Archive

Archived Content

In an effort to keep nifa.usda.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.

Announcement
Thursday, November 17, 2016

USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced four grants totaling $1.2 million to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. These awards were made through the Aquaculture Research Program authorized by the Competitive, Special, and Facilities Research Grants Act, administered by NIFA.

Announcement
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Nematode resistance in soybean

A NIFA-funded research team led by Dr. Andrew Bent at the University of Wisconsin uncovered the molecular mechanism of a very widely used soybean trait for cyst nematode resistance.