The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is requesting information regarding microbiome research by June 15, 2015.
In an effort to keep nifa.usda.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.
NIFA supports the Sustainable Bioenergy Alliance Network of the Rockies to bring together scientists, educators, and extension specialists to work with industry partners to address utilization of insect-killed trees for production of biofuels and biochar.
NIFA-funded projects are developing wheat that has positive health implications.
NIFA Director Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy spoke on April 23, 2015, at the Feeding the Planet Summit hosted by Planet Forward in Washington, DC. He discussed the role of policy for food producers in the future of food and agriculture.