Agricultural Research - Basic and Applied Research


Agency - Department of Agriculture

Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

Office - See the Agricultural Research Service Regional Offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Travis Weeks Farms, Inc. $ 15,000   2019-09-012024-08-31
Regents Of The University Of Idaho $ 99,948   2020-08-012023-10-31
Washington State University $ 97,011   2020-08-012022-10-31
Washington State University $ 93,159   2020-08-012022-10-31
Institut National De Recherche Pour L'agriculture L'alimentation Et L'environnement $ 11,434   2017-07-132022-07-12
Minorities In Agriculture, Natural Resources, And Related Sciences $ 15,900   2017-03-072022-03-06
University Of Florida $ 500,000   2018-12-012021-11-30
University Of Arkansas System $ 26,155   2020-09-012021-10-31
Oregon State University $ 17,709   2020-08-012021-10-31
Oregon State University $ 30,246   2020-08-012021-10-31



Program Accomplishments

None.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Research is conducted that is in cooperation with and is correlated with the Agricultural Research Service's in-house research programs and projects.

Limited discretionary research funds are periodically made available.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Usually nonprofit institutions of higher education or other nonprofit research organizations, whose primary purpose is conducting scientific research.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Usually nonprofit institutions of higher education or other nonprofit research organizations, whose primary purpose is conducting scientific research.

Credentials/Documentation

None.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Standard application forms are not used.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Interested parties are urged to submit proposals.

Application Procedures

Letters should be submitted to the Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture. Give name of applicants, location of facilities, and State of incorporation, if any.

Award Procedures

A peer review panel considers each proposal, evaluates the qualifications of applicants in line with research to be undertaken and determines priority for final negotiations of the grant.

Deadlines

None.

Authorization

7 U.S.C. 427, 427i and 1624; 7 U.S.C. 3318.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

None.

Appeals