Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

From Brett Duryee

Research, education, and extension grants Grants awards to nonprofit agencies working with local farmers and addressing food systems change. Also works directly with farmers.

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Grants awards to nonprofit agencies working with local farmers and addressing food systems change. Also works directly with farmers.

Research, education, and extension grants focused on:

  • Combating childhood obesity
  • Improving rural economies
  • Increasing food production
  • Creating new sources of energy
  • Mitigating the impacts of climate variability
  • Addressing water availability issues
  • Ensuring food safety and security
  • Training the next generation of agricultural workforce

Compilation of targeted healthy food financing resources including grants, loans, and other financial incentives. Examples include:

  • Job creation and retention
  • Public health
  • Small business development
  • Agricultural production

List of opportunities available to farmers and/or organizations that work with farms and food-related businesses, including:

  • Beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers
  • Conservation and environment
  • Credit and crop insurance
  • Food safety
  • Local and regional food systems
  • Organic production
  • Renewable energy
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable and organic research

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