Factsheets

Current BFRDP Educational Enhancement Projects

The long-term goals of the Educational Enhancement Projects (EEP) are to identify gaps in beginning farmer and rancher training by evaluating all existing programs and to develop and conduct train-the-trainer projects to address these gaps. Three 2014-2015 EEP address land access, women beginning farmers, and immigrant and refugee beginning farmers.

USDA Awards More Than $1 Million to Support Alfalfa, Seed Research

USDA Awards More Than $1 Million to Support Alfalfa, Seed Research

Centers of Excellence Factsheet

The Agricultural Act of 2014 requires the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to identify centers of excellence for food and agricultural research, education, and extension. Applicants who meet the requirements of competitive grant funding opportunities are eligible to apply for center of excellence consideration as part of their grant application. If it is determined that the application meets centers of excellence criteria, the application receives priority consideration during the peer review process.

AFRI 2009 Annual Synopsis

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2009 Annual Synopsis provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

AFRI 2010 Annual Synopsis

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2010 Annual Synopsis provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

AFRI 2011 Annual Synopsis

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2011 Annual Synopsis provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

AFRI 2012 Annual Synopsis

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2012 Annual Synopsis provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

Commodity Boards Fact Sheet

Under the 2014 Farm Bill, eligible national and state commodity boards can propose topics for research

Centers of Excellence Frequently Asked Questions

Centers of Excellence Frequently Asked Questions

Data Gateway

Data Gateway is NIFA’s one portal approach to improve transparency and access to NIFA’s grants portfolio.