The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) have issued 27 research project awards, totaling more than $18 million, to support research into the relationships between plants, microbes, and other organisms in their environment.

NSF has issued a funding opportunity (NSF 17-551) to support this research. The next submission deadline is September 1. Please contact Research and Sponsored Programs if you have any questions about this program or are interested in submitting a proposal.