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NIFA Invests $7.5 Million to Safeguard Animal Welfare (A1251)

The Welfare of Agricultural Animals program area priority within the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Foundational and Applied Science program supports projects that evaluate current production practices; reduce transportation and thermal stress; further understand the effect of the microbiome on animal welfare, and the use of genomics; ethology; and noninvasive methods for welfare assessment.

Total Awards: 13 awards (all awarded) 
Total Funding: $7,479,253 
Program Name: AFRI Welfare of Agricultural Animals (A1251) 
CRIS Link: https://cris.nifa.usda.gov/cgi-bin/starfinder/0?path=fastlink1.txt&id=anon&pass=&search=(GC=A1251)%20AND%20(IY=2023)&format=WEBTITLESG
NPL's: Kamilah Grant and Mark Mirando

2022 Awardees

  • Iowa State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Purdue University (2 awards)
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Wisconsin–River Falls
  • USDA Agricultural Research Service (2 awards)
  • Virginia Tech
Topic
Farm Bill Priority Areas
Animal health and production and animal products
U.S. States and Territories
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Texas
Virginia
Wisconsin

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