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AFRI Food and Agriculture Non-formal Education Webinar

Join NIFA staff for an information webinar regarding the AFRI Food and Agriculture Non-formal Education program. Major advances in agricultural productivity and rural prosperity in the past have resulted from transformative technologies such as breeding tools and strategies, mechanization and prudent use of agrochemicals. There are several emerging technologies that hold a similar promise. This program area priority will support content development and activities for non-formal education to foster development of technology-savvy youths. Projects must develop activities that cultivate interest and competencies in STEM and in food and agricultural sciences supported by the six Farm Bill Priority areas of AFRI. Data science, including artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics as well as gene editing, and biotechnology will be supported in this program area priority.

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If you have questions or if you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Program Specialist Erika Kraus at erika.kraus@usda.gov no later than November 28. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient and those who require a reasonable accommodation upon request.

 

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