Rapid Agricultural Response Fund 2010-2011 Projects

James Anderson

Breeding Wheat Varieties Resistant to the Ug99 Race of Stem Rust

Kevin Janni

Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and disease transmission from animal facilities with gas-phase biofilters

Lee Johnston

Moving pork producers to socially acceptable sow housing: Transition from gestation stalls to group-housing

Srinand Sreevatsan

Population genetic frameworks of Mycobacterium bovis and their correlation with virulence and environmental survival

Senyu Chen

Developing critical technology for managing the emerging virulent populations of the soybean cyst nematode

Marcia Endres

Evaluating utilization of recycled manure solids as bedding material for freestall dairy barns in the upper Midwest

Kevin Janni

Air Emissions Mitigation Techniques for Sand Bedded Dairies

Srinand Sreevatsan

Development and Evaluation of a Universal swine/avian Influenza Vaccine 

Jim Collins

Preparing Minnesota for the viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus in fish

Francisco Diez-Gonzalez

Effect of feeding distiller's grains on Escherichia coli 0157:H7 prevalence in feedlot cattle

William Hutchison

Univoltine European Corn Borer in Southern Minnesota Sweet Corn: Impact, Research and Response to an Expanding Ecotype

Sally Noll

Do feed ingredients affect microbial pathogens and thus indirectly impact poultry health and meat safety?

Devi Patnayak

The role of astrovirus and other enteric viruses in poult enteritis syndrome

Jun Zhu

Co-digesting the wasted milk from dairy operations with cattle slurry to reduce water pollution

Don Wyse

Hazelnuts as a Multifunctional New Crop for Minnesota 

Robert Craven

Developing University of Minnesota Extension's Capacity to Support the Minnesota Farm Assistance Network

Larry Jacobson

Determining Commonality among Swine Barn Pit Explosions

Montserrat Torremorell

Understanding Transmission of Swine Influenza under field Conditions 

Kevin Janni

Assessing and Optimizing the Performance of a Small Dairy Farm Digester 

Mel Baughman

Emerald Ash Borer in Minnesota: Taking the Lead on Preparing Communities