USDA-NIFA-AFRI, Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area
Deadline for Full Applications: June 28, 2017
The Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area Program (SBEBP) is soliciting applications in the following priority areas:
1) Lignin or nano-cellulosic co-products from biomass feedstocks
2) Biomass feedstock genetic development and evaluation
USDA-NIFA-AFRI, Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate Challenge Area
Deadline for Full Applications: July 13, 2017
The AFRI Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate Challenge Area supports activities that enable the nation’s agriculture and forest lands to adapt to current and future climate conditions, maintain or increase production, efficiently use soil and water resources, and improve soil, water and air conditions. Research results from this challenge area will lead to improved management systems and crop varieties that consider the risks associated with a more variable environment. Another long-term outcome of this challenge area is reducing the environmental impact while maintaining a productive food, feed, fiber, and fuel system.
USDA-NIFA-AFRI, FY17 Foundational Program
Deadline for Full Applications: varies by program area, June 8, 2017 – June 28, 2017
The AFRI Foundational Program supports grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. There are specific program area priorities identified within each program area.
The six program 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
- Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities
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