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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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Dec 012022

Technical Assistance

CPPM Applied Research and Development RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

Join NIFA staff for a technical assistance webinar regarding the Crop Protection and Pest Management Applied Research… View Event

Dec 072022


National 4-H Conference Information Session

Join USDA NIFA for a virtual information session to learn more about the 2023 National 4-H Conference, being held in… View Event

Dec 082022


Live FAQ Session: Rapid Response to Extreme Weather Events Across Food and Agriculture Systems

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Rapid Response to Extreme Weather Events Across Food and… View Event

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