Pacific Northwest Youth to Explore Agriculture through Virtual Reality
The pandemic has taken students out of the classroom, but middle and high-schoolers in Oregon and Washington will be able to explore agriculture through immersive experiences, including virtual reality, and other online activities. The program is made possible through a $1 million rapid-response grant from USDA-NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Education and Workforce Development Program, and is one of eight projects nationwide.
Supporting Veterans and Responding to Farm Stress
Farmers and ranchers across the country continue to struggle amidst the current farm crisis.
Researchers Find Some Forests Crucial for Climate Change Mitigation, Biodiversity
A study by Oregon State University (OSU) researchers has identified forests that should be preserved for their potential to mitigate climate change.
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).