USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is accepting applications for the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) for Fiscal Year 2021. This program offers approximately $25 million to support projects that solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research, education, and extension. The purpose of this program is to fund high priority integrated projects that will enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high-quality organic agricultural products. Priority concerns include biological, physical, and social sciences, including economics. Eligible applicants include institutions of higher education, private organizations and corporations, and individuals.
The application deadline is January 14, 2021.