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Research Awards, December, 2014

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Featherstone, Allen M., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, $338,425, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Dalton, Timothy J.,Dhuyvetter, Kevin C., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.,Dalton, Timothy J., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $3,919, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Featherstone, Allen M.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Golden, Bill B.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $37,496, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $178,337, "Milford WRAPS Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

Leatherman, John C., US Department of Health and Human Services, $50,603, "Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) Phase 2."

Ross, Kara,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Featherstone, Allen M., US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Taylor, Mykel R.,Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Shoemaker, Candice A. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $4,862, "Development of an Instrument to Document Economic Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Growers in Kansas."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Perumal, Ramasamy,Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $15,800, "Improved Genomic Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Cold Tolerance in Grain Sorghum."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., AGCO Corporation, "Investigating the Effect Plant Population and Placement of Fertilizer P in Corn."

Adee, Eric A.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, Cramer, Gary L., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Adee, Eric A., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., AGCO Corporation, $18,000, "Investigating the Effect Plant Population and Placement of Fertilizer P in Corn."

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Adee, Eric A., Cramer, Gary L., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Cramer, Gary L.,Adee, Eric A., Ciampitti, Ignacio, Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $37,496, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Janssen, Keith A.,Shoup, Douglas E., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi-Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Kluitenberg, Gerard J.,Adee, Eric A., Ciampitti, Ignacio, Cramer, Gary L., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Kluitenberg, Gerard J.,Nelson, Nathan O., Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Tomlinson, Peter J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Cover Crops and Phosphorus Management to Protect Water Quality in Soybean Rotation."

Morris, Geoffrey,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $63,200, "Improved Genomic Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Cold Tolerance in Grain Sorghum."

Nelson, Nathan O.,Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Tomlinson, Peter J., Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,000, "Cover Crops and Phosphorus Management to Protect Water Quality in Soybean Rotation."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Morris, Geoffrey, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Improved Genomic Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Cold Tolerance in Grain Sorghum."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $31,348, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Rice, Charles W., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Rice, Charles W.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Presley, DeAnn R., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Adee, Eric A., Ciampitti, Ignacio, Cramer, Gary L., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Nelson, Nathan O., and Tomlinson, Peter J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Cover Crops and Phosphorus Management to Protect Water Quality in Soybean Rotation."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Adee, Eric A., and Ciampitti, Ignacio, AGCO Corporation, "Investigating the Effect Plant Population and Placement of Fertilizer P in Corn."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Presley, DeAnn R., and Rice, Charles W., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Morris, Geoffrey, Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Improved Genomic Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Cold Tolerance in Grain Sorghum."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi-Sponsor, $3,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Tomlinson, Peter J.,Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Nelson, Nathan O., and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Cover Crops and Phosphorus Management to Protect Water Quality in Soybean Rotation."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $10,967, "Understanding the Effects of Electromagnetic Fluid Conditioning on Physical, Chemical and Functional Properties of Milk and Milk Products."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $8,556, "Use of Novel Surface Modification Techniques to Reduce Biofilms on Plate Heat Exchanger Plates."

Boyle, Elizabeth,Gonzalez, John M., Houser, Terry A., O Quinn, Travis G., and Unruh, John A., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Determination of the Repeatability and Accuracy of the Pressed Juice Percentage (PFP) Method at Sorting Beef Strip Loin Steaks into Categories of Known Juiciness."

Davis, Duane L.,Gonzalez, John M., Houser, Terry A., and Nelssen, Jim L., Eli Lilly & Company, "Pilot Efficacy Study: Effect of a Long-acting Growth Hormone Releasing Factor on Fetal Development in the Pig."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Advanced Ag Products, "Determining the Impact of By-O-Reg+ in Diets with and without Feed Grade Antibiotic on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of AminoGut and Diet Formulation on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Valine:Lysine Ratio in Low Crude Protein and Low Lysine Diets on the Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs from 60 to 95 lbs and influence of Low Crude Protein Diets for Pigs from 240 to 280 lbs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., "Effects of Increasing Fermentation on Growth Performance of Weaning Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M., National Pork Board, $5,000, "Influence of Creep Feed Pellet Size on Suckling and Nursey Pig Performance - Annie Clark."

Gonzalez, John M.,Davis, Duane L., Houser, Terry A., and Nelssen, Jim L., Eli Lilly & Company, "Pilot Efficacy Study: Effect of a Long-acting Growth Hormone Releasing Factor on Fetal Development in the Pig."

Gonzalez, John M.,Boyle, Elizabeth, Houser, Terry A., O Quinn, Travis G., and Unruh, John A., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Determination of the Repeatability and Accuracy of the Pressed Juice Percentage (PFP) Method at Sorting Beef Strip Loin Steaks into Categories of Known Juiciness."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Advanced Ag Products, "Determining the Impact of By-O-Reg+ in Diets with and without Feed Grade Antibiotic on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of AminoGut and Diet Formulation on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Valine:Lysine Ratio in Low Crude Protein and Low Lysine Diets on the Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs from 60 to 95 lbs and influence of Low Crude Protein Diets for Pigs from 240 to 280 lbs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., $15,000, "Effects of Increasing Fermentation on Growth Performance of Weaning Pigs."

Gragg, Sara E.,Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $20,951, "Improving Shelf Life, Quality and Safety of Locally Growing Vegetables in Kansas."

Houser, Terry A.,Boyle, Elizabeth, Gonzalez, John M., O Quinn, Travis G., and Unruh, John A., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Determination of the Repeatability and Accuracy of the Pressed Juice Percentage (PFP) Method at Sorting Beef Strip Loin Steaks into Categories of Known Juiciness."

Nelssen, Jim L.,Davis, Duane L., Gonzalez, John M., and Houser, Terry A., Eli Lilly & Company, $147,000, "Pilot Efficacy Study: Effect of a Long-acting Growth Hormone Releasing Factor on Fetal Development in the Pig."

O Quinn, Travis G.,Boyle, Elizabeth, Gonzalez, John M., Houser, Terry A., and Unruh, John A., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $55,093, "Determination of the Repeatability and Accuracy of the Pressed Juice Percentage (PFP) Method at Sorting Beef Strip Loin Steaks into Categories of Known Juiciness."

Reinhardt, Christopher D.,Bartle, Steven J. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Hagenmaier, Jacob A. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Merck & Company, Inc., "Blood Parameter Comparison of Slow-Moving and Non-Ambulatory Finished Cattle to Normal Cohorts in Harvest Facilities to Aid in Characterizing Fatigued Cattle Syndrom (FCS)."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Advanced Ag Products, "Determining the Impact of By-O-Reg+ in Diets with and without Feed Grade Antibiotic on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $10,000, "Determining the Effects of AminoGut and Diet Formulation on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $30,000, "Determining the Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Valine:Lysine Ratio in Low Crude Protein and Low Lysine Diets on the Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs from 60 to 95 lbs and influence of Low Crude Protein Diets for Pigs from 240 to 280 lbs."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., "Effects of Increasing Fermentation on Growth Performance of Weaning Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Utilizing Feed Sequencing as a Biosecurity Intervention for Preventing PEDV Cross Contamination in the Feed Manufacturing Process."

Unruh, John A.,Boyle, Elizabeth, Gonzalez, John M., Houser, Terry A., and O Quinn, Travis G., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Determination of the Repeatability and Accuracy of the Pressed Juice Percentage (PFP) Method at Sorting Beef Strip Loin Steaks into Categories of Known Juiciness."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Advanced Ag Products, $25,000, "Determining the Impact of By-O-Reg+ in Diets with and without Feed Grade Antibiotic on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of AminoGut and Diet Formulation on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goncalves, Marcio A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Valine:Lysine Ratio in Low Crude Protein and Low Lysine Diets on the Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs from 60 to 95 lbs and influence of Low Crude Protein Diets for Pigs from 240 to 280 lbs."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Church & Dwight Co., Inc., "Effects of Increasing Fermentation on Growth Performance of Weaning Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D., National Pork Board, $49,900, "Utilizing Feed Sequencing as a Biosecurity Intervention for Preventing PEDV Cross Contamination in the Feed Manufacturing Process."

COMMUNICATIONS
Washburn, Shannon G.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), and Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $105,000, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $2,750,000, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Phillips, Thomas W., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $4,700, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Reese, John C., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Alavi, Sajid, Hershey Company, $15,090, "Extruded Snacks."

Alavi, Sajid,Chambers IV, Edgar (Human Nutrition), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Lindshield, Brian L. (Human Nutrition), and Procter, Sandra B. (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $619,794, "Novel Sorghum Based Fortified Food Blend for Infants and Young Children Nutrition."

Aldrich, Greg, Multi-Sponsor, $10,000, "Pet Food Research."

Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, and Maier, Dirk E., CRC Plant Biosecurity, "Modeling VaporPhos and ProFume Distribution in Bulk Storages to Improve Efficacy Against Insects."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Maier, Dirk E., CRC Plant Biosecurity, "Modeling VaporPhos and ProFume Distribution in Bulk Storages to Improve Efficacy Against Insects."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E., Reddy, Polamreddy V., and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Jones, Cassandra K.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Stark, Charles, Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Utilizing Feed Sequencing as a Biosecurity Intervention for Preventing PEDV Cross Contamination in the Feed Manufacturing Process."

Maier, Dirk E.,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, CRC Plant Biosecurity, $26,970, "Modeling VaporPhos and ProFume Distribution in Bulk Storages to Improve Efficacy Against Insects."

Maier, Dirk E.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Reddy, Polamreddy V., and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $385,000, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Reddy, Polamreddy V.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E., and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Shi, Yong Cheng, General Mills (China) Holding Co. LTD, $87,806, "Develop Crystal Dumpling Wrap that is as Transparent as Steamed "shrimp dumpling"."

Stark, Charles,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Jones, Cassandra K., Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $49,900, "Utilizing Feed Sequencing as a Biosecurity Intervention for Preventing PEDV Cross Contamination in the Feed Manufacturing Process."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Boyer, Cheryl R.,Pliakoni, Eleni, Rivard, Cary L., Shoemaker, Candice A., and Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, "Development of an Instrument to Document Economic Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Growers in Kansas."

Pliakoni, Eleni,Boyer, Cheryl R., Rivard, Cary L., Shoemaker, Candice A., and Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, "Development of an Instrument to Document Economic Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Growers in Kansas."

Pliakoni, Eleni,Gragg, Sara E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Rivard, Cary L., US Department of Agriculture, $48,886, "Improving Shelf Life, Quality and Safety of Locally Growing Vegetables in Kansas."

Rivard, Cary L.,Boyer, Cheryl R., Pliakoni, Eleni, Shoemaker, Candice A., and Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $25,525, "Development of an Instrument to Document Economic Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Growers in Kansas."

Rivard, Cary L.,Gragg, Sara E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Pliakoni, Eleni, US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Shelf Life, Quality and Safety of Locally Growing Vegetables in Kansas."

Shoemaker, Candice A.,Boyer, Cheryl R., Pliakoni, Eleni, Rivard, Cary L., and Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, "Development of an Instrument to Document Economic Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Growers in Kansas."

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
Lilja, Nina K.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $105,000, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Lilja, Nina K.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Lilja, Nina K.,Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification."

Lilja, Nina K.,Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Chambers IV, Edgar (Human Nutrition), Lindshield, Brian L. (Human Nutrition), and Procter, Sandra B. (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $99,967, "Novel Sorghum Based Fortified Food Blend for Infants and Young Children Nutrition."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $19,815, "Milford WRAPS Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Lamm, Freddie R.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $37,496, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Garrett, Karen A.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $1,959, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Leslie, John F.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Little, Christopher R., United Soybean Board, $34,261, "Seedling Diseases of Soybean: Characterization and Education."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Holman, Johnathon D.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Kisekka, Isaya, Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Kisekka, Isaya,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D., Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $37,496, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D., Kisekka, Isaya, Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Klebba, Phillip E., Kansas State University Foundation, $25,420, "Cancer Center Research Core."

BIOLOGY
Chapes, Stephen K., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $15,000, "Collection of Immune/Stress-related Tissues from Mice Flown on ISS."

Haukos, David A., US Department of Agriculture, $85,725, "CEAP Assessments of the Effects of NRCS Leser Prairie Chicken Initiative."

Jumpponen, Ari M.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $1,959, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $40,600, "Cancer Center Research Awards."

Vediyappan, Govindsamy, American Heart Association, Inc., $77,000, "Candida Albicans Hyphal Growth and Virulence Inhibition."

CHEMISTRY
Aakeroy, Christer B., US Department of Defense, $145,000, "Theory and Experiment of Cocrystals: Principles, Synthesis and Properties."

Maatta, Eric A., Kansas State University Foundation, $15,000, "Center for Basic Cancer Research: Fraternal Order of Eagles Fund."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A., National Geographic Education Foundation, $38,775, "Kansas 2014/2015 Alliance Grant."

JAMES R. MACDONALD LABORATORY
Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, National Science Foundation, $109,898, "Collaborative Research: Imaging and Controlling Ultrafast Dynamics of Atoms, Molecules, and Nanostructures."

MUSIC
Pinkall, Bryan R., Master Teacher, Inc., $1,405, "Summer Choral Institute."

PHYSICS
Esry, Brett D., US Department of Defense, $21,528, "Ultracold Polar Molecules: New Phases of Matter for Quantum Information and Quantum Control."

Lin, Chii-Dong, US Department of Defense, $40,000, "Isolated Soft-X-ray Attosecond Pulse Generation Using Synthesized Strong-Field Infrared Pulses."

Lin, Chii-Dong, US Department of Energy, $145,000, "Time-Resolved Imaging of Molecules by High-Order Harmonics and Ultra Short Rescattering Electrons."

Ratra, Bharat, National Science Foundation, $5,000, "Quarknet."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Alfonso Durruty, Marta P., National Geographic Society, $49,680, "Uncovering the Genetic Legacy of Fueguians and Patagonians through Modern and Ancient DNA Analyses."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Havlicek, Barbara J., Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, $142,276, "Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom."

Havlicek, Barbara J., Schools for Quality Education, Inc., $7,000, "Schools for Quality Education."

Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $26,272, "External Evaluation of Iowa NSF EPSCoR."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Erickson, Larry E., and Pahwa, Anil (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Black & Veatch Corporation, $30,000, "Building a World of Difference with Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $69,000, "Aging Road User Survey and Crash Analysis to Identify Issues and Applicable Improvement Strategies for Kansas Conditions."

Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, $90,000, "Kansas Sustainable Concrete Pavements Initiative Phase II: Acceleration of Aggregate Qualification Procedures."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Neilsen, Mitchell L., Sandia National Laboratories, $50,000, "Interface Development for Thermal Battery Models."

Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, "Enhancement of Software Tools for Predicting Embankment Erosion of Earthen Dams."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Darabi Sahneh, Faryad, and Scoglio, Caterina M., National Science Foundation, "SCH: RAPID: Effectiveness of Contact Tracing for Detection of Ebola Risk during Early Introduction of the Virus within the USA."

Pahwa, Anil, and Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Black & Veatch Corporation, $10,000, "Building a World of Difference with Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles."

Rys, Andrew, and Rys, Malgorzata J. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $28,000, "Study of UAVs Applications that Support KDOT's Tasks to Improve Efficiency, Safety and Cost Reduction."

Scoglio, Caterina M., and Darabi Sahneh, Faryad, National Science Foundation, $137,209, "SCH: RAPID: Effectiveness of Contact Tracing for Detection of Ebola Risk during Early Introduction of the Virus within the USA."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Rys, Malgorzata J., and Rys, Andrew (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $42,000, "Study of UAVs Applications that Support KDOT's Tasks to Improve Efficiency, Safety and Cost Reduction."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., Multi-Sponsor, $3,600, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products."

McCullough, Elizabeth A., and Eckels, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
McGregor, Douglas S., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, "Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing."

McGregor, Douglas S., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, "Technical Assistance on High Temperature MPFD Development."

Ugorowski, Philip B., and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $217,176, "Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing."

Ugorowski, Philip B., and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $124,231, "Technical Assistance on High Temperature MPFD Development."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Buckwalter, John, and Olsen, Charlotte S. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), US Department of Health and Human Services, "Kansas Bridges to the Future."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Chambers IV, Edgar,Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Lindshield, Brian L., and Procter, Sandra B., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Sorghum Based Fortified Food Blend for Infants and Young Children Nutrition."

Higgins, Mary L.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $105,000, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Lindshield, Brian L.,Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Chambers IV, Edgar, Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Procter, Sandra B., US Department of Agriculture, $279,907, "Novel Sorghum Based Fortified Food Blend for Infants and Young Children Nutrition."

Procter, Sandra B.,Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Chambers IV, Edgar, Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Lindshield, Brian L., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Sorghum Based Fortified Food Blend for Infants and Young Children Nutrition."

KINESIOLOGY
Behnke, Brad J., Kansas State University Foundation, $12,284, "Center for Basic Cancer Research Equipment Award."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $1,020, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Olsen, Charlotte S., and Buckwalter, John (Dean of Human Ecology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $85,950, "Kansas Bridges to the Future."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Weiss, Mark L.,Bagladi-Swanson, Mary S. (Clinical Sciences), Renberg, Walter C. (Clinical Sciences), and Roush, James K. (Clinical Sciences), MediVet America, $115,571, "Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Stromal Vascular Fraction Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Bagladi-Swanson, Mary S.,Renberg, Walter C., Roush, James K., and Weiss, Mark L. (Anatomy and Physiology), MediVet America, "Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Stromal Vascular Fraction Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis."

Renberg, Walter C.,Bagladi-Swanson, Mary S., Roush, James K., and Weiss, Mark L. (Anatomy and Physiology), MediVet America, $12,841, "Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Stromal Vascular Fraction Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis."

Roush, James K.,Bagladi-Swanson, Mary S., Renberg, Walter C., and Weiss, Mark L. (Anatomy and Physiology), MediVet America, "Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Stromal Vascular Fraction Treatment of Canine Atopic Dermatitis."

Rush, Bonnie R., Maddie's Fund, $6,000, "Maddie's Shelter Medicine Externship."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Bartle, Steven J.,Hagenmaier, Jacob A., Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Merck & Company, Inc., "Blood Parameter Comparison of Slow-Moving and Non-Ambulatory Finished Cattle to Normal Cohorts in Harvest Facilities to Aid in Characterizing Fatigued Cattle Syndrom (FCS)."

Hagenmaier, Jacob A.,Bartle, Steven J., Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Merck & Company, Inc., "Blood Parameter Comparison of Slow-Moving and Non-Ambulatory Finished Cattle to Normal Cohorts in Harvest Facilities to Aid in Characterizing Fatigued Cattle Syndrom (FCS)."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Chang, Kyeong-Ok,Hesse, Richard, and Kim, Yunjeong, Merck & Company, Inc., $114,750, "Memorandum of Agreement: Characterization of Novel Vaccine Candidates of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus: Determination of Safety and Immune Responses in Neonatal Pigs."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Advanced Ag Products, "Determining the Impact of By-O-Reg+ in Diets with and without Feed Grade Antibiotic on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goncalves, Marcio A., Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of AminoGut and Diet Formulation on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goncalves, Marcio A., Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Valine:Lysine Ratio in Low Crude Protein and Low Lysine Diets on the Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs from 60 to 95 lbs and influence of Low Crude Protein Diets for Pigs from 240 to 280 lbs."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Church & Dwight Co., Inc., "Effects of Increasing Fermentation on Growth Performance of Weaning Pigs."

Dritz, Steven S.,Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Utilizing Feed Sequencing as a Biosecurity Intervention for Preventing PEDV Cross Contamination in the Feed Manufacturing Process."

Dryden, Michael W., Intervet, Inc., $104,333, "Evaluation of Fluralaner (Bravecto: Merck) to Control Flea Populations on Naturally Infested Dogs in Private Residences in Tampa, FL 2015."

Goncalves, Marcio A.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S., Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of AminoGut and Diet Formulation on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Goncalves, Marcio A.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S., Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Determining the Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Valine:Lysine Ratio in Low Crude Protein and Low Lysine Diets on the Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs from 60 to 95 lbs and influence of Low Crude Protein Diets for Pigs from 240 to 280 lbs."

Haley, Nicholas J., and Richt, Juergen, North Amercian Deer Farmers Association, $65,790, "Antemortem Surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease in Farmed Cervids by Real Time Quaking-induced Conversion."

Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $375,000, "Bacterial Effectors Targeting the IKK/NF-kB Pathway."

Hesse, Richard,Chang, Kyeong-Ok, and Kim, Yunjeong, Merck & Company, Inc., "Memorandum of Agreement: Characterization of Novel Vaccine Candidates of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus: Determination of Safety and Immune Responses in Neonatal Pigs."

Kim, Yunjeong,Chang, Kyeong-Ok, and Hesse, Richard, Merck & Company, Inc., "Memorandum of Agreement: Characterization of Novel Vaccine Candidates of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus: Determination of Safety and Immune Responses in Neonatal Pigs."

Ma, Wenjun, and Richt, Juergen, US Department of Health and Human Services, "Protection of Pigs from Influenza Virus Challenge by Stalk-reactive Antibodies: A Proof of Concept."

Richt, Juergen, and Haley, Nicholas J., North Amercian Deer Farmers Association, "Antemortem Surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease in Farmed Cervids by Real Time Quaking-induced Conversion."

Richt, Juergen, and Ma, Wenjun, US Department of Health and Human Services, $399,005, "Protection of Pigs from Influenza Virus Challenge by Stalk-reactive Antibodies: A Proof of Concept."

Thomson, Daniel U.,Bartle, Steven J. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Hagenmaier, Jacob A. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), and Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Merck & Company, Inc., $43,291, "Blood Parameter Comparison of Slow-Moving and Non-Ambulatory Finished Cattle to Normal Cohorts in Harvest Facilities to Aid in Characterizing Fatigued Cattle Syndrom (FCS)."

Vanlandingham, Dana L., and Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), Cerus Corporation, $155,000, "Inactivation of Chikungunya Virus in red Blood Cells."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $71,547, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

AGRONOMY
Shoup, Douglas E.,Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi-Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Nwadike, Londa S., Kansas Health Foundation, $22,990, "Improving the Safety of Home Preserved Foods in Kansas."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Keatley, Sarah L.,Stone, Barbara J., and Wiebers, Justin A., Monsanto Company, "Kansas Ag Innovators Experience."

Stone, Barbara J.,Keatley, Sarah L., and Wiebers, Justin A., Monsanto Company, $25,000, "Kansas Ag Innovators Experience."

Wiebers, Justin A.,Keatley, Sarah L., and Stone, Barbara J., Monsanto Company, "Kansas Ag Innovators Experience."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $98,899, "Rangeland Management Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative Site Specific Agreement with Pheasants Forever."

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Haag, Lucas A.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O Brien, Daniel M., Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

O Brien, Daniel M.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas A., Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Higgs, Stephen, and Vanlandingham, Dana L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cerus Corporation, "Inactivation of Chikungunya Virus in red Blood Cells."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Bosco, Pat J., Kansas Department for Children and Families, $313,746, "Early Childhood Workforce Development Grant."

UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES
Mailey, Chaz D., City of Manhattan, KS, $34,713, "Youth Oriented Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS
Bosco, Pat J., Kansas Department for Children and Families, "Early Childhood Workforce Development Grant."