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Nov 292022

Webinar

AFRI Food and Agriculture Non-formal Education Webinar

Join NIFA staff for an information webinar regarding the AFRI Food and Agriculture Non-formal Education program. Major advances in agricultural productivity and rural prosperity in the past have resulted from transformative technologies such as breeding tools and strategies, mechanization and prudent use of agrochemicals. There are several emerging technologies that hold a similar promise. This… View Event

Dec 012022

Technical Assistance

CPPM Applied Research and Development RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

Join NIFA staff for a technical assistance webinar regarding the Crop Protection and Pest Management Applied Research and Development program. The Crop Protection and Pest Management program addresses high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and… View Event

Dec 072022

Meeting

National 4-H Conference Information Session

Join USDA NIFA for a virtual information session to learn more about the 2023 National 4-H Conference, being held in April 2023, including the registration process, schedule and key events, chaperone roles, and travel logistics. For more information about National 4-H Conference, visit our website. Registration is required. Register Now. If you have questions or if you need a reasonable… View Event

Dec 082022

Event

Live FAQ Session: Rapid Response to Extreme Weather Events Across Food and Agriculture Systems

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Rapid Response to Extreme Weather Events Across Food and Agricultural Systems (A1712) program area priority is designed to rapidly identify and implement strategies to protect the nation’s food and agricultural supply chains and the people who support them during and after extreme weather events. We invite interested applicants to learn more… View Event

Dec 082022

Deadline

Application Deadline: Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program RFA

The purpose of the Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is to increase the knowledge of agricultural science and improve the nutritional health of children. The program’s goal is to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering higher levels of community engagement between… View Event

Dec 092022

Technical Assistance

Specialty Crop Research Initiative RFPA Technical Assistance Webinar

NIFA staff will discuss the Specialty Crop Research Initiative Request for Pre-Applications requirements and will provide technical assistance to applicants. The purpose of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and… View Event

Dec 142022

Deadline

Application Deadline: From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals

The primary goal of the From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals Program (NEXTGEN) is to enable 1890 institutions, 1994 institutions, Alaska Native-serving institutions and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions, Hispanic-serving institutions (specifically, the certified Hispanic-serving agricultural colleges and universities (HSACUs… View Event

Dec 312022

Deadline

Application Deadline: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science Program

The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment;… View Event