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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

In this standard strengthening grant application, we propose to leverage the positive results of our current USDA seed grant to develop CAP devices that could be deployed in a variety of food industries. This project will use an engineering approach…
The main goals of this project are to (i) develop a low-cost precision sprayer to simultaneously treat a variety of weeds; (ii) develop a fleet of low-cost and multi-crop robotic platforms equipped with the precision sprayer for specialty crops (e.g…

Developing a region-wide decision-support framework to guide manure management can significantly improve management outcomes and thereby achieve the goals of sustainability improvements. This is primarily due to relying on context-specific data…

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) has recommended standards for the use of raw animal manure or compost in produce farms and has provided examples of valid composting methods to meet the standards. It is essential to…
The goal of this proposal is to increase the number and weight of kids born and weaned per doe per breeding through early and artificially weaning kids by utilizing a "three kiddings in two years" intensive breeding plan.The specific objectives are:…