Menu Alfalfa Checkoff Project Objectives
NAFA's U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative (USAFRI), better known as the Alfalfa Checkoff, has funded 14 research projects in just its first year of existence. The program is energizing alfalfa research across the country, demonstrating the high demand for alfalfa-related research funding. Funded proposals cover a wide range of topics intended to drive innovation and profitability in the alfalfa industry, as well as a broad geographic area - from Georgia to Washington and from California to Michigan. Please click the following links for more information regarding funded projects.
Award amounts subject to change, dependent on actual checkoff received.
    2022 2nd Round (funded February 2022)
    2022 1st Round (funded August 2022)
    2021 1st Round (funded July 2021)
    2020 2nd Round (funded February 2021)
    2020 1st Round (funded August 2020)
2019 2nd Round (funded January 2020)
    2019 1st Round (funded July 2019)
    2018 2nd Round (funded January 2019)
    2018 1st Round (funded September 2018)
    2017 2nd Round (funded June 2018)

    2017 1st Round (funded July 2017)