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NIFA to Hold Listening Session About New Grant Program

Learn about the Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program Feb. 14
Nifa Authors
Lori Tyler Gula, Senior Public Affairs Specialist

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will hold a listening session about a funding opportunity in integrated, collaborative poultry research and technology transfer, the Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program. The listening session will be held February 14, from noon to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program is competitive grant program designed to improve the efficiency and sustainability of laying hen and turkey production through integrated, collaborative research and technology transfer. Emphasis may be placed on laying hen and turkey disease prevention, antimicrobial resistance, nutrition, gut health and alternative housing systems under extreme seasonal weather conditions.

Prospective grantees who are interested in this new grant program are encouraged to attend the listening session so that NIFA program staff can receive your input in preparation for release of the Request for Applications.

NIFA is committed to ensuring that its programs and services are accessible to all individuals, including individuals with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this listening session, please contact Kathe Bjork, National Program Leader, Animal Health, at or 816-591-7415 no later than 10 days prior to the event. NIFA Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request. If you need interpretation or translation services, please visit NIFA Language Access Services or contact Lois Tuttle, Equal Opportunity Specialist, at or 443-386-9488 no later than 10 days prior to the event.

Farm Bill Priority Areas
Animal health and production and animal products

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