United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
03/15/21 5:00 PM ET Receipt
Grants to USA universities and colleges for integrated research in identified priority areas in the organic agriculture industry. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Collaborative projects are encouraged. Projects may include both crop and livestock research.
One of the primary goals and objectives of the ORG program is to address practices and systems particularly associated with organic crops, organic animal production, and organic systems that integrate crop and animal production.
Priority Areas for FY 2021 and 2022: NIFA is soliciting applications for ORG in the following areas (not listed in order of importance):
GrantWatch ID#: 182886
NIFA expects to make a total of approximately ten to eleven awards each FY.
The budgets that applicants provide may not exceed $200,000 per year with the total amount budgeted per award not to exceed $600,000.
ORG anticipates funding standard Integrated Research, Education, and Extension projects with a project period of 2 to 4 years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Dr. Mathieu Ngouajio
National Science Liaison, Plant Systems-Production Division, Institute of Food
Production and Sustainability
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 305-A Whitten Building
12th Street, SW, and Jefferson Drive Washington, DC
Telephone: (202) 570-1915
Dr. Steve Smith
National Program Leader
Animal Systems Division, Institute of Food Production and Sustainability
Telephone: (202) 445-5480
Dr. Neerja Tyagi
Program Specialist, Plant Systems-Production Division, Institute of Food
Production and Sustainability
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