Grants for Agricultural Research_Competitive Research Grants

To support research, education and extension grants that address key problems of national, regional and multistate importance in sustaining all components of agriculture (farming, ranching, forestry, aquaculture, rural communities, human nutrition and obesity, food and fiber processing, etc.) Providing
this support to US agriculture requires that the NRI advance fundamental.

Building on these discoveries will necessitate new efforts in education and extension that deliver science-based knowledge to people, allowing them to make informed practical decisions.

All grants are awarded on a competitive basis.
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Examples of Funded Projects

Influence of the Amounts of Dietary Fat on the Absorbance of Plant Carotenes, Integrating Ecology and Economics for Managed Forest Landscapes, Smart Combination of Heating Modes for Improved Quality, Speed and Safety of Food Processing, RNA Dependent RNA Polymerases in Plant Antiviral Defense and Gene Silencing, Lympohpineal Interactions in the Chicken.

Abstracts of all funded projects are available on the program web site

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.

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