Frequently asked questions about the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA).
Dairy cows that received a short course of anti-inflammatory medication after calving had lower metabolic stress and produced more milk than untreated cows, according to researchers, who say the regimen they tested could be adopted more easily by producers than previously studied treatment strategies.
In order to complete a responsive application for Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Request for Applications, applicants should review the relevant information and application guidance on this page.
Did you know the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provides funding to mitigate the impact of disasters through Cooperative Extension programming? It’s true.
Resources to support 4-H Events
Providing developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that promote optimal physical, social, and emotional well-being for youth and their families is critical to reversing the rising issues of obesity, diabetes, and other childhood diseases and issues that plague our country. This series of fact sheets provide a context for 4-H's work in healthy living.
The organic industry is the fastest growing agricultural segment in the United States, but low soil organic carbon, meager soil fertility and poor soil structure are keeping South Carolina farmers from reaping the benefits of this market.
Through the HSI Education Grants Program, grant activities support the creation, adaptation, and adoption of learning materials and teaching strategies to operationalize what we know about how students learn.
This table of the Fiscal Year 2020/2021 grant categories, program areas, funding levels and award duration is presented to help eligible national and state commodity boards understand the variety of opportunities in the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) program and determine what topics and types of grants they may want to propose for jointly funding with NIFA.
One researcher is in Texas. One is in Nebraska. Together, they are striving to launch the hybridized wheat industry. Hybridization is the cross breeding of two genetically different varieties or species.