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In an effort to keep nifa.usda.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.

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USDA-REE Leadership Oral Histories

Learn about the rich history of USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) from NIFA Director, Sonny Ramaswamy. NIFA's unique mission is to advance knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, and communities by supporting research, education, and extension programs in the Land-Grant University System and other partner organizations. NIFA doesn't perform actual research, education, and extension but rather helps fund it at the state and local level and provides program leadership in these areas.

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Small Town 4-H’er Reaches for the Stars

Many kids gaze up into the night’s sky and dream of touching the stars. Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station, turned that dream into reality.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

2015 CYFAR Annual Report

The CYFAR annual report highlights the impacts of CYFAR Sustainable Communities Projects funded by NIFA.