Michael R. Schläppi, a researcher at Marquette University, Wisconsin, has determined that certain rice varieties are suitable for cultivation in a cold climate such as Wisconsin's.
Ensuring the long-term sustainability of U.S. agriculture requires introducing agricultural education to young people.
The Reporting Web Conference Series (RWC) is a bi-monthly series run by the NIFA Planning Accountability and Reporting Staff (PARS) which seeks to foster consistent, quality communication between NIFA leadership and its partners, including the Land-Grant University system.
Calhoun County Extension agents consider safe routes to rescue livestock in flooded portions of Calhoun County, Mississippi.
The Fiscal Year 2019 Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA) webinar was held on Tuesday, March 5 to provide potential applications with pertinent information ahead of the FY19 application deadline on April 16, 2019.
Core competencies were developed for use by both SNAP-Ed and EFNEP Coordinators. The nutrition program coordinator core competencies identify skill sets needed to be a successful state program coordinator. These competencies were developed to help state coordinators identify current strengths and areas for future professional development. The paraprofessional core competencies identify skill sets needed to be a successful paraprofessional nutrition educator. These competencies were developed to guide state coordinators and program supervisors in hiring, training, and performance management decisions.
Information related to NIFA's FY 2019 Budget.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture requests applications for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 to repay qualified educational loans for eligible veterinarians in exchange for veterinary services in designated shortage situations.
Understanding safe pesticide use is critical in the protection of pesticide handlers, not just during the mixing, loading, and application of chemicals, but also to any residues in their clothing after application.
The University of Hawaii's Alyssa Cho showed that pruning the canopy in macadamia orchards reduces populations of a key pest, felted coccid, by half.