Frequently Asked Questions for the NSF/USDA-NIFA Joint Solicitation Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems

Frequently Asked Questions for the NSF/USDA-NIFA Joint Solicitation: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems

Animal Health Stakeholder Webinar Series Resources

Archived resources for the Animal Health Stakeholder Webinar Series, including a general agenda, priority topics, and top diseases commonly identified through the 2015 ARS Survey

How to Conduct a Cognitive Interview - A Nutrition Education Example

Cognitive interviewing is a technique used to provide insight into learners’ perceptions in which individuals are invited to verbalize thoughts and feelings as they examine information. Use of cognitive interview techniques may improve the development of materials. The example presented in this manual is based on nutrition materials and processes using the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change to increase fruit and vegetable intakes of young adults aged 18 to 24 years. Lack of published cognitive interview guidelines for nutrition education projects prompted development of this manual.

SPECA Stakeholder Feedback

Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Ag in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA) Stakeholder Feedback.

RIIA and DEG Stakeholder Feedback

Resident Instruction Grant Program for Higher Education in the Insular Areas (RIIA) & Distance Education Grants Program for Higher Education in the Insular Areas (DEG)

National Needs Fellowships Stakeholder Feedback

Project director meetings were held August 2015 in Washington, DC, and also during the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) conference in Indiana during July 2017.

Hispanic Serving Institutions Stakeholder Feedback

The conference was held April 9-10, 2018 in Washington, DC at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center.

1890 Institution Capacity Building Feedback

1890 Association of Extension Administrators (AEA) and 1890 Association of Research Directors (ARD) Joint Winter Meeting in Washington, DC on January 30, 2018.


This page contains the Frequently asked questions pages in relation to the VSGP program.

Division of Environmental Systems Fact Sheet

The purpose of this document is to provide background information on the Division of Environmental Systems.