University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources leads soil health, nutrient management, and water quality efforts in a rigorous 5-year study to develop environmentally sustainable agricultural systems in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.
Only a fraction of conventional row crop farmers grow cover crops after harvest, but a new global analysis from the University of Illinois shows the practice can boost soil microbial abundance by 27 percent.
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the FY19 U.S.-Ireland Research and Development Call in Agriculture
2020 VMLRP external peer review panel - roles of reviewers 1,2, and 3.
A diet including daily avocado consumption improves the ability to focus attention in adults whose measurements of height and weight are categorized as overweight or obese, a new randomized control trial found.
The FAQs found in this resource are intended to provide 1862 and 1890 land-grant university (LGU) partners with information relating to the POW and REEport Integration project.
Due to the disruptions arising from the national response to COVID-19, NIFA is extending the following deadlines. NIFA will continue to monitor the situation and post updates to this guidance on our web site.
Conserving natural habitat around strawberry fields can help protect growers’ yields, their bottom line and the environment with no detectable threat to food safety, indicates a study led by the University of California, Davis.
VMLRP Recommendation Form (NIFA-08-10)
VMLRP Loan Information Form (NIFA-04-10)