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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Foundational and Applied Science

Letter of Intent Deadline:                                               Minimum of 195 days before the conference begins;

Proposal Due Date:                                                           July 29, 2021

Expected Number of Awards:                                        500

Estimated Total Program Funding:                              $290,000,000

Award Ceiling:                                                                    $15,000,000

Award Floor:                                                                      

Funding Opportunity Number:                                      USDA-NIFA-AFRI-007692

The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited in this Request for Applications (RFA). See Foundational and Applied Science RFA for specific details.