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Announcement
Thursday, July 30, 2015

National Farmer's Market Week

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.

Announcement
Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Passing of Dr. George E. Cooper

We have lost a great champion for the nation’s historically black colleges and a leader in the realm of animal husbandry and nutrition.

Announcement
Friday, July 17, 2015

FY 2016 Capacity Funds Request for Applications Update

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.