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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 232023


GusNIP Produce Prescription RFA Webinar - Insular Areas

NIFA staff for the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) will host two webinars for applicants interested… View Event

Mar 242023

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance Q&A Webinar: Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program

Description: Join NIFA staff on March 24, 2023, at 2:00 pm ET (1:00 pm CT) for a RFA technical assistance Q&A… View Event

Mar 282023

Technical Assistance

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) Technical Assistance RFA Q/A Session

As a follow-up to the formal Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) Technical RFA Webinar on March 8… View Event

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