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

Apr 29
03:00 - 04:00 pm EDT
Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance Webinar: New Beginning for Tribal Students Grant

USDA NIFA staff will host a technical assistance webinar on April 29, 2024 at 3 p.m. EDT to discuss the New Beginning for Tribal Students Grant Program request for applications, and answer questions following the presentation.New…
May 02
12:00 - 01:30 pm EDT
Technical Assistance

Demystifying the Panel Review Process for Grant Funding

Have you ever wondered how funding decisions are made? Do you have questions about serving on a Peer Review Panel and helping to make funding decision? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” register to attend…
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