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Application Deadline: 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions,including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State

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National Dairy Month Profile: Dr. Janos Zempleni

In celebration of National Dairy Month, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is highlighting NIFA-funded researcher Dr. Janos Zempleni.
Dr. Zempleni serves as the director of the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Disease through Dietary Molecules at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Image provided by Dr. Zempleni.

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Vilsack Announces Bioproduct Pilot Program Funded by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Secretary Vilsack announced the USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials.
image of farm combine harvesting corn, courtesy of AdobeStock

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Application Deadline: Bioproduct Pilot Program

The Bioproduct Pilot Program seeks to study the benefits of using materials derived from covered agricultural commodities for manufacture of construction and consumer products. This program directs the USDA to partner with no less than

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Land-grant Universities Conducting Agricultural Safety and Health Research and Extension

Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. Across the nation, people who work or live on farms and ranches are regularly exposed to dangerous machinery, sharp tools, toxic chemicals, biological pathogens, confined spaces, extreme temperatures and other hazards that can cause injuries or deaths.
A farmer on a tractor prepares the land for the next growing season. Photo courtesy of Adobe Stock.

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Bioproduct Pilot Program

image of farm combine harvesting corn, courtesy of AdobeStock

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Bioproduct Pilot Program Informational Webinar

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) invites the public to participate in an informational webinar for the FY 2022 Bioproduct Pilot Program (BPP). The BPP, which is authorized under the Infrastructure Investment and

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National Pollinator Month Profile: Amy Vu

In celebration of National Pollinator Month, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is highlighting NIFA-funded Extension Specialist Amy Vu.
University of Florida’s Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory offers train-the-trainer events to equip county agents with the knowledge and materials they need to implement their own programs. Image by Amy Vu.

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Urban, Indoor and Emerging Agriculture Program Informational Webinar

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) invites the public to participate in an informational webinar for the FY 2022 Urban, Indoor and Emerging Agriculture Program.     The UIE program supports research,

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National Pollinator Month Profile: Dr. Anahí Espíndola

In celebration of National Pollinator Month, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is highlighting NIFA-funded researcher Dr. Anahí Espíndola. Dr. Espíndola serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at University of Maryland (UMD).
Dr. Espindola serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at University of Maryland.

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Webinar: Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy Grant Program

USDA NIFA is inviting the public to join an informational webinar for the Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy grant program. The Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy grant program (PDAL) (A7501) is being

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National Pollinator Month Profile: Dr. Andony Melathopoulos

In celebration of National Pollinator Month, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is highlighting NIFA-funded researcher Dr. Andony Melathopoulos. Dr. Melathopoulos serves as an Extension pollinator specialist for Oregon State University.
Dr. Andony Melathopoulos conducts outreach education at the Oregon Zoo. Image provided by Dr. Melathopoulos

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AFRI Special Topics: Meat and Poultry Processing - Agricultural Workforce Training (A7602)

The Meat and Poultry Processing-Agricultural Workforce Training grant program (A7602) is being offered through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Request for Applications. For eligibility

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Mango Magic

June is National Mango Month. In this video, learn about tropical fruits grown in Florida that you might not have heard of before from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences' Tropical Fruit Specialist Dr. Jonathan Crane.
A pile of fresh mangos, courtesy of Adobe Stock. 

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National Dairy Month Profile: Dr. Li Ma

In celebration of National Dairy Month, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is highlighting NIFA-funded researcher Dr. Li Ma.
Dr. Li Ma working with computers and big data generated from the dairy industry. Image provided by Dr. Ma.

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NIFA-APHIS Program Priorities Informational Webinar 

USDA NIFA is inviting the public to join an informational webinar regarding augmented program area priorities for the following Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

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Pollination—Day or Night

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture supports pollinator research in a variety of ways including through competitive grants and capacity funding.
butterfly in field of wildflowers, courtesy of AdobeStock

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SCSU Team Finds Ozone Treatment to Manage Stored-Product Pests

South Carolina State University researchers have found that ozone treatment could be an alternative for managing all life stages of select stored-product insect pests.
Dr. Rizana Mahroof, left, demonstrates how to sort male and female pupae of the red flour beetle. Photo courtesy of ARD Updates and South Carolina State University.
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