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Committee and Working Groups

  • National Science Foundation, National Visiting Committee AgrowKnowledge Center
  • Livestock Marketing Information Center, Technical Advisory Committee
  • FarmDoc Advisory Committee
  • National Institute for Commodity Promotion Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee
  • USDA Interagency Economic Projections Committee
  • ECOP Social Science Working Group
  • ESCOP Leadership Advisory Committee
  • C-FARE

 

Economics Association Affiliations

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Agricultural Marketing and Trade Program Information

NIFA supports a wide range of programs that enhance the domestic and international competitiveness of American agriculture, and the competitiveness and sustainability of rural and farm economies. This is achieved by partnering with land-grant and other colleges and universities, and other public and private institutions to advance knowledge and understanding of domestic and international marketing and trade policy and methods.

National program leaders administer multiple federal assistance sources, working closely with land-grant and other partners to guide the development of research, education, and extension activities related to agricultural marketing and trade.

Program leaders also provide liaison and review services to land-grant institutions, and facilitate communication among partners on issues related to marketing and trade through listservs, Web pages, and stimulated intellectual development of agricultural market and trade through participation in associations, committees and working groups.

 

Marketing and Trade Portfolio Alignment to NIFA Strategic Plan

Goal 1:

  • Objective 1.1: Provide Research, Education, and Extension to Expand and Maintain International Export Opportunities
  • Objective 1.2: Support International Economic Development and Trade Capacity Building

 

Goal 2:

  • Objective 2.1: Provide Research, Education, and Extension to Expand Domestic Market Opportunities
  • Objective 2.2: Provide Research, Education, and Extension to Increase the Efficiency of Agricultural Production Marketing Systems

 

NIFA Knowledge Areas

  • 603 Market Economics
  • 604 Marketing & Distribution Practices
  • 606 International Trade and Development
  • 609 Economic Theory and Methods
  • 610 Domestic Policy Analysis
  • 611 Foreign Policy and Programs

 

2007 Research Portfolio

Funding Source

Active

Projects

Total *

Projects

Hatch Act

426

799

Special Research Grant

112

227

USDA In-house

103

153

State Funded

  94

170

Other

  67

123

USDA Cooperative Agreement

  62

106

National Research Initiative

  44

129

Small Business Innovation Research

  39

 46

McIntire Stennis Act

  39

 69

Evans Allen Act

  19

 29

Other USDA Grant

  18

 26

Renewable Resources Extension Act

   5

  5

Science & Education Resource Development

   5

  7

USDA Contract

   2

   13

Smith Lever Act 3D

   1

  1

Animal Health   

   1

  2

Other Extension

   1

  1

Source:  CRIS Assisted Search, 25 Jan. 2007 http://cris.nifa.usda.gov/

* Active, extended, new, pending, revised, recently terminated

 

Multistate Research Committees

  • Economic Assessment of Changes in Trade Arrangements, Bio-terrorism Threats & Renewable Fuels Requirements on the U.S. Grain & Oilseed Sector NC 1016

  • Impact Analysis & Decision Strategies for Agricultural Research NC 1034

  • Research & Education Support for the Renewal of Agriculture of the Middle NC 1036

  • Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting & Market Risk Management NCCC 134

  • Research Committee on Commodity Promotion NEC 063

    Impacts of Trade & Domestic Policies on Competitiveness & Performance of Southern Agriculture S 1016

  • Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Innovations and Demand Assessment S 1019

  • Managing and Marketing Environmental Plants for Improved Production, Profitability & Efficiency S 1021

  • Marketing, Trade & Management of Fisheries & Aquaculture Resources W 1004

  • Assessing China as a Market & Competitor WERA 101

    

Extension Committees

  • Southern Extension Marketing Committee
  • Western Extension Marketing Committee

 

NIFA List Servs

 

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