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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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Aug 092022

Hispanic-Serving Institution Education Grants Program Webinar

USDA NIFA is inviting the public to join an informational webinar for the Hispanic-Serving Institution Education Grants… View Event

Aug 102022


Preventing Cancer One Bite at a Time: USDA Day of Action, August 10th.

Community Conversations in Support of President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot USDA is supporting the ambitious goal to end… View Event

Aug 292022


Application Deadline: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program funding opportunity

This competitive grants program is intended to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to… View Event

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