Programs

NIFA programs are the mechanism by which we pursue our mission to invest in and advance agricultural research, education, and extension to solve societal challenges. Some programs administer funding and offer leadership while others focus on national leadership and collaboration. For more information on a particular program, use the site’s search tool.

Animal Reproduction

NIFA provides funding for basic and applied research in animal reproduction, and supports extension and education programs that transfer new science-based knowledge to the field and classroom.

Aquaculture

NIFA provides leadership and funding for aquaculture research, technology development, and extension education to help meet increasing global seafood demand, leading to improved health, vibrant economies, and food security.

Biotechnology Programs

NIFA funds research, education, and extension activities that address the benefits, utilization, and risks of biotechnology.