First NIFA exploratory research grants awarded

First NIFA exploratory research grants awarded

NIFA awards first exploratory research grants for transformative approaches to ag challenges.

THE U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA) announced that it has awarded the first grants made through the inaugural round of funding provided under NIFA's Exploratory Research Grants (ERG) program.

The ERG program provides one-year grants for up to $100,000 for proof-of-concept research in ar

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