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Research Facilities Act Program

The purpose of the Research Facilities Act Program (RFAP) is to assist qualifying institutions with the costs related to constructing, purchasing, updating, renovating, or modifying agricultural research buildings to conduct […]

AFRI Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Applications to the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system. NIFA seeks creative and visionary applications that take a systems approach for projects are expected to significantly improve the supply of affordable, safe, […]

AFRI – FAS Food and Human Health (A1343)

NIFA requests proposals that use culturally and contextually appropriate approaches, where applicable, to investigate the interrelationships of foods, or components of foods, and their impact on the gut microbiota to improve human health. Project results should inform precision nutrition or personalized dietary needs particularly for historically underrepresented populations.

AFRI – FAS Welfare of Agricultural Animals (A1251)

Program Area Priority: Evaluation (which should include assessment of animal welfare) of current animal agriculture (including aquaculture) production practices and/or development of new or enhanced management approaches that safeguard both […]

AFRI – FAS Animal Nutrition, Growth and Lactation (A1231)

Program Area Priority: Cellular, molecular, genomic/genetic or whole-animal aspects of nutrition, growth and lactation, especially focusing on: Nutrient utilization and efficiency, this may include influence and impact of the gastrointestinal […]

AFRI – FAS Animal Reproduction (A1211)

Program Area Priority: Cellular, molecular, genomic/genetic or whole-animal aspects of animal reproduction relevant to improving reproductive efficiency or enhancing reproductive management, including mitigating reductions in fertility that are exacerbated by […]

AFRI – FAS Small and Medium-Sized Farms (A1601)

This program area priority focuses on the development and/or adoption of new models to assist agricultural (farm, forest, or ranch) landowner/manager decision making with respect to appropriate scale management strategies and technologies to enhance economic efficiency and sustainability, including the viability and competitiveness of small and medium-sized dairy, poultry, livestock, crop, forestry, aquaculture, and other operations.