Information related to NIFA's FY 2016 Budget. The FY 2016 House and Senate Appropriations Committee Actions is a brief memo that highlights specific portions of the 2017 bill that may be of specific interest to the Agency's partners. The FY 2016 Appropriations Table shows the distribution of funding in the 2016 Appropriations Bill.
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Information related to NIFA's FY 2015 Budget. The FY 2015 Explanatory Statement and Appropriations is the Congressional text related to agency. The FY 2015 Appropriations Table the distribution of funding in the 2015 Appropriations Bill.
Information related to NIFA's FY 2014 Budget. The FY 2014 Explanatory Statement and Appropriations is the Congressional text related to agency. The FY 2014 Appropriations Table shows the distribution of funding in the 2014 Appropriations Bill.
Joint Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and NIFA. This program is designed to enhance our understanding of the roles payments for ecosystem services and/or payments for conservation practices play to protect or improve ecosystem services. Research is needed to assess the value of public benefits associated with changes in ecosystem services arising from the use of agricultural management practices. Development of such methods are necessary for advancing the ability to design and implement mechanisms to manage and protect agriculturally related natural resources.