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In recognition of the important aspect farmers markets play in American life, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has proclaimed August 2–8 as National Farmers Market Week. This week marks its 16th annual celebration.
Rather than have their own science-based questions direct their research, Dr. Josiah Heyman and his research partner Dr. William Hargrove will let stakeholders – the actual users of their science – point the way.
We have lost a great champion for the nation’s historically black colleges and a leader in the realm of animal husbandry and nutrition.
Based in part on stakeholder feedback, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) examined its processes to look for better ways to serve its community. As a result, NIFA has been and is releasing Request For Applications (RFA) for most of the FY 2016 Capacity funding programs during late June through mid-July 2015.