The Plan of Work (POW) tool enables NIFA to carry out requisites of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (AREERA) and the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, which are the funding authorities for Extension and Research activities.


The Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP), is a secure, web-based electronic payment and information system that allows federal agencies to administer funds.

Peer Review System

The Peer Review System (PRS) collects grant proposals reviews from invited panelists (reviewers).


REEport collects technical and financial data about projects NIFA has funded and allows grantees to report significant accomplishments and impacts of their research, extension, and education work.

WebNEERS: Planning, Evaluation, and Reporting

The Web-Based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System (WebNEERS) supports planning, evaluation, and reporting of processes, outcomes, and impacts of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and other nutrition education programs.


The Research, Education, and Economics Information System (REEIS) provides information on NIFA’s research, education, and extension programs as well as those of other USDA partner organizations.


The Leadership Management Dashboard (LMD) is a NIFA reporting tool that allows users to access financial and budget information on the agency’s programs


The Current Research Information System (CRIS) provides data and reports on NIFA’s research, education and extension activities.


Interagency Edison (iEdison) helps government grantees and contractors comply with the Bayh-Dole Act, which requires that government funded inventions be reported to the federal agency that provided the funding.