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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Southern Plains Area has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, ABILENE, TX
  • Investigation of Electroporation As a Means of Transformation of the Horn Fly with Green Fluorescent Protein


  • ALAN KIRK, MONTFERRIER SUR LEZ,
  • Native Range Collection and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents for Arundo Donax


  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY, BOONE, NC
  • Integrating Free-Range Poultry with Ruminant and Agroforestry Production in a Systems Approach


  • ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, LITTLE ROCK, AR
  • Dietary Influences on Psychological and Physiological Function in Children

  • The Role of Dietary Factors on Growth, Development and Health


  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AUBURN, AL
  • Collaborative Effort to Elucidate the Molecular Mechanisms Contributing to Improved Growth and Disease Resistance in Hybrid Striped Bass


  • BARENBRUG USA, TANGENT, OR
  • Plant Selection Within Syn1 Tall Fescue


  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, WACO, TX
  • Sediment Budget and Reservoir Sediment Evaluation Techniques for the Swat Watershed Model

  • Determining Groundwater Recharge from Irrigation Systems for Production of Biofuels in Hawaii


  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, PROVO, UT
  • Analysis of Soil Carbon Fractions from Pre-Treatment Cores from the Long-Term Biomass Experiment


  • COBB-VANTRESS, INC., SILOAM SPRINGS, AR
  • Serum Protein Biomarkers to Identify Chickens Resistant and Susceptible to Metabolic Skeletal Diseases


  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Crop Evapotranspiration Determination Using Eddy Covariance Fluxes, High Resolution Remote Sensing Imagery & a Surface Temperature Approach


  • CONTROL SOLUTIONS, INC., PASADENA, TX
  • Evaluation of Novel Acaricide for Controlling Cattle Fever Ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus and R(b) Annulatus, and Lone Star Tick


  • COTTON INCORPORATED, CARY, NC
  • Develop and Manage a Publicly Accessible Comprehensive Cotton Database to Preserve and Disseminate Information for the Improvement of Cotton


  • CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MO
  • Pasture Management Strategies to Reduce Non-Point Source Pollution and Enhance Integrated Production Systems That Include Agroforestry


  • DANCING SPRING, FAYETTEVILLE, AR
  • Integrating Free-Range Poultry with Ruminant and Agroforestry Production in a Systems Approach


  • DUKE UNIVERSITY, DURHAM, NC
  • Drought-Induced Mortality of Trees: Ecosystem Changes under Climate Change


  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT VALLEY, GA
  • A Systems Approach to Control Gastrointestinal Nematodes (Gin) in Organic Small Ruminant Production


  • FREEPORT-MCMORAN CORPORATION, PHOENIX, AZ
  • Collaborative Effort to Gain Fda-Approval for Use of Triangle Brand (C) Copper Sulfate As An Aquaculture Therapeutant


  • HILL COUNTRY PEST CONTROL, INC., KERRVILLE, TX
  • Use of Canine to Detect and Alert to the Presence of Cattle Infested with Cattle Fever Ticks, Rhipicephalus (B.) Annulatus and Microplus


  • INNER MONGOLIA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, HOHOT, INNER MONGOLIA,
  • Technologies for Management of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands


  • INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECNOLOGIA AGROPECUARIA, HURLINGHAM,
  • Development of Evidence-Based Management Practices for Rangelands in the Americas


  • JOMO KENYATTA UNIV OF AGRIC AND TECHNOLOGY, NAIROBI,
  • Reservoir Sedimentation Measurement and Assessment in Kenya: Pilot Project


  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS
  • Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - Ksu

  • Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies-Ksu


  • KEO FISH FARM INC., KEO, AR
  • Methods to Control Egg Mortality Associated with Aquatic Fungus (Saprolegnia SPP.) Infecting Hybrid Striped Bass Eggs


  • KERR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, HUNT, TX
  • Kerr Wildlife Management Area - Control of Ticks Feeding on White-Tailed Deer


  • LANGSTON UNIVERSITY, LANGSTON, OK
  • Sustainable Small Ruminant Production Through Selection for Resistance to Internal Parasites

  • Forage Production for Limited Resource Producers


  • LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY, BERKELEY, CA
  • Effects of Conversion from Grasslands And/or Agricultural Land to a Cellulosic Biofuel Crop


  • LEIBNIZ-INST FRESHWATER ECO & INLAND FISHERIE, BERLIN,
  • Collaborative Studies on the Acute Toxicity and Effectiveness of Peracetic Acid Compounds to Fish and Aquatic Disease Organisms


  • LESAFFRE YEAST CORPORATION, MILWAUKEE, WI
  • Improving the Health and Productivity of Beef Cattle by Supplementing with Yeast Products During the Receiving Phase


  • LITTLE PORTION MONASTERY FARM, BERRYVILLE, AR
  • Integrating Free-Range Poultry with Ruminant and Agroforestry Production in a Systems Approach


  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE, LA
  • A Systems Approach to Control Gastrointestinal Nematodes (Gin) in Organic Small Ruminant Production


  • LUMMUS CORPORATION, SAVANNAH, GA
  • Differential Roller Ginning of Upland Cotton

  • Investigating Seed Cotton Reclaimers to Improve the Productivity of Roller Ginning Plants


  • MALPAI BORDERLANDS GROUP, DOUGLAS, AZ
  • Field Testing of Monitoring and Assessment Technologies Across Large Ranch Landscapes in the Southwestern U.S.


  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • A Systems Approach to Control Gastrointestinal Nematodes (Gin) in Organic Small Ruminant Production


  • MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, DC
  • Mcc Namibia Monitoring and Evaluation Support


  • MMR GENETICS, VEGA, TX
  • Re-Instatement of the Sorghum Conversion Program


  • MONGOLIAN SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT, ULAANBAATAR,
  • Technologies and Their Transfer for Monitoring, Assessment As Management of Mongolian and U.S. Rangelands


  • MONSANTO AGRICULTURAL COMPANY, ST. LOUIS, MO
  • Field Collections of Heliothis Virescens and Helicoverpa Zea for Monitoring Bt Resistance


  • NATIONAL CENTER FOR APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY, BUTTE, MT
  • Integrating Free-Range Poultry with Ruminant and Agroforestry Production in a Systems Approach

  • Development of Strategies to Improve Poultry and Livestock Production Efficiency Using Organic and Sustainable System Approaches


  • NATIONAL CENTER FOR GENOME RESOURCES, SANTA FE, NM
  • Cattle Tick Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis


  • NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL, CORDOVA, TN
  • Operation of a Cotton Winter Nursery to Maintain Cotton Germplasm Diversity and to Accelerate Public and Private Cotton Improvement Efforts


  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY, LAS CRUCES, NM
  • Distribution and Habitat Selection/space Use of Migratory and Resident Golden Eagles (Aquila Chrysaetos)...


  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE, RALEIGH, NC
  • Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)


  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND
  • Common Bean Coordinated Agricultural Project


  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, STILLWATER, OK
  • Analysis of the Endogenous Molecular Mechanisms Protecting Sorghum Plants from Aphid Attack

  • Characterization of Genetic Mechanisms Underlying the Resistance to Aphids in Wheat

  • Monitoring Biotypic Diversity of Russian Wheat Aphid

  • Improvement and Evaluation of Soil Erosion Components in Swat Using Reservoir Sediment Data

  • Development of Improved High Oleic Peanut Varieties

  • Integrated Monitoring and Simulation of Hydrologic Components and Systems in Agricultural Landscapes

  • Computer Systems for Wheat and Sorghum Agricultural Decision Making

  • Best Management Practices for Biomass Production in Oklahoma


  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA
  • New Subsurface Applicator for Dry Litter


  • PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH, KALAMAZOO, MI
  • Experimental Bm86-Based Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program


  • POSITIVE FEED, INC, SEALY, TX
  • Serum Concentration of Ivermectin in Pastured Cattle Provided Free-Access to An Ivermectin-Medicated Protein Or Mineral Block Supplement


  • REDLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, EL RENO, OK
  • Develop Research and Educational Opportunities in Profitable Livestock and Forage Management Systems for Undergraduate Agricultural Students


  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, CA
  • Evaluations of Cotton Cultivars and Germplasm with Diverse Genetic Backgrounds for Yield, Fiber Quality, and Disease Resistance Traits


  • SAMUEL ROBERTS NOBLE FOUNDATION, INC., ARDMORE, OK
  • Synthesizing Forage, Livestock, Climate, and Economic Information into a Decision Support Framework


  • SIMS BROTHERS, INC., UNION SPRINGS, AL
  • Pelleted Sericea Lespedeza Diet for Control of Internal Parasites on Small Farms

  • A Pelleted Sericea Lespedeza Supplement for Control of Internal Parasites on Small Farms


  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY, STEPHENVILLE, TX
  • Developing a Multi-Scale, Multiple-Objective Optimization Framework for Upper Washita River Basin Ceap Watersheds


  • TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Evaluation of Pressed Cottonseed Meal (Csm) As An Alternative Protein Source in Broiler Diets

  • DE Novo Snp Discovery and Gbs-Based Cotton Genome Map Development


  • TEXAS AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Application of the Swat Model to Determine the Environmental Sustainability of Feedstock Production of Biofuels in Hawaii

  • Functional Characterization and Target Validation of Tick (Boophilus Microplus) G Protein-Coupled Receptors

  • Influence of Temperament, Transportation, and Disease Challenge on the Productivity and Overall Well-Being of Yearling Cattle

  • Effects of Conservation Practices on Soil and Water Resources - National Assessment (Phase Iii)

  • Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advanced Biofuels in Hawaii

  • Reniform Nematode Resistance

  • Developing Molecular Markers for Carya

  • Effects of Distiller's Grain Fat Content and Treatment with Enzymes on Utilization of Distiller's Grains by Beef Cattle

  • The Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium

  • The Role of Fungal Secondary Metabolites in Pathogenicity of Wilt Pathogens Affecting Cotton

  • Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies-Tamu

  • Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - Tamu

  • Chemical Control of Sorghum Anthracnose and Grain Mold

  • Pecan Genetics and Cultivar Development

  • Polyploid Genomics of Perennial Warm-Season Grasses for the Southern United States

  • Genomic Analyses in Carya


  • TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION, AUSTIN, TX
  • Production and Efficacy Testing of Bm86-Texas Anti-Tick Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program


  • TEXAS STATE SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION BOARD, TEMPLE, TX
  • Develop Web-Based Versions of Soil Nutrient Assessment Program (Snap) and Texas Bmp Evaluation Tool (Tbet)


  • TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN MARCOS, TX
  • Susceptibility to Encroachment by Invasive Plant Species of Monocultures and Mixtures


  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, LUBBOCK, TX
  • Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - Ttu

  • Soil Microbial Communities: Key Indicators of Soil C

  • Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Tecnologies to Sustain Rural Economies-Ttu

  • Solutions for the Food Safety Threat Posed by Salmonella in the Lymph Nodes of Cattle Presented for Harvest

  • Managing Efficient Water Use for Soil and Cropping Systems

  • Salmonella Research: Evaluation of Interventions Using a Novel, Transdermal Challenge Model


  • THE NATURE CONSERVANCY, HAILEY, ID
  • Integrated Rangeland Monitoring and Assessment Across Scales


  • THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS, OH
  • Manipulating the Overwintering Diapause of Heliothines with Diapause Hormone


  • U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Landscape Monitoring


  • UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE YUCATAN, MERIDA, YUCATAN,
  • Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics


  • UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE LA PAMPA, SANTA ROSA,
  • New Methodologies for Assessing Dynamics of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands in South and North America


  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, FAYETTEVILLE, AR
  • A Systems Approach to Control Gastrointestinal Nematodes (Gin) in Organic Small Ruminant Production

  • Evaluation of Breed Effects in Beef Cattle on Hornfly Infestation

  • Research Strategies to Improve Small Farm Efficiency with a Special Focus on Livestock and Poultry Production

  • Development of Strategies to Improve Poultry and Livestock Production Efficiency Using Alternatives to Antibiotics


  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Molecular Characterization of Nematode and Fusarium Wilt Resistance Gene-Rich Region in the Cotton Genome

  • Cpgs: Genome-Wide Impact of Mping Transposition on Rice Phenotypic Diversity


  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE
  • Innovative Approaches to Capture Nitrogen and Air Pollutant Emissions from Poultry Operation: ...


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Investigations of Novel Target-Specific Ligands for Acetylcholinesterases of Arthropod Pests

  • Molecular Mechanism of Non-Susceptibility to Pyrethroids in the Stable Fly, a Significant Livestock Pest


  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, GRIFFIN, GA
  • Integrating Free-Range Poultry with Ruminant and Agro-Forestry Production in a System Approach


  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM, HOUSTON, TX
  • Sequencing of Bac Ends from a Rhipicephalus Microplus Bac Library


  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NE
  • Molecular Markers for Determining Population Differences in Screwworms Originating from Different Geographic Areas


  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OK
  • Climate Variability and Change in Central Oklahoma

  • An Integrated and Multi-Scale Observation Facility to Support Monitoring and Forecasting of Grassland Ecosystems


  • UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, MAYAGUEZ, PR
  • Multiplication of Long Duration Pigeon Pea Seed


  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - PAN AMERICAN, EDINBURG, TX
  • Development of Mass Rearing Methods for the Biological Control Agent of Arundo Donax, Rhizaspidiotus Donacis, the Arundo Scale


  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO, SAN ANTONIO, TX
  • Systems Biology Investigations of Arthropod-Borne Diseases to Control Vectors of Pathogens


  • US DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, WSMR, WHITE SANDS, NM
  • Mutual Requirements and Agreements Pertaining to the Jornada Experimental Range (Jer) and White Sands Missile Range (Wsmr) Co-Use Land Area


  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV, BLACKSBURG, VA
  • Reducing Ammonia Emissions and Runoff from Broiler Litter


  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • Identification and Characterization of a Dirigent Protein That Controls the Biosynthesis of (+)-Gossypol in Cotton


  • WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, CANYON, TX
  • Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - Wtamu

  • Dietary Factors Affecting the Feeding Value of Corn-Based Distiller's Grains Fed to Cattle

  • Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies-Wtamu


  • Last Modified: 4/24/2014
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