National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) Tools for Extension Educators
NIFA funds research on systems approach to design, construction of super-energy efficient (SEE) homes
U.S. homes account for approximately 22% of national energy use and 21% of total carbon dioxide emissions.
USDA takes complaints of discrimination very seriously. As a testament to this, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration has established an Equal Opportunity Accountability Unit.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Division of Family and Consumer Sciences celebrated Older American Month in May 2012.
FY 2014 Distribution of Funds to Eligible State Institutions
The integration of professional wisdom with the best available empirical evidence in making decisions about how to deliver instruction/intervention.
NIFA held web-based listening sessions to solicit stakeholder input to develop a process to set the priorities and scope for the Centers of Excellence.
The new Cooperative Extension National Framework for Health and Wellness is a tool to help Extension systematically address the programmatic area of health and wellness at the individual, community, environmental, and policy levels.
Learn about the rich history of USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) from NIFA Director, Sonny Ramaswamy. NIFA's unique mission is to advance knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, and communities by supporting research, education, and extension programs in the Land-Grant University System and other partner organizations. NIFA doesn't perform actual research, education, and extension but rather helps fund it at the state and local level and provides program leadership in these areas.
2016 NIFA Update Weekly Newsletters