Programs

NIFA programs are the mechanism by which we pursue our mission to invest in and advance agricultural research, education, and extension to solve societal challenges. Some programs administer funding and offer leadership while others focus on national leadership and collaboration. For more information on a particular program, use the site’s search tool.

Organic Agriculture Program

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture's Organic Agriculture programs cover the entire value-chain of organic products and include both food and non-food products.

Animal Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics

Animal breeding programs are ensuring the availability of nutritious animal protein critical for human development and a growing world population, while reducing our environmental footprint.