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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 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

Aug 302022


NIFA Nutrition Security Webinar Series: The Development of New Measures to Complement the U.S. Household Food Security Survey Module

On Tuesday, August 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT, Dr. Eric Calloway will explain that while the definition of food security… View Event

Aug 312022


Application Deadline: Bioproduct Pilot Program

The Bioproduct Pilot Program seeks to study the benefits of using materials derived from covered agricultural… View Event

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