AFRI Deadlines

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative has numerous program area priorities in the three Requests for Applications (RFAs) for fiscal year 2018. Each program area priority has its own deadline(s). Information about the program area priority including program contacts, types of projects allowed, and more will be found in Part I, C of each RFA.

Program Area Priority (Program Code) from FY 2018 Letter of Intent
(LOI) Deadline
Agricultural Biosecurity Coordination Network (A1181) 7/24/2018 9/27/2018
Agricultural Engineering (A1521) no LOI 7/27/2018
Agricultural Microbiomes in Plant Systems and Natural Resources (A1402) 7/18/2018 9/26/2018
Animal Health and Disease (A1221) no LOI 7/26/2018
Animal Nutrition, Growth and Lactation (A1231) no LOI 7/26/2018
Animal Reproduction (A1211) no LOI 7/26/2018
Animal Well-Being (A1251) no LOI 7/26/2018
Bioenergy and Biobased Product Feedstock Logistics (A1414) no LOI 8/1/2018
Bioprocessing and Bioengineering (A1531) no LOI 7/27/2018
Center for Behavioral and Experimental Economics for Agri-Environmental and Risk Management Policy Research (A1653) no LOI 9/13/2018
Critical Agricultural Research and Extension (CARE) (A1701) 7/25/2018 10/22/2018
Economic Implications and Applications of Big Data in Food and Agriculture (A1643) no LOI 8/30/2018
Economics, Markets and Trade (A1641) no LOI 8/30/2018
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (A1651) no LOI 9/13/2018
Exploratory Research (program code provided after review of Letter of Intent) accepted anytime 60 days
from date
of notification
Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools (FACT) (A1541) 7/25/2018 10/31/2018
Food Manufacturing Technologies (A1363) no LOI 7/25/2018
Foundational Knowledge of Agricultural Production Systems (A1102) no LOI 8/9/2018
Function and Efficacy of Nutrients (A1341) no LOI 8/9/2018
Improving Food Quality (A1361) no LOI 7/31/2018
Improving Food Safety (A1331) no LOI 8/1/2018
Innovation for Rural Entrepreneurs and Communities (A1661) no LOI 7/31/2018
Nanotechnology for Agricultural and Food Systems (A1511) no LOI 8/9/2018
Networks for Synthesis, Data Sharing, and Management (A1490) no LOI 8/8/2018
Pests and Beneficial Species in Agricultural Production Systems (A1112) no LOI 8/14/2018
Physiology of Agricultural Plants (A1152) no LOI 7/25/2018
Plant Breeding for Agricultural Production (A1141) no LOI 7/25/2018
Pollinator Health: Research and Application (A1113) no LOI 9/6/2018
Postdoctoral Fellowships (A7201) no LOI 7/19/2018
Predoctoral Fellowships (A7101) no LOI 7/19/2018
Professional Development for Secondary School Teachers and Educational Professionals (PD-STEP) (A7501) no LOI 7/11/2018
Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) (A7401) no LOI 6/28/2018
Small and Medium-Sized Farms (A1601) no LOI 8/23/2018
Social Implications of Food and Agricultural Technologies (A1642) no LOI 9/27/2018
Sustainable Agricultural Systems (A9201) 6/27/2018 10/10/2018
Sustainable Agroecosystems: Functions, Processes and Management (A1401) no LOI 8/1/2018
Tools and Resources - Animal Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (A1201) no LOI 7/26/2018
Tools and Resources - Immune Reagents for Agricultural Animals (A1223) no LOI 7/26/2018
Understanding Antimicrobial Resistance (A1362) no LOI 7/25/2018
Valuing Environmental Benefits from Natural Resource Conservation Programs (A1654) no LOI 9/13/2018