tools for Exploiting Cotton Genetic Variation
(Appropriated)
Development of Improved Peanut Cultivars and Germplasm for the Southwest Peanut Region of the United States
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Plant Resistance to Water-Deficit and Thermal Stresses in Economically Important Crops
(Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement of Sorghum As a Versatile Crop
(Appropriated)
Genomic Approaches and Genetic Resources for Improving Rice Yield and Grain Quality
(Appropriated)
Identification, Characterization, and Development of Insect-Resistant Wheat, Barley, and Sorghum Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Innovative Genetic Approaches to Sorghum Germplasm Improvement and Analysis of Traits Critical to Hybrid Development
(Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Pecan (Carya) Genetic Resources and Related Wild Populations
(Appropriated)
Pecan Improvement Through Breeding and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Using Genetic Approaches to Reduce Crop Losses in Rice Due to Biotic and Abiotic Stress
(Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Characterization and Identification of Resistance in Sorghum to Fungal Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Cotton Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Cotton Production
(Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Aerial Application Technology for Sustainable Crop Production
(Appropriated)
Biologically Based Management of Cereal Aphids
(Appropriated)
Ecologically Based Management of Boll Weevils and Other Row Crop Pests under Transition to Boll Weevil Eradication in Temperate Regions
(Appropriated)
Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock and Poultry: Screwworm Flies
(Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Aerial Application Technology for Sustainable Crop Production
(Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Enhancing Profitability & Sustainability Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, & Cotton Byprod Through Imprvmnts in Harvesting, Ginning, & Mech Process
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Quality, Utility, Sustainability, Environmental Impact of Cotton and Its Byproducts Through Improvement in Harvest/gin Processing
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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