The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: 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. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited in this Request for Applications (RFA). See Foundational and Applied Science RFA for specific details.

• Agricultural Microbiomes in Plant Systems and Natural Resources – Letter of Intent required: Letter of Intent Deadline – July 18, 2018
• Agricultural Biosecurity Coordination Network – Letter of Intent required: Letter of Intent Deadline – July 24, 2018
• Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools (FACT) – Letter of Intent required: Letter of Intent Deadline – July 25, 2018
• Critical Agricultural Research and Extension (CARE) – Letter of Intent required: Letter of Intent Deadline – July 25, 2018
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006609
Estimated Total Program Funding: $182,000,000

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