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Announcement
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Cooperative extension programs help farmers stay in business

May 8 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, which established the Cooperative Extension System, a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the land-grant universities.

Announcement
Wednesday, February 3, 2016

USDA Awards More Than $15 Million to Support Plant Production Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced more than $15 million in grants that will provide fundamental research through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s (AFRI) Plant Health and Production and Plant Products (PHPPP) program areas.