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Agriculture and Food Research Initaitve (7 U.S.C. 450i(b))

 

Background

 
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative is NIFA’s flagship competitive grants program. It benefits the nation in numerous ways, providing:
  • America’s farmers and foresters with the genomic data and biotechnology tools to expand food and fiber production, processing, and international trade.
  • U.S. healthcare professionals with insight into the relationships between diet and health.
  • Extension specialists and their clients expanded knowledge about water quality to help protect the environment and safeguard our food systems.
  • University educators with the funding to train new generations of food, agriculture, and natural resource scientists.
Fact Sheet 
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Congressional Briefing Highlights Veterinarians in Biomedical Research

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AAVMC Launches 2014-2015 Academy Designed to Develop Leaders in Academic Veterinary Medicine

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Tennessee Dean Jim Thompson Joins AAVMC Board of Directors

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