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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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May 242022


Information Webinar on Climate Focused Programs

Rapidly changing climate is one of the most pressing issues facing farmers, ranchers, landowners, households, and… View Event

May 262022


Application Deadline: Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program

Within the states and territories, the Cooperative Extension System has repeatedly served as the trusted community… View Event

May 262022


Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) Produce Prescription RFA Webinar

Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) brings together stakeholders from various parts of the food and… View Event

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