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NIFA Investing Over $15 Million in Ag Economics and Rural Communities
NIFA Investing Over $15 Million in Ag Economics and Rural Communities
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced an investment of more than $15 million to support building new and better markets for American ag and rural communities. “These critical research investments support the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of agriculture and rural communities,” said NIFA Director Carrie Castille. “Outcomes ...
NIFA Announces $25M Investment in Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network
NIFA Announces $25M Investment in Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network
On Wednesday, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced $25 million for 50 grants supporting Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network State Department of Agriculture projects. The USDA said long before the pandemic caused an increase in stress around the world, stress-related mental health was already a rising concern across farm communities coast to coast. ...
USDA Announces Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Research
USDA Announces Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Research
Last week, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agricultural research projects. The projects are aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system. The investment comes from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems program. T ...
NIFA Invests $10 Million for Food Safety Outreach, Training and Education
NIFA Invests $10 Million for Food Safety Outreach, Training and Education
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, NIFA, announced this week a $10 million food safety investment. The investment funds 21 grants to develop and implement food safety and Food Safety Modernization Act-related training, education, extension outreach and technical assistance for food processors and farmers with small to mid-size operations. ...

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