First established on Oct. 16, 1979, World Food Day recognizes the day in 1945 when 42 countries assembled in Quebec, Canada to create the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to free humanity from hunger and malnutrition, effectively managing the global food system.
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The final agenda and biographies for the Data Science in Agriculture Summit.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today honored several of its Land-Grant University partners during its annual Day of Appreciation ceremony. Those honored were recognized for supporting NIFA’s vision to catalyze transformative discoveries, education, and engagement to address agricultural challenges.