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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems RFA

Applications to the FY 2019 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 within the next 25 years. NIFA … Continue reading

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Plan of Work and REEport Integration Update

NIFA deployed the most recent release to the Institutional Profile on March 22, 2019. The enhancements provide the necessary functionality to support the 2020 Plan of Work (POW) reporting process. The release provides two key features particularly relevant to our partners’ … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Receipt of 136 Expressions of Interest in Hosting ERS & NIFA

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has received 136 expressions of interest from parties in 35 states interested in becoming the new homes of the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the … Continue reading

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Two North Central Institutions Awarded IPM Grants from NIFA

Congratulations are in order for two institutions within our north central region. This month, NIFA issued its round of grant awards that not only includes funding for the North Central IPM Center, but to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Michigan … Continue reading

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National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking stakeholder feedback

As the primary extramural funding agency within USDA, The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking stakeholder feedback to inform the research, extension and education priorities of NIFA. We are attempting to ensure that we reach a broad spectrum … Continue reading

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Comments still being accepted for speciality crop listening session

Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015 Written comments by attendees and other interested stakeholders will be welcomed as additional public input through Dec 21, 2015. All verbal and written statements will become part of the official public record of The National Agricultural Research, … Continue reading

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USDA Awards $113 Million to support specialty crop production, grow opportunities for rural communities

USDA Awards $113 Million to Support Specialty Crop Production, Grow Opportunities for Rural Communities  WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today awarded more than $113 million in program grants to support farmers growing fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, and … Continue reading

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