Federal – Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

Federal – Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

Grants for Farms

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USDA funding for university and Extension research on a range of topics, including research on the profitability of small and medium-sized family farms, including their potential role in building local and regional systems.

NIFA provides AFRI grants to support research, education and extension activities in six Farm Bill priority areas:

  • Plant Health and Production and Plant Products;
  • Animal Health and Production and Animal Products;
  • Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health;
  • Bioenergy, Natural resources, and Environment;
  • Agriculture Systems and Technology;
  • and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities.


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