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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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Sep 302022


FY 2020 NSF - NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program Request for Applications Deadline

The Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program supports research on the processes that mediate beneficial and antagonistic… View Event

Oct 042022


National 4-H Week Webinar: The History of 4-H

In collaboration with USDA National Agricultural Library (NAL) Special Collections, NIFA will host a webinar on the… View Event

Oct 072022


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

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