Virginia Tech researchers discovered that wheat plants "sneezing" off condensation could vastly affect the spread of spore-borne diseases, such as wheat leaf rust.
As Asia and Europe battle African swine fever outbreaks, University of Vermont (UVM) research shows how farmers’ risk attitudes affect the spread of infectious animal diseases and offers a first-of-its kind model for testing disease control and prevention strategies.
Native Americans suffer from the highest rates of food insecurity, poverty, and diet-related disease in the United States. A new study finds that Native American communities could improve their food security with a greater ability to hunt, fish, gather, and preserve their own food.
VMLRP Volunteer Panelist Questionnaire
Bees are essential for most of the fruit and vegetable crops produced in New England. The value of pollination to agriculture is estimated at more than $200 billion a year worldwide. However, the abundance of and diversity of pollinators are declining in landscapes across the United States.
The diversity and availability of pollen foraged by honey bees across urban and suburban areas in the United States varies drastically with the seasons.
Introduction to 4-H Name and Emblem federal regulations and application procedures to become an authorized user of the 4-H Name and Emblem.
A multi-institutional research team led by Penn State University developed Beescape, an online tool to help beekeepers understand what resources and risks bees may encounter when they leave the hive.
Indirect costs (otherwise known as facilities and administration costs) may be limited by legislation under NIFA awards. The following chart is to assist in the understanding of the applicable indirect cost rate under NIFA programs.
This page provides resources for the program areas under the AFRI Food Safety, Nutrition and Health Farm Bill priority.