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Appendix K
Research Facilities of the USDA Agricultural Research Service and Its Partners



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Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science Appendix K Research Facilities of the USDA Agricultural Research Service and Its Partners

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Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science Location Research Units Relevant Research Project Areas Auburn, AL Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory Health research for channel catfish, tilapia, and hybrid striped bass Fayetteville, AR Poultry Production and Product Safety Research Unit Ascites, metabolic bone diseases, intestinal resistance to disease, antibiotic alternatives, and food safety in poultry Stuttgart, ARa Harry K. Dupree National Aquaculture Research Center Health research for baitfish, catfish, and striped bass Gainesville, FLa Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology Control methods for blood-sucking arthropods Athens, GAa Richard B Russell Research Center Poultry meat and egg pre-harvest food safety, manure pathogen management, and antibiotic resistance Athens, GA Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory Exotic and emerging viral diseases of poultry—avian influenza, Newcastle disease, avian metapneumovirus, enteric disease viruses, and Marek’s disease Ames, IA National Animal Disease Center Bacterial, viral, and prion diseases and food safety of livestock; food safety and bacterial diseases of turkeys *West Lafayette, INa ARS Research Facility Well-being of livestock and poultry Beltsville, MDa Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Parasites of livestock and poultry—control, immunology, and fhnctional genomics East Lansing, MI Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory Marek’s and retroviral diseases of poultry Mississippi State, MSa ARS Research Facility Mycoplasmosis of poultry Clay Center, NEa Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center Food safety and respiratory viral pathogens of livestock Orient Point, NY Plum Island Animal Disease Center Foot-and-mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis, and classical swine fever College Station, TXa Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center Pre-harvest food safety of livestock and poultry Kerrville, TX Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insect Laboratory Control of ticks and blood-feeding flies on livestock Logan, UTa Utah ARS Location Effects of poison plants on livestock Pullman, WAa ARS Research Location Protozoal and prion diseases of livestock and horses, malignant catarrhal fever, and lentiviruses

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Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science Number of Scientists Number of Projects Laboratory Area (ft2) Type of Facility 11 4 12,355 ARS 6 5 2,734 University 7 1 27,213 ARS 39.9 17 10,080 ARS 40.7 16 302,306 ARS 15 7 25,783 ARS 48 20 260,730 ARS 20 8 38,815 University 290 147 1,323.506 ARS 9 5 16,212 ARS 27.2 12 56,126 ARS 53 26 150,782 ARS 8.1 5 226,560 DHS 35.5 15 103,105 ARS 10 4 25,940 ARS 18.9 3 27,824 ARS 31.1 4 7,415 University

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Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science Location Research Units Relevant Research Project Areas Leeto, WVa National Center for Cool and Coldwater Aquaculture Health research for salmon, rainbow trout, and chard Laramie, WY Arthropod-Borne Animal Disease Research Laboratory Bluetongue, West Nile fever, and other arthropod-bome   diseases of domestic livestock aAnimal health and protection account for only a portion of research projects at this location. The number of scientists, Current Research Information System projects, and facility space used for animal health and protection are less than the totals shown. SOURCE: USDA 1999, http://www.ars.usda.gov.

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Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science Number of Scientists Number of Projects Laboratory Area (ft2) Type of Facility Unknown 18 New ARS 6 3 4,541 University

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