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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.

Announcement
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

USDA Announces Funding Available to Support Education and Ag in the Classroom Projects, Programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced more than $850,000 in available funding to support the Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom (SPECA) Challenge Grants Program. These grants will help ensure that a competent and qualified workforce will exist to serve the food, agricultural, natural resource, and human (FANH) sciences system.