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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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Upcoming Events

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

Jun 12 2023


Aquaculture Stakeholder Listening Session: Research and Extension in support of Tribal Aquaculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Aquaculture National Program 106… View Event

Jun 13 2023


NIFA Food and Nutrition Security Webinar: An Overview of NIFA’s Food Loss and Waste Relevant Funding Opportunities

Dr. Jean Buzby, USDA’s Food Loss and Waste Liaison, will kick off this edition of the NIFA Food and Nutrition Security… View Event

Jun 13 2023


Application Deadline: Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program

The Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program focuses on supporting research projects to improve the efficiency and… View Event

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