Aquaculture-Related Research Projects

NIFA funds scores of aquaculture research projects

Core Competencies - EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

Core competencies were developed for use by both SNAP-Ed and EFNEP Coordinators. The nutrition program coordinator core competencies identify skill sets needed to be a successful state program coordinator. These competencies were developed to help state coordinators identify current strengths and areas for future professional development. The paraprofessional core competencies identify skill sets needed to be a successful paraprofessional nutrition educator. These competencies were developed to guide state coordinators and program supervisors in hiring, training, and performance management decisions.

Community Nutrition Education (CNE) Logic Model

The CNE Logic Model applies a socio-ecological approach to support a broad continuum of intervention strategies and outcomes over time. The three levels of intervention are: individual, family, or household level; institution, organization, or community level; and social structure/policy level.

FSNE 2002 National LGU/CES Report

This is the first national report for Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE) within the Cooperative Extension/Land-Grant University System. In addition to the two authors cited, this report reflects the combined labors of numerous individuals who devoted many hours of hard work.

BFRDP Stakeholder Input Received 2013 and 2014

Summary of stakeholder input received by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) on or before July 3, 2014, in response to a widely-circulated invitation to provide input to inform the 2015 cycle of grants.

Extension Research Proposals "Improving SNAP-Ed Programs and Evaluations"

The goal of this funding initiative was to support research projects that would provide direct benefit to the delivery or evaluation of SNAP-Ed programs.

Development of a Questionnaire to Assess the Dietary Behavior of Low-Income Populations

This report describes the development of a short, standardized assessment of dietary behaviors associated with dietary quality for use with the food assistance eligible and recipient populations across the United States. The project was conducted by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. under contract to the Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) in 2009.

Aligning and Elevating University-Based Low-Income Nutrition Education

Leadership from the CES Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) requested the assistance of NIFA to facilitate improved alignment and visibility of EFNEP and SNAP-Ed within the LGU-CES, given the importance of both programs to their organizational mission and the health needs of the country's low-income populations.

Memo: Plan for BFRDP - 2014

The Agriculture Act of 2014 funds the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) at $20 million per year for each of the years 2014-2018.

Program of Research Instructions

The Program of Research (POR) process is a means to provide updated documentation to NIFA program managers regarding all of your institution’s active Animal Health and/or McIntire-Stennis projects for the upcoming fiscal year, and is a requirement in order to receive continued funding for these programs from NIFA.