July 27, 2020

APHIS announces 2020 open period for Farm Bill Funding opportunities supporting animal disease preparedness and response activities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is seeking project proposals for fiscal year (FY) 2020 funding for the National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program (NADPRP) and the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN). The 2018 Farm Bill provided funding for these programs as part of an overall strategy to help prevent animal pests and diseases from entering the United States and reduce the spread and impact of potential disease incursions through advance planning and preparedness. Proposals must be submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, September 14, 2020. Read more