Overview of the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request for NIFA

On Feb. 2, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Dr. John P. Holdren, President Obama’s Science and Technology Advisor and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, announced that the President’s 2017 Budget will invest a total of $700 million for AFRI, the fully authorized funding level established by Congress in the 2008 Farm Bill.  For a statement and blog by Sonny Ramaswamy on the President’s AFRI budget request and a fact sheet, visit http://nifa.usda.gov/afri.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 1:00pm
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
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