Prospective kiwiberry growers in the Northeast now have a roadmap to help them grow this emerging specialty fruit crop. Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) have produced an online guide that provides in-depth, regionally relevant information.
Research led by a University of Georgia (UGA) scientist reveals that enhancing community connections for service members and their civilian spouses may be an important tool in supporting their mental and physical health.
Researchers found that seedling sorghum expressed significantly more genes involved in natural plant resistance to pests than older sorghum.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 445,000 people died of malaria in 2016—most were young children in sub-Saharan Africa. Penn State’s Matthew Thomas and an international team of researchers have developed an in-home solution aimed at preventing the spread of malaria.
Unconsumed food poses a potential economic burden to society. Recent estimates suggest that 300 million barrels of oil and 25 percent of total freshwater consumed by agriculture was used to produce food that was eventually discarded.
A group of farmers from the U.S. Virgin Islands visited with the West Georgia Farmers’ Cooperative to learn about agricultural cooperatives as part of a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education project.
A team of Texas A&M Agrilife Research scientists is going high tech to fight Wheat curl mite.
It is with great sadness that we note the May 18th passing of Dr. Meryl Broussard. Throughout his over 33 year federal service with USDA/NIFA and predecessor agencies, he demonstrated a sustained commitment to excellence and integrity in the many leadership roles he held.
Webinars presenting guidance on submission of proposals for the Community Foods Competitive Grants Program.
Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP), the eligibility criteria for projects and applicants, and the application forms and associated instructions needed to apply for GusNIP grants and match requirements are available via recorded webinars.