Science of Positive Youth Development

Connecting youth to positive experiences and environments is a purposeful process. All youth have the room for positive growth and development. This systems approach to positive youth development uses the ecological model of influencers and strength-based supporters to involve and engage every part of the community—schools, homes, community members and others.

History of USDA EPSCoR States

History of USDA Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) States

POW Redesign Informational Guide

A regularly updated guide providing detailed information about the the Plan of Work redesign process.

Advancing U.S. Agriculture Through Global Engagement

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grantees are including international activities as an effective way to help achieve research, education, and extension objectives important to U.S. agriculture. The NIFA-funded projects described here are examples of how U.S. researchers and faculty through international collaborations and activities are achieving results valuable to the U.S. and the world.

SF-425 in ezFedGrants Frequently Asked Questions

Beginning October 1, 2017, all NIFA capacity programs require an SF-425 report to be submitted through the ezFedGrants system.

Meat Traceability Factsheets

These factsheets provide information about meat traceability efforts. This is a publication of the National Whole Chain Traceability Institute. Funding Agency: USDA National Integrated Food Safety Initiative – Project Agreement No. 2011-51110-31044

Time and Effort Reporting - OMB Standards

This Fact Sheet focused on frequent areas of concern around documentation requirements for Compensation - personnel services (time and effort reporting) under OMB Uniform Guidance standards. Updated April 20, 2018.

Produce and Nuts Factsheets

These factsheets provide information about produce and nut food safety.

Seafood Factsheets

These factsheets provide information about seafood food safety.

Foodborne Viruses on Various Foods Factsheets

These instructions provide a guideline to teach consumers about food safety issues related to foodborne viruses on various foods.