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Grant Writing Poster

Poster highlight grant writing resources.

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NIFA FY 2022 President's Budget Proposal

Discretionary funding totaling $1.96 billion will support high-priority issues, including a $700 million investment in America’s flagship agricultural science competitive grants program. The document describes the funding proposed in…

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Nutritional Security Webinar Series Speaker Bios: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice: Speaker bios

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Nutritional Security Webinar Series Flyer: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

Learn about emerging approaches to prioritizing nutrition security in research and practice at an upcoming webinar on Monday, September 27th from 3 – 4:30 p.m. EST (2 – 3:30 p.m. CST).

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MSCFR & RREA Administrative Meeting Brochure

The 2021 McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research (MSCFR) and the Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) programs will hold two events (Fall and Spring) to identify opportunities, discuss challenges, and collaborate in…

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SNAP-Ed FY 2019 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Infographic

SNAP-Ed FY 2019 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Infographic. Findings from FY 2019 Impacts Survey.

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The Junior Disease Detectives

This graphic novella is a work of fiction, but real public health threats and diseases are presented. This story is designed to raise youth awareness of infectious diseases and the public health risks they pose. In addition, this story…

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Vulnerable Populations Infographic

See how Extension professionals can harness vulnerable youth qualities to transform young lives and strengthen communities.

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Programa de Investigación e Innovación para Pequeñas Empresas

El Instituto Nacional de Alimentación y Agricultura (NIFA, por sus siglas en inglés) administra el programa SBIR del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), el cual se centra en proyectos que mejoran la agricultura, el…

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The United States and CGIAR

The United States investment in CGIAR research is a win-win proposition for the U.S. and developing countries. This document describes the five wins from collaboration between the U.S. and CGIAR.

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Youth Development Infographics

These infographics highlight various aspects of NIFA's work in positive youth development.

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Global Engagement Opportunities

NIFA is committed to strengthening American agriculture through global engagement. Applicants to NIFA's programs have opportunities to include international collaborations or activities within their proposals.

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CATIE Brochure

In 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center. There are multiple mechanisms for collaboration among US universities and…

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Fueling Discovery and Engagement in Ag through Competitive Grants Programs

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) envisions a future in which all people, at all times, have sufficient access to safe and nutritious foods that meet the needs and preferences for active and healthy lifestyles…

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Strengthening the Land-Grant University Mission through Capacity Funding

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is committed to supporting the research, education, and extension efforts of its land-grant institution partners. An important source of support for these institutions are…

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Diversifying the Next Generation of Agricultural STEM Leaders

NIFA is committed to developing an agricultural science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce representative of current and projected demographics in America. A diversified workforce is critical for developing the…

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Calls to Conversation - Biosecurity to Protect America's Food and Agricultural System

Tactical science programs protect the integrity, reliability, sustainability, and profitability of the U.S. food and agricultural system against threats from pests, diseases, contaminants, and disasters. It is necessary to mitigate the…

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Calls to Conversation - Nutrition Education Programming in America

NIFA is committed to improving health and reducing hunger and poverty in America through nutrition education programming. Low-income families develop healthy habits in eating, physical activity, food handling, and food storage through…

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Calls to Conversation - Supporting the Tribal Land-Grant Institutions

NIFA commits to catalyzing transformative applied research, education, and extension at 1994 land-grant institutions to address critical challenges in Indian communities across the United States. The 1994 land-grant institutions have…

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Calls to Conversation - Fostering Positive Youth Development

Positive youth development is an intentional approach to promote positive outcomes for young people through family and community youth engagement for the benefit of society. Positive youth development focuses on building relationships…

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EFNEP Paraprofessional Supervision Infographic

Adequate and effective supervision of paraprofessionals is an essential component of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The following resources have been developed for supervisory training, self assessment,…

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NIFA Reinforces the Agricultural and Food Education Pipeline

Agricultural and Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education has been described as a "leaky pipeline," as fewer students remain to pursue careers in these fields as they progress through advanced study…

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NIFA Supports Federal Initiative to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial drugs (antimicrobials) are important for preventing, controlling, and treating diseases that harmful microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites) cause in humans, food animals, and plants. These types of drugs…

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4-H Programming Partnerships

The following partnerships are with Cooperative Extension Service 4-H professionals at the land-grant universities and representatives from National 4-H Council. The Division of Youth and 4-H works with these partners to provide…

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4-H Guiding Principles

The 4-H Guiding Principles document lists effective practices of the guiding principles for positive youth development that underlie all 4-H Youth Development programming.
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