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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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Oct 052022

Webinar

AFRI Predoctoral Fellowships Webinar

The Predoctoral Fellowships program area of NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative helps to develop new… View Event

Oct 072022

Deadline

Application Deadline: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program Funding Opportunity

This notice identifies the objectives for Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (CFPCGP) projects,… View Event

Oct 252022

Deadline

Application Deadline: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Phase I

The USDA SBIR/STTR programs focus on transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial… View Event

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