Microbiome Research Request for Information

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is requesting information regarding microbiome research by June 15, 2015.

SCRI Seeks Industry Relevance Reviewers

Relevance Reviewers Needed for Specialty Crop Research Initiative

FY16 President's Budget

The President's budget for fiscal year 2016 proposes funding in the amount of $450 million for NIFA that will support many high-priority issues.

National Strategic Plan for Aquaculture Research

National Strategic Plan for Federal Aquaculture Research

Breeding plants for local tastes and conditions

These plant breeding projects draw on the resources and expertise of growers, private sector plant breeders, germplasm conservators, and many other stakeholders to improve crop performance in organic systems.

NIFA Director encourages participation in "Safety Stand-Down"

USDA encourages all state, public, university or private laboratories with which we partner to participate in a Safety Stand Down period. Promoting safe and secure practices in laboratory facilities protects workers and the public, and prevents potential damage to plant and animal health.