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NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).

'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss

Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.

Produce Life and Quality

Fruits and vegetables are essential components of a healthy diet and can decrease the risk of chronic disease.

Organic Plant Breeding Yields Superior Varieties for Cucurbit Growers

Farmers looking for disease-resistant cucurbits now have more choices thanks to the release of new cucumber and melon varieties by Cornell University.

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Students Engaging the Environment Collaborate to Assess Aquatic Invasive Species

Invasive fish species pose a significant threat to aquaculture, fisheries, the sport fishing industry, water resources, and the environment.

Capacity Funding Power

NIFA released a new report that measures the effectiveness of its investments to our nation’s land-grant universities — investments that benefit the American public through agriculture and food research, extension, and education projects.

How Food Systems Affect Health

Researchers and extension specialists involved in the NIFA-funded Multistate Research Fund project are engaging communities and facilitating institutional, family, and individual changes that improve health and wellbeing. One such project has investigated how food systems affect human health.