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Resource
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities Webinar (AERC) 2016

The 2016 Agricultural Economics and Rural Communities program area (AERC) has several grant opportunities you or your colleagues may be interested in. The programs deal with topics such as behavioral economics, trade, agr-environmental policy, socioeconomics, bioenergy, and rural communities as they relate to agriculture. Please join us for a discussion of these interesting grant opportunities!

Blog
Friday, May 27, 2016

Nutritional Security Through Sustainable Agriculture

Nutritional security is defined as “a situation that exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.”

Announcement
Thursday, May 26, 2016

USDA-NSF Announce Competition to Help Small Businesses Achieve Economic Success

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced the availability of $200,000 in prize funding to provide entrepreneurship training to small businesses through the Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I-FAST) pilot program.