Frequently Asked Questions for the NSF/USDA-NIFA Joint Solicitation Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems

Frequently Asked Questions for the NSF/USDA-NIFA Joint Solicitation: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems

Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools Initiative FAQ

These are some Frequently Asked Questions about the Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools Initiative within the AFRI Foundational and Applied Science program.

4-H Name and Emblem Checklists

In making authorization decisions regarding the use of the 4-H Name and Emblem, 4-H National Headquarters uses a checklist as one of the primary decision tools.

Veterinary Services Grant Program Fact Sheet

The Agricultural Act of 2014 authorized the establishment of the Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP; Veterinary Services Grant Program) as a companion to the Veterinary Medical Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP; Veterinary Medical Loan Repayment Program) to incentivize service in veterinarian shortage situations. VSGP expands on the educational loan repayments offered under the VMLRP by offering competitive grant funding to bolster national food supply veterinary capacity and infrastructure needs.

4-H Healthy Living Resources

​Providing developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that promote optimal physical, social, and emotional well-being for youth and their families is critical to reversing the rising issues of obesity, diabetes, and other childhood diseases and issues that plague our country. This series of fact sheets provide a context for 4-H's work in healthy living.

Measures to Minimize Swine Influenza Transmission

Influenza can spread wherever animals or people congregate, and agricultural fairs are no exception. These resources identify ways that fair management and fair exhibitors can keep both humans and animals healthy and safe during these popular public events.

Office of Information Technology Factsheet

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for information technology applications, operations, policy, and training.

Grants Overview

NIFA provides resources that may be helpful tools in obtaining a basic understanding of grants and cooperative agreements. The information provided in this resource may be of particular interest to those that do not have Federal financial assistance experience.

Division of Youth and 4-H

The Division of Youth and 4-H (DY4-H) strengthens and promotes healthy youth development to give young people the capacity to act as responsible citizens and agents of community change. By understanding the complex experiences that youth face and promoting high quality youth leadership development, DY4-H helps youth meet the challenges of adolescence and transition to adulthood.

4-H Youth Development Program

4-H offers a youth development experience for youth ages 5-19. 4-H encourages youth to reach their full potential through working and learning in partnership with caring adults.