Table 4

AFRI 2015 Annual Review

Table 4. Funding by Program

AFRI Program

Number of Applications

Number of Awards

Fiscal Year 2015 Funding

Foundational Programs

Plant Health and Production and Plant Products

Biology of Agricultural Plants

139

23

$8,242,198

Insects and Nematodes

97

18

5,477,377

Understanding Plant-Associated Microorganisms

99

14

5,632,890

Controlling Weedy and Invasive Plants

34

10

3,930,882

Plant Breeding for Agricultural Production

62

14

3,850,339

Plant Photosynthetic Efficiency and Nutrient Utilization

42

7

2,885,606

Animal Health and Production and Animal Products

 

 

 

Animal Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics

31

4

1,575,014

Animal Reproduction

62

15

4,584,785

Animal Health and Disease

166

30

11,439,625

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

2

2

2,120,354

Tools and Resources - Veterinary Immune Reagents

3

1

495,001

Improved Nutritional Performance, Growth, and Lactation of Animals

89

13

6,181,136

Dual Use of Animals for Dual Benefit

5

4

5,700,000

Animal Well-Being

17

3

1,500,000

Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health

 

 

 

Improving Food Safety

91

15

4,914,990

Function and Efficacy of Nutrients

68

12

4,879,301

Improving Food Quality

87

17

4,819,821

Food Specific Molecular Profiles and Biomarkers of Food and Nutrient Intake, and Dietary Exposure

1

0

0

Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment

 

 

 

Microbial Communities in Soil

58

17

7,080,736

Agro-Ecosystem Management

71

17

6,350,613

Agriculture Systems and Technology

 

 

 

Nanotechnology for Agricultural and Food Systems

111

13

5,158,675

Agricultural Engineering

104

13

5,547,257

National Robotics Initiative

3

3

2,963,970

Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities

 

 

 

Small and Medium-Sized Farms

31

10

4,729,793

Markets and Trade

52

11

4,778,502

Environment

27

7

3,045,599

Innovation for Rural Entrepreneurs and Communities

39

8

3,107,512

Critical Agricultural Research and Extension (CARE) Program

 

 

 

CARE

39

7

977,673

Exploratory Program

 

 

 

Exploratory Research

157

19

1,891,624

Challenge Areas

 

 

 

Childhood Obesity Prevention

 

 

 

Integrated Research, Education, and Extension to Prevent Childhood Obesity

66

28

15,750,187

Extension Interventions to Prevent Childhood Obesity 16 3 2,543,306

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

7

2

2,000,000

Climate Change

 

 

 

Regional Approaches to Climate Change

5

2

3,937,025

Climate and Microbial processes in Agroecosystems

25

6

3,884,080

Climate Resilient Land Use for Agriculture and Forestry

36

2

855,000

Climate Synthesis and Assessment

1

1

324,000

Interagency Climate Change

5

5

4,999,895

National Cereal Germplasm Phenotyping

1

0

0

Impacts of Climate Change on Animal Health and Production

1

0

0

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Agriculture

13

0

0

Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy

2

0

0

Food Safety

 

 

 

Prevention, Detection, and Control of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) from Pre-Harvest through Consumption in Beef Products

1

1

4,999,943

Prevention, Detection, and Control of Food-borne Viruses in Food: A Focus on Noroviruses

1

1

4,850,600

Enhancing Food Safety Through Improved Processing Technologies

20

6

5,147,958

Effective Mitigation Strategies for Antimicrobial Resistance

41

9

5,677,192

Prevention and Control of Salmonella and Campylobacter in Poultry Flocks and Poultry Products, Including Eggs

4

0

0

Global Food Security

 

 

 

Translational Genomics for Improved Fertility of Animals

4

3

1,675,020

Translational Genomics for Disease Resistance in Animals

3

3

1,798,601

Extension-Driven Disease Prevention and Control in Animals

2

2

1,193,046

Minimizing Diseases due to Fungal Pathosystems

4

3

3,241,666

Management of Arthropod - or Nematode - Vectored Plant Pathogens

3

2

1,425,000

Improved Sustainable Food Systems to Reduce Hunger and Food Insecurity Domestically and Globally

11

7

4,892,468

Mitigating Crop and Livestock Losses

3

3

3,077,500

Minimizing Losses from Pests and Diseases of Livestock

2

2

2,922,500

Agricultural Production Systems 

62

6

11,804,199

Breeding and Genomics 41 5 4,180,000

National Strategy for Sustainable Production

12

3

590,000

Improving Sustainability by Improving Feed Efficiency of Animals

3

0

0

Minimizing Losses from Dairy Diseases with Major Impact on Production, Marketing, and/or Trade

1

0

0

Oomycete Pathosystems in Crop Plants to Minimize Disease

2

0

0

Program Delivery and Implementation of Wide-Area Pest Monitoring

1

0

0

Sustainable Bioenergy

 

 

 

Development and Sustainable Production of Regionally Appropriate Biomass Feedstocks

7

7

30,549,000

National Loblolly Pine Genome Sequencing

1

1

2,925,000

Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy

2

2

2,000,000

Investing in America's Scientific Corps: Stimulating a New Era of Students and Faculty in Bioenergy

2

0

0

Water for Agriculture

 

 

 

Water for Agriculture

34

10

12,012,730

Understanding Decisions and Behaviors Connected with Agriculture and Post-Harvest Processing Industry Water Use

22

2

971,385

Understanding the Human Health Impacts to Exposure from Non-Traditional Water Used in Agriculture

19

4

1,469,885

Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative (ELI)

 

 

 

Predoctoral Fellowships

105

40

2,914,206

Postdoctoral Fellowships

186

55

8,029,033

Undergraduate Research and Extension Experiential Learning Fellowships

116

16

4,335,500

Grand Total

2,694

569

$280,747,198