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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) operates the Research Projects Database (RPD). The RPD tracks food safety research that is funded by FSRIO-partner agencies (identified as Funding Sources below). The funding agencies are listed in the order of funded projects. The RPD is also searchable by the Category of the funded projects and the primary Commodity group of the funded project.

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Recent Projects

This research project utilizes soil micromorphologic techniques to assess condition of the most important benchmark soil in central and eastern North Dakota, the Barnes series. This soil has been markedly degraded by erosion. Its capacity for soil…
A variety of models and approaches will be used to address management relevant forest problems. I expect to continue to collaborate with colleagues working on forest management issues. Examples of this type of work will include: 1) Old growth…
• Maintain and expand FINBIN, the national farm financial database, by working with partners to collect data from geographically and operationally diverse farms and ranches for inclusion in the database, with specific attention to making the…
Human civilization and expansion in agriculture are directly correlated. We have extensively converted natural ecosystems to farmlands (Meehan et al., 2011). Unfortunately, when it comes to cropping systems, the soils have rapidly lost their…
Through this grant, CISA and our Buy Local partners will offer expanded and improved technical assistance services to beginning farmers throughout Massachusetts. We will target farmers who are starting or who already own or operate a farm business…