Joint Economic Research Service (ERS) and NIFA Program. This program invites proposals that address issues surrounding how big data influences markets, industry structure, and agricultural and food value chains. Invited projects include research only on development and applications of big data and integrated projects designed to train agricultural economists in the use of data science.
In an effort to keep nifa.usda.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.
The Nutrition and Health Committee for Planning and Guidance, formed in 2008, works with NIFA national program leaders (NPL) to strategically position extension programs for the future. Committee members represent all regions of the country and are from the 1862 and 1890 land-grant institutions. The Nutrition and Health Committee for Planning and Guidance resources are provided below for historical record-keeping.
Archived Webinars for the 2016 Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series.
Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series - Archived Webinars for 2015.
On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Association for Vertical Farming kicked off its annual summit in Washington D.C. Each year a rich assortment of companies, city planners, research institutions and governmental bodies gather to exchange their experiences, perspectives and ideas in the field of vertical farming.