The Nutrition and Health Committee for Planning and Guidance, formed in 2008, works with NIFA national program leaders (NPL) to strategically position extension programs for the future. Committee members represent all regions of the country and are from the 1862 and 1890 land-grant institutions. The Nutrition and Health Committee for Planning and Guidance resources are provided below for historical record-keeping.
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Many kids gaze up into the night’s sky and dream of touching the stars. Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station, turned that dream into reality.
On Oct. 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) convened a summit to identify the frontiers and future of data in agriculture and build on existing U.S. government-wide efforts and investments in big data.
Providing affordable, healthy food options in food deserts