A novel composite film could help to decrease foodborne illness outbreaks, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
The 2018 Farm Bill removed the matching requirements on NIFA competitive grants imposed under the 2014 Farm Bill. The document on this page represents the current and past matching requirements by competitive grant program.
VMLRP Veterinarian Shortage Situation Nomination Form (Form NIFA 2009-0001)(OMB Information Collection Approval No. 0524-0046)
The RNECE longitudinal study included: 1) developing a tool that used retailer grocery purchase data to assess the overall quality of foods families purchased (as opposed to the foods they ate) in terms of ability to promote health; and 2) exploring how well the ASA24, an online diet assessment tool, worked to measure what women with low incomes ate and development of training for paraprofessional nutrition educators on how to use ASA24. See the final report for further details.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking nominations for the NIFA Hall of Fame, which was created at the agency's five-year anniversary.
2019 NIFA Update - Weekly Bulletins
A newly awarded grant from NIFA aims to expand the use of oilseeds and other vegetable oil crops in renewable jet fuel manufacturing.
History of USDA Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) States
FY 2019 and FY 2020 Guidance for Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Reviewers
A study by Oregon State University (OSU) researchers has identified forests that should be preserved for their potential to mitigate climate change.