The DSystems Program is a multi-year; multi-disciplinary program focused on broad agriculture and community systems (up to four years).
Current DSystems Projects
- Balancing Water Quality and Nutrient Management Goals for the Sustainable Intensification of Corn Systems
- Interstate Trade as a Mitigating Factor for the Effects of Climate Change on Illinois Agriculture
The DSynergy Program is one or two-year projects for groups seeking to define how their research and outreach can be integrated across disciplinary boundaries.
Current DSynergy Projects
- Developing a Phosphorus (P) Credit to Support Illinois Farmer Precision Management of P
- Integrating Cover Crops in Grain and Beef Cattle Operations for Soil-Livestock Synergies
- Invasive Plant Species as Risk Factors for Tickborne Disease in Humans and Livestock: A One Health Approach to Sustainable Agricultural Communities
- Leveraging Physiological and Nutritional Factors to Reduce Methane Emission from the Beef Cowherd
- Regional Assessment of Nonpoint Source Phosphorus Loss to the Water Quality, Soils, Sediments and Plant Ecosystem
- Transformative Soil Health Measures for Resilient 21st Century Illinois Agriculture