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Our Mission

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provides leadership and funding for programs that advance agriculture-related sciences. We invest in and support initiatives that ensure the long-term viability of agriculture. NIFA applies an integrated approach to ensure that groundbreaking discoveries in agriculture-related sciences and technologies reach the people who can put them into practice.

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Upcoming Events

Explore upcoming NIFA events, including webinars, listening sessions, and notices of grant application deadlines. Click on the title to read more details or register.

Jun 08 2023

Technical Assistance

Research Facilities Act Program RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

NIFA staff for the Research Facilities Act Program (RFAP) will host a webinar for applicants interested in applying to… View Event

Jun 08 2023


Application Deadline: National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program Funding Opportunity

This grant program supports: (1) training students for master's and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural and natural… View Event

Jun 12 2023


Aquaculture Stakeholder Listening Session: Research and Extension in support of Tribal Aquaculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Aquaculture National Program 106… View Event

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