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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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Mar 302023

Technical Assistance

AFRI FY23 Sustainable Agricultural Systems RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative's Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program area promotes the… View Event

Mar 302023

Technical Assistance

Higher Education Challenge RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

NIFA staff for the Higher Education Challenge (HEC) program will host a webinar for applicants interested in applying… View Event

Mar 302023


Application Deadline: AFRI - EWD - Education and Workforce Development RFA

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next… View Event

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