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North Central Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NCRA)

Dr. Jeff Jacobsen, Executive Director
jjacobsn (at) msu.edu
446 West Circle, Room 408
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-884-7965

Christina Hamilton, Assistant Director
(NIMSS and Multistate Project Contact)
chamilton (at) cals.wisc.edu
205E Agriculture Hall
1450 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608)262-2349
Fax: (608)265-4528


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NC7

Conservation, Management, Enhancement and Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NC140

Rootstock and Interstem Effects on Pome- and Stone-Fruit Trees

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NC170

Mediating Exposure to Environmental Hazards Through Textile Systems

Family and Community Systems
Human Health

NC213

Marketing and Delivery of Quality Grains and BioProcess Coproducts

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Economics, Markets, and Policy
Food Research
Human Nutrition
Plant Production
Plant Protection

NC229

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS): Mechanisms of disease and methods for the detection, protection, and elimination of the PRRS virus

Animal Protection

NC1005

Landscape Ecology of White-tailed in Agro-Forest Ecosystems: A Cooperative Approach to Support Management

Family and Community Systems
Forestry and Range Resources
Human Health
Natural Resources
Plant Protection

NC1012

Improved Crop and Livestock Management for Protecting the Non-glaciated Upper Mississippi Valley

Animal Production
Plant Production
Soil
Water

NC1014

Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition

Economics, Markets, and Policy

NC1016

Economic Assessment of changes in Trade Arrangements, Bioterrorism Threats and Renewable Fuel Requirements on the US Grain and Oilseed Sector

Economics, Markets, and Policy

NC1017

Carbon Sequestration and Distribution in Soils of Eroded Landscapes

Soil

NC1018

Impact of Climate and Soils on Crop Selection and Management

Natural Resources
Plant Production
Soil

NC1020

Beef Cattle Grazing Systems that Improve Production and Profitability While Minimizing Risk and Environmental Impacts

Animal Production
Economics, Markets, and Policy
Forestry and Range Resources
Plant Production

NC1021

Nitrogen Cycling, Loading, and Use Efficiency in Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Animal Production
Forestry and Range Resources
Natural Resources
Plant Production
Soil

NC1022

Characterizing Soil-Derived Airborne Particulates Using Synchrotron X-Ray Techniques

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Animal Protection
Forestry and Range Resources
Human Health
Natural Resources
Soil
Water

NC1023

Improvement of Thermal and Alternative Processes for Foods

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Food Research
Human Nutrition

NC1024

Domestic Surveillance, Diagnosis, and Therapy of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies

Animal Protection
Food Research

NC1026

Characterizing Weed Population Variability for Improved Weed Management Decision Support Systems to Reduce Herbicide Use

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NC1027

An integrated approach to control of bovine respiratory diseases

Animal Protection

NC1028

Based Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Young Adults

Human Nutrition

NC1029

Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare

Animal Protection

NC1030

Family Business Viability in Economically Vulnerable Communities

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems

NC1032

Assessing Nitrogen Mineralization and Other Diagnostic Criteria to Refine Nitrogen Rates for Crops and Minimize Losses Using Stage (NC218)

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Natural Resources
Plant Production
Plant Protection
Soil
Water

NC1033

Systems Analyses of the Relationships of Agriculture and Food Systems to Community Health

Family and Community Systems
Human Nutrition
Plant Protection

NC1034

Impact Analysis and Decision Strategies for Agricultural Research

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems
Food Research
Forestry and Range Resources
Plant Production
Research Support & Communication

NC1035

Practical Management of SCN and Other Nematodes of Regional Importance: With Special Reference to Invasive Biology

Plant Protection

NC1036

Research and Education Support for the Renewal of an Agriculture of the Middle

Economics, Markets, and Policy

NC1038

Methods to Increase Reproductive Efficiency in Cattle

Animal Production

NC1039 Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Human Health

Food Research
Human Health
Human Nutrition

NC1040

Metabolic Relationships in Supply of Nutrients for Lactating Cows

Animal Production
Animal Protection

NC1041

Enteric Diseases of Swine and Cattle: Prevention, Control and Food Safety

Animal Production
Animal Protection
Food Research
Human Health
Water

NC1100

Rural Development, Work and Poverty in the North Central Region

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems
Research Support & Communication

NC1119

Management Systems to Improve the Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Dairy Enterprises

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Plant Production
Plant Protection

NC1131

Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Skeletal Muscle Growth and Differentiation

Animal Production

NC1167

N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Human Health and Disease

Food Research
Human Health
Human Nutrition

NC1168

Regulation of Photosynthetic Processes

Plant Production

NC1169

EFNEP Related Research, Program Evaluation and Outreach

Family and Community Systems
Human Health

NC1170

Advanced Technologies for the Genetic Improvement of Poultry

Animal Production
Animal Protection

NC1171

Interactions of individual, family, community, and policy contexts on the mental and physical health of diverse rural low-income families (NC223)

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems
Human Nutrition

NC1172

The Complex Nature of Saving: Psychological and Economic Factors

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems

NC1173

Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Bee Health

Animal Protection

NC1177 Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition Economics, Markets, and Policy

NC1178

Impacts of Crop Residue Removal for Biofuel on Soils

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Soil

NC1180

Control of Emerging and Re-emerging Poultry Respiratory Diseases in the United States

Animal Protection

NC1181

Sustaining Forage-based Beef Cattle Production in a Bio-energy Environment

Animal Production

NC1183

Mycotoxins: Biosecurity, Food Safety and Biofuels Byproducts

Animal Protection
Food Research
Plant Production

NC1184 Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Skeletal Muscle Growth and Differentiation Animal Production
NC1186 Water Management and Quality for Ornamental Crop Production and Health

Plant Production
Water

NC1187 The Chemical and Physical Nature of Particulate Matter Affecting Air, Water and Soil Quality

Soil
Water

NC1192 An Integrated Approach to Control of Bovine Respiratory Diseases Animal Protection

NCCC9

MWPS: Research and Extension Educational Materials

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Animal Production
Animal Protection
Family and Community Systems
Research Support & Communication

NCCC22

Small Fruit and Viticulture Research

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NCCC31

Ecophysiological Aspects of Forage Management

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NCCC42

Swine Nutrition Committee

Animal Production

NCCC46

Development, Optimization and Delivery of Management Strategies for Corn Rootworms

Plant Protection

NCCC52

Family Economics

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems

NCCC65

Social Change in the Marketplace: Producers, Retailers, Consumers

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems
Research Support & Communication

NCCC134

Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management

Economics, Markets, and Policy

NCCC167

Corn Breeding Research

Plant Production
Plant Protection
Water

NCCC170

Research Advances in Agricultural Statistics

Plant Production
Research Support & Communication

NCCC204

The Interface of Molecular and Quantitative Genetics in Plant and Animal Breeding

Animal Production
Animal Protection
Plant Production
Plant Protection
Research Support & Communication

NCCC207

Biochemistry and Genetics of Plant-Fungal Interactions

Plant Protection

NCCC208

Nutrition and Management of Feedlot Cattle to Optimize Performance, Carcass Value, and Environmental Compatibility

Animal Production
Animal Protection

NCCC209

Agricultural Animal Bioethics

Animal Protection

NCCC210

Regulation of Adipose Tissue Accretion in Meat-Producing Animals

Animal Production
Animal Protection
Human Nutrition

NCERA3

Soil Survey

Soil

NCERA13

Soil Testing and Plant Analysis

Soil

NCERA57

Swine Reproductive Physiology

Animal Production

NCERA59

Soil Organic Matter: Formation, Function and Management

Soil

NCERA101 Controlled Environment Use and Technology

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Plant Production

NCERA103

Specialized Soil Amendments and Products, Growth Stimulants and Soil Fertility Management Programs

Soil

NCERA125

Arthropod Biological Control

Plant Protection

NCERA212

Collaborative Research for the Management of Major Soybean Diseases in the North Central Region

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NCERA180

Site-Specific Management

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems
Plant Production
Plant Protection
Research Support & Communication
Soil
Water

NCERA184

Management of Small Grain Diseases

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NCERA190

Increased Efficiency of Sheep Production

Animal Production

NCERA192

North Central Turfgrass Research

Plant Production
Plant Protection
Soil
Water

NCERA193

IPM strategies for arthropod pests and diseases in nurseries and landscapes

Plant Production
Plant Protection
Soil

NCERA194

Improving the Management and Effectiveness of Cooperatively Owned Business Organizations

Economics, Markets, and Policy
Family and Community Systems

NCERA197

Agricultural Safety and Health Research

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Human Health

NCERA199

Implementation and Strategies for National Beef Cattle Evaluation

Animal Production

NCERA200

Management Strategies to control Major Soybean Virus Diseases in the North Central Region

Plant Protection

NCERA201

Integrated Pest Management

Plant Protection

NCERA207

Drainage design and management practices to improve water quality

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Natural Resources
Soil
Water

NCERA208

Response to Emerging Threat: Soybean Rust

Plant Production
Plant Protection

NCERA210

Cooperative Director and Management Leadership Development Program

Research Support & Communication

NCERA211

Potato Research and Extension Program

Food Research
Plant Production
Plant Protection

NCERA213

Migration and Dispersal of Agriculturally-Important Biota

Plant Protection
Human Health

NCERA216 Latino and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities Family and Community Systems

NCERA217

Drainage Design and Management Practices to Improve Water Quality

Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Biological Engineering
Water

NCERA219

Swine Production Management to Enhance Animal Welfare

Animal Production

NRSP4

High Value Specialty Crop Pest Management IR-4 Project

Food Research
Plant Production

NRSP5

National Program for Controlling Virus Diseases of Temperate Tree-Fruit Crops

Plant Protection

NRSP8

National Animal Genome Research Project

Animal Protection